Ireland’s culture

Westport, County Mayo

Ireland is full of heart. You can feel it in the rhythm of the music, the warmth of the welcome, the hum of good conversation. Come and see for yourself

Follow your heart

Ireland's pubs

Ireland's pubs

From cosy firesides to ancient taverns full of character, Ireland's pubs are famous the world over.

Belfast to Connemara – a journey

Belfast to Connemara – a journey

Magical sights, epic adventures and delicious food stories: fill your heart on this eight-day trail from Belfast to Connemara.

Explore from Westport

Explore from Westport

Introducing Westport: one of the jolliest little towns in Ireland and great base from which to explore the Wild Atlantic Way.

Surf Coast

Surf Coast

Sea and land combine to create a vista of pure poetry on the Wild Atlantic Way's Surf Coast.

Sounds of Ireland

Sounds of Ireland

From lilting traditional melodies to rock 'n' roll trailblazers to buzzing venues – see what makes the Irish music scene sound so good.

Bay Coast

Bay Coast

Welcome to a kaleidoscope of raw landscapes where land and water collide along the Wild Atlantic Way.

Northern Headlands: top tours

Northern Headlands: top tours

From fascinating heritage sights to breathtaking heights, get ready to embark on a tour of a lifetime around County Donegal’s Northern Headlands.

Ireland's cities

Ireland's cities

From the buzzing streets of Dublin to the walled wonders of Derry~Londonderry, Ireland's cities are brimming with culture.

Westport: the waters and the wild

Westport: the waters and the wild

Westport is the perfect place to embark on an outdoor adventure, from sacred mountains and stately homes to island-studded bays.

Charming towns and villages of the Wild Atlantic Way

Charming towns and villages of the Wild Atlantic Way

From seaside towns wrapped in the elements of the ocean to villages teeming with character and tradition, the Wild Atlantic Way is home to many wonderful settlements.

Surf Coast: top tours

Surf Coast: top tours

Cycle up a mountain, set sail for a deserted island and forage for mussels - see the Surf Coast in a way you never expected.

Ireland's Unique Accommodation

Ireland's Unique Accommodation

Sightseeing in Ireland is that bit more of an adventure when you can lay your head somewhere special, like a hulking castle or cliff-top lighthouse... This year, travel somewhere different.

Test your knowledge of Ireland’s literary legends

Test your knowledge of Ireland’s literary legends

Put your knowledge of literature to the test with our Ireland's literary legends quiz!

Make a break for Bundoran

Make a break for Bundoran

Bundoran in County Donegal is the place to go on the Wild Atlantic Way. Surf or cycle, there's no end to the entertainment when you visit...

Belfast and beyond

Belfast and beyond

Buzzing Belfast has it all. And it makes a great base from which to explore some of Northern Ireland's most intriguing sights.

Charming towns and villages of the Causeway Coastal Route

Charming towns and villages of the Causeway Coastal Route

Get set for a glorious adventure amongst picturesque towns and scenic fishing villages along Lonely Planet’s Number One region to visit for 2018.

How Belfast became Titanic Town

How Belfast became Titanic Town

Unlike anywhere in the world, it's here in Belfast that Titanic’s soul, story and sorrow are etched not just on the city, but in the history books, too.

Artisans and slow adventure in Northern Ireland

Artisans and slow adventure in Northern Ireland

Step away from the rush and bustle. Slow travel is the way to go and Northern Ireland is your first stop!

Literary legend: Seamus Heaney

Literary legend: Seamus Heaney

Poet and Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney drew his inspiration from the land of his childhood. Come and explore the places that fuelled his imagination.

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