Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in Ireland, independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

Dublin Short Break

Dublin Short Break. Discover the city and the rugged coast.

Fancy heading for a Dublin short break?  James Ruddy stays at a cool new hotel and enjoys a glorious winter seaside day out in the fair city.

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guide to Waterford

Insider guide to Waterford, South East Ireland.

Isabel Conway enjoys a royal tour of Ireland’s oldest city in her inside guide to Waterford

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Ardtara Country House

Ardtara Country House, Northern Ireland

Isabel Conway visits Ardtara Country House, a hotel whose story reaches back to the origins of the glory days of Northern Ireland’s linen industry.

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Ferrycarrig Hotel, Co Wexford

After four months of coronavirus lockdown restrictions we were almost giddy with excitement and anticipation, at last, to head off for a quick break at Ferrycarrig Hotel, Co Wexford

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Tulfarris Hotel. County Wicklow

Ireland is good at doing genuine warmth and Caoimhe the receptionist doles it out in large amounts as we check-in and assigned a room upgrade

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