Category Archives: Donegal

Wild Atlantic Way short film premieres across Great Britain

Tweet Tourism Ireland in association with Smooth Radio has released the third in a series of short films promoting the island of Ireland to potential visitors from Great Britain. The short film features actor Richard E Grant exploring the Wild Atlantic … Continue reading

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Ireland’s county names… What do they mean?

Followers of both Gaelic football and hurling will be familiar with the counties of Ireland being displayed in the Irish language. But what do these names actually mean? Continue reading

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Failte Ireland launch Wild Atlantic Way App

Tweet This week Fáilte Ireland released drone footage of the 2,500km Wild Atlantic Way Route, taken by filmmaker Robert Fogarty.  In addition to this Failte Ireland has also released an app which is now available to download.  The app includes … Continue reading

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Ireland makes Lonely Planet’s Top 10 countries for 2015

The Lonely Planet has picked a vacation to Ireland in its Top 10 countries to visit in 2015. Continue reading

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New Tourism Push for Ireland

Tweet Tourism Ireland and Failte Ireland have been busy promoting Ireland as a destination. These days you can barely open a magazine or turn on the television without seeing the country being used as a backdrop. The aim of this … Continue reading

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Hollywood actor Paul Rudd claims Ireland is ‘hands down the greatest place on earth’

Anchorman and Dinner for Schmucks star, Paul Rudd, claimed that Ireland is “the greatest place on earth” during an interview with David Letterman recently. Continue reading

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Embark on unforgettable golfing vacation in Ireland

A golf vacation in Ireland is sure to guarantee plenty of awe inspiring scenes and sounds and if you are a fan of links golf, then you’ll be in paradise! Continue reading

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Donegal Gem, Harvey’s Point Hotel, makes Tripadvisor ‘perfection’ list

Tweet Tripadvisor has just published its best hotels of 2014 and an irish hotel has made the list. Harvey’s Point in County Donegal has made the list that Tripadvisor describe as being “the closest you can get to travel perfection” … Continue reading

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‘Pilgrim Paths’ Ireland’s answer to Camino de Santiago

Tweet For those who are familiar with Camino de Santiago will know about its religious history, beautiful scenery and popularity for drawing tourists. For those who aren’t familiar, Camino de Santiago is an ancient path in northern Spain where Santo … Continue reading

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The Wild Atlantic Way – Ireland’s latest tourist attraction

Ireland’s tourist board, Tourism Ireland, will be launching the world’s longest defined coastal touring route in March which will be known as The Wild Atlantic Way. Continue reading

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