Unique Tours programme showcases the Lake County

“For decades, we’ve watched visitors stop off briefly in Mullingar, before travelling further west, passing through this county, unaware of its many attractions. This area has much more to offer than many other...

Eye on Mayo – There’s nothing “Quiet” like it!

Known worldwide for the village of Cong of ‘The Quiet Man’ fame, its Croagh Patrick Pilgrimage and Knock Shrine, Westport House, stunning views and not forgetting Grace O’Malley, Connacht’s second-biggest county has lots more...

Sligo – Land of Heart’s Desire

By Aidan Wall On my first day in the Yeats country of Co Sligo, I visited the seaside resort of Strandhill, on the south side of Sligo Bay, which lies beneath the great bulk of...

A journey through a miner’s life

The crunch of the ground beneath the feet, the dripping of water overhead, the intensity of the darkness in areas without lighting, the sheer sense of the incredible endurance of those men who worked...

Connemara Days – The Quiet Man revisited!

By Michael Fox It can probably be argued, with some justification, that no film has done more to boost Irish tourism in the last fifty years or so, attracting in particular many visitors to Ireland...