Why Visit Ireland?

To wrap up 2012, I wanted to share the most popular, most read posts here at Ireland with Kids.  The number one post of the year is actually a collaboration piece, with input from some of the most well known Ireland bloggers across the web.

County Offaly Ireland 40 Shades of Green

Though the term ’40 Shades of Green’ comes directly from a Johnny Cash song, it’s easy to see where the Man in Black got the idea; a view in County Offaly.

Originally published March 22, 2012, this post answers the question we are all asked- often.  Why Ireland?

I was thrilled to have Felicity Hayes-McCoy, Dr. Jessie Voigts, Michele Erdvig and Corey Taratuta share with me the reasons behind their passion for Ireland.  From the friendliness of the people to the mystique surrounding every mist shrouded ruin, enjoy the musings of some of the web’s best know Ireland fanatics.

No land is more enchanting than Ireland. Even if you’re beyond the age when you’re “supposed” to believe in faeries, the moment you step foot in Ireland a feeling of possibility washes over you. You just don’t know what could be at the top of those castle towers or at the end of the rainbow.

While many make much of pub tours and guided bus travel, Ireland has much to offer families. From storybook castles to magnificent gardens, wide open spaces to the bustle of international cities, breathtaking natural scenery to man made megalithic structures, Ireland opens her arms and welcomes your family to explore her ancient sites, traverse her green fields and discover her treasures.

Ireland has become my family’s favorite destination; every trip feels like a homecoming. Here at Ireland with Kids I want to share the beauty of Ireland and the family friendliness brochures often miss.

Continue reading the most popular article of 2012, Why Ireland?….

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