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Experience Ireland: the Emerald Isle’s mythical tales

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

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Explore this charming land in the utmost style, with local experts on hand to delve into unique experiences with you. Here are some of our favorites:

1) Book of Kells

In Dublin, enjoy a VIP priority trip to Trinity College with university insider, Joseph. Learn what goes on behind the scenes in a fun and informative way. You’ll be fast tracked into the Book of Kells for a viewing of the exhibition in the Old Library.

2) Giant’s Causeway

Steeped in legend, Giant’s Causeway is rumored to be the handiwork of the mythical beings it was named after. These spectacular, towering hexagonal basalt columns make up Northern Ireland’s only UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the country’s most impressive sights.

3) Ashford Castle

The jewel in the crown of the Red Carnation Hotel Collection. The castle’s beauty and surroundings have attracted many notable figures over the years, including Hollywood greats John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara.

4) Londonderry

Known for its history and art, Londonderry, should not be overlooked in your exploration of the country. Once here you’ll be met by a local guide who will talk to you about local life and present you with an unbiased understanding of the city’s history.

5) Hurling Experience

What better way to learn about a sport than by meeting an ex player? In Kilkenny, you’ll discover more about hurling and its history. Watch a short video on the skill and speed needed to play this unique sport, before you have a go with guidance from the pro himself.

Related itinerary: IRISH ELEGANCE (PREVIEW 2020)

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