To continue with our blog on the top reasons to take a trip to Ireland in 2015, we are highlighting some more of our top picks and reasons to take a trip to Ireland in 2015.
Taking a trip to Dublin’s Irish Whiskey Museum
One of the biggest attractions in Dublin city centre is the Irish Whiskey Museum. Situated across from the famous Trinity College, this museum is popular with those taking a vacation in Ireland. Visitors can enjoy a journey through time in a historic setting where the museum unveils the intriguing and interesting tale of Irish whiskey. The interactive tour boasts a fun tour like no other in Dublin! Exhibitions at the Irish Whiskey Museum are set to bring the stories of Ireland’s whiskey heritage to life. The interactive tour boasts talented tale-tellers and most importantly, whiskey tasting!
Sampling some of the eateries, boutique hotels and county houses listed in Ireland’s Blue Book Collection…
Another recommendation for 2015 is to sample some of Ireland’s elite accommodation providers and eateries, listed in Ireland’s Blue Book Collection. Included in the prestigious guide are a collection of Ireland’s finest country houses, eateries and hotels. Entries are judged strictly on numerous criteria including a strong individualistic style, atmosphere and character. The coveted entries for 2015 include Ghan House, which is located in Carlingford, County Louth, Campagne restaurant in Kilkenny, Seaview House in Ben Bulben County Sligo and Restaurant Forty One, restaurant in Dublin city centre. The new additions brings the total number of entries in the guide to 47.
150th Anniversary of WB Yeats
2015 is set to be the 150th anniversary of the birth of WB Yeats. Born in June 1865, Yeats quickly became one of Ireland’s most celebrated poets. To celebrate the life and works of WB Yeats, there are a range of events, readings, plays and celebrations planned in 2015 to mark the occasion. With the majority of events taking place over the Summer, there is no better time to visit the West of Ireland and in particular County Sligo, where Glencar Waterfall, the Lake Isle of Innisfree amongst many other attractions are set to be frequented by many visitors during the year.