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Short Breaks in Ireland

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With the Easter, long weekend almost upon us, many of you will be turning towards thoughts of short breaks. With our new tailor-made booking system, it’s even easier to pick and choose where you’d like to spend your available time. Today we’ll

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4 Epic Roads on the Wild Atlantic Way

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Over the years, I have travelled along every part of the Wild Atlantic Way route, many times. Through my work here at IrelandWays.com, as part of the many cycling events I have been involved in and during my leisure time

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Must-watch movies filmed in Ireland

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If you take a walking or cycling trip with IrelandWays.com you may find that some of the landscapes look strangely familiar. This is because you may have seen them featured as backdrops in movies and TV series. Over the years

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What is the Dingle Way?

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The Dingle Way is a 162 kilometre looped walk around the Dingle peninsula in County Kerry. It starts and finishes in Tralee and takes in stunning seascapes, mountain trails, quiet country lanes and green roads. The peninsula is also home

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Highlights of the Kerry Way

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The Kerry Way is one of the most popular way-marked trails in Ireland and at 214 kilometres it is the longest in the country. The way circles the Iveragh Peninsula which is more commonly known as ‘The Ring of Kerry’.

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What is the Burren Way?

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The Burren is an area of County Clare which is one of the most unusual in Ireland. It is a karst limestone landscape which is equal parts otherworldly and beautiful. Much of the area the Burren Way passes through is

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What is the Wicklow Way?

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The Wicklow Way is one of the most scenic, popular and oldest way-marked walking routes in Ireland. The way covers 127km from Clonegal, Co. Carlow to Marlay Park in Dublin. It was formally established in 1980 after years of hard

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Highlights of the Beara Way

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The Beara Way is a walking route which will take you around the stunning Beara Peninsula. The quiet country roads, well-kept off-road trails and picturesque villages make this peninsula a walker’s paradise. As well as the beautiful trails and stunning

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Some Irish phrases to help you along the way

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With St. Patrick’s Day (Paddy’s Day) just around the corner, the IrelandWays.com team has put together some useful phrases and sayings as gaeilge (in Irish/Gaelic) to help you as you enjoy your walking or cycling holiday in Ireland. You will find the

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What is the Barrow Way?

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The River Barrow is the longest of the grouping of rivers known as The Three Sisters (the other two being The Suir and The Nore). It rises in the Slieve Bloom Mountains in Co. Laois and enters the sea through

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What kind of bike gear do I need to bring?

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In terms of bike gear, for your cycling holiday in Ireland we recommend you bring cycling shoes or stiff-soled sneakers, cycling gloves and cycling shorts (tight or not tight), cycling tights, long-sleeved shirt, rain gear (jacket pants), sunglasses, sweater-sweatshirt. If

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Do I bring my pedals?

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If you are cycling the Wild Atlantic Way with IrelandWays.com, our rental bikes come with a standard pedal (with or without straps).  If you have SPD pedals, feel free to bring them for your cycling holiday in Ireland.

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