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Game of Thrones Tours

Written on July 21, 2016

Did you know the Northern Ireland is home to some of the most important film locations for HBO’s Game of Throne series? With many different tours operating from Dublin and Belfast. Belfast is home to Titanic Studios where Game of Thrones is shot, and only a stone’s throw away from other filming locations across Northern  Continue Reading »

Glendalough, Co. Wicklow

Written on July 15, 2016

While renowned for it’s magnificent scenery Glendalough is also full of a rich and varied heritage in terms of history, monuments, archaeology, architecture, landscapes, geology, parks, flora, fauna, wildlife habitats & mining history. The Glendalough Valley was carved out by glaciers during the Ice Age and the two lakes, from which Glendalough gets its name, were formed when the ice  Continue Reading »

Down Cathedral, Co. Down

Written on July 13, 2016

Down Cathedral, the Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity, is a Church of Ireland cathedral located in the town of Downpatrick in Northern Ireland. It stands on Cathedral Hill overlooking the town. It is one of two cathedrals in the Diocese of Down and Dromore (the other is Dromore Cathedral) in the County of Armagh. The cathedral is centre point in Downpatrick.  Continue Reading »

Knock Shrine, County Mayo

Written on July 7, 2016

Knock Shrine (Irish: Cnoc Mhuire, “Hill of Mary” or “Mary’s Hill”) is a Roman Catholic pilgrimage site and National Shrine in the village of Knock, County Mayo, Ireland, where observers stated that there was an apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Saint Joseph, Saint John the Evangelist, angels, and Jesus Christ (the Lamb of God)  Continue Reading »

Rock Of Cashel, Co. Tipperary

Written on July 7, 2016

The Rock of Cashel (Carraig Phádraig), it’s more formal name is St. Patrick’s Rock, it is also known as Cashel of the Kings. Reputedly the site of the conversion of Aenghus the King of Munster by St. Patrick in the 5th century AD., long before the Norman invasion, The Rock of Cashel was the seat  Continue Reading »