Category Archives: Limerick

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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Condé Nast Traveler Magazine names four Irish hotels in their Top 10 European Resorts

Tweet Condé Nast Traveler magazine has named four of Ireland’s prestigious hotels amongst their Top 10 European Resorts. The hotels featured include Sheen Falls in County Kerry which topped the poll at number 1, Ashford Castle in County Mayo reached … Continue reading

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Follow in footsteps of Giants through Limerick

Limerick City will be host to a fitting climatic cultural spectacle, between 5th and 7th September 2014, with the Royal de Luxe presenting ‘The Giant’s Journey’. Continue reading

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Tourism Ireland brings “The Giant’s Journey” to life in Limerick

Ireland’s national tourist agency, Tourism Ireland, has produced a new online video to help promote the Limerick City of Culture’s flagship event, Royal de Luxe’s The Giant’s Journey. Continue reading

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8 Irish Universities in World Top 1,000

The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) recently published a list of the top 1,000 third-level institutions which featured eight of Ireland’s universities. Continue reading

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Feile Brian Boru

Feile Brian Boru, 3rd to 6th July, forms part of the millennium celebrations in honour of Irish legend Brian Boru and the Battle of Clontarf which took place back in 1014. Continue reading

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Ireland seeks to increase revenue from sports tourism

Tweet During a major tourism summit hosted in Limerick City this week it was announced that Ireland could double its revenue from sport tourism up to as much as €600 million over the next five years. Over recent years the sports tourism … Continue reading

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Top 10 things to do in Ireland in 2014 – Part One (Cuid Amháin)

To help you peer through the endless destinations and Ireland vacation offers we’ve selected the Top 10 things to do in Ireland during 2014. Continue reading

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Riverdance to kick of Limerick City of Culture 2014 in style

Riverdance will be the inaugural flagship event for Limerick City of Culture 2014 and also mark the homecoming for Limerick born composer, Bill Whelan. Continue reading

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Ireland popped the cork on 2014 in dazzling style

Limerick and Dublin were to focus of Ireland’s New Years Eve celebrations as the cork was popped on 2014. Continue reading

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