Ireland Itinerary Planning: Find Fun at the Lough

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When you’re planning your Ireland vacation it can be very, very tempting to stick to the rugged coastlines or the activity in some of the larger tourist areas. Ireland Itinerary Planning Tip: Find Fun at the Lough For hundreds of years the loughs (or lakes) of Ireland have provided safety and sustenance, been home to ancient [...]

10 of the Best Castles to Visit in Ireland

Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny, Ireland

When you think of Ireland, you can’t help but think of castles. Castle ruins, beautifully restored castles, castles that lie somewhere in between. What I’ve learned from traveling through Ireland with kids is that not every castle is worthy of a stop. Castle fatigue is possible (yes, really). “Not another castle!” actually escaped my girls’ [...]