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March 2, 2018

NEW SUPERFERRY TO THE ARAN ISLANDS

We are delighted to announce that sailings from Doolin to the Aran Islands and Cliffs of Moher are set to get faster and much more comfortable thanks to Ireland’s newest cruise ship. It will be launched in May 2018, by our sister company Doolin2Aran Ferries, which is owned by the Garrihy Family of Doolin who […]

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May 28, 2017

Dusty the Dolphin

A wonderful character that has become a regular sight at Doolin Pier and Inisheer is Dusty the Dolphin. Dusty first arrived to Doolin back around the year of 1999. A local woman named Dolores Delaney won a radio competition back then to give the new Doolin resident a name. Dolores chose the name Dusty after […]

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April 2, 2017

FILM LOCATION IRELAND

From Hollywood blockbusters to captivating screen romances, and – most recently – a journey to a galaxy far, far away, the spectacular panoramas of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way have provided the backdrop for some of cinema’s most iconic and enduring moments. So let your imagination fly, grab some popcorn and discover more about the films […]

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March 2, 2017

Fáilte – Welcome to County Galway

A brief history Galway City originally formed from a small fishing village located in the area near the Spanish Arch called ‘The Claddagh’ where the River Corrib meets Galway Bay. Galway later became a walled town in the year 1232 after the territory was captured by the Anglo Normans lead by Richard De Burgo. The […]

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March 1, 2017

Fáilte – Welcome to County Donegal

Lose yourself in some of the finest scenery Ireland has to offer.   If you long to get away from it all, then Donegal is the perfect spot. With soaring sea cliffs that plummet 300 meters, deserted white sandy beaches, jaw-dropping landscapes, excellent seafood and quiet cozy pubs, Donegal forces you to sit back, slow […]

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February 27, 2017

A limestone bed of raw beauty

You may have travelled with me along this limestone plateau and wondered at its stark surreal beauty, but what is the Burren? The place name the Burren is a phonetic Anglicisation of the Irish place name An Bhoireann which means a place of stone or rocky place. Stretching across northern Clare, from the Atlantic coast […]

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February 25, 2017

Diamond Hill Mountain, easy to think of it as a tame climb!

With its neatly waymarked trails, its convenient proximity to the Connemara National Park Visitor Centre and its suitability for all ages and stages (suitably fit and equipped). This is a true walkers paradise and whilst only standing 1,460 feet (445m) from sea level it really is a splendid challenge for non-mountaineers What you see from […]

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February 23, 2017

You thought the Cliffs of Moher were high at 214m?

Here at Croaghaun in Achill we are 688m above sea level THE HIGHEST CLIFFS IN IRELAND & THE UK This is Achill, in the west of Ireland Lashed by the ocean, carved by the wind and swept by the rain, Achill is one of Ireland’s most spectacular and beautiful places. Achill’s rugged landscape features dramatic […]

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February 23, 2017

Storms near Doolin

It’s fair to say that most visitors to both Doolin and the Cliffs of Moher would prefer a sun drenched warm day to explore. In truth though this rugged stretch of Irelands coastline rarely looks more spectacular than when the spring storms arrive. I f your planning to visit the cliffs either as part of […]

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February 21, 2017

Irelands west coast, its people, land and ocean explored

Wild Atlantic Way Day Tours Planning a visit to the Wild Atlantic Way? Then you’re in for a treat! This 2,500km stretch of glorious rugged coast along the west of Ireland is home to soaring mountains, jutting headlands, breath-taking cliff faces and lush green forests. Whether you’re seeking an epic adventure or a remote, tranquil […]

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