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What type of walking shoes do you need?

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The wrong type of walking shoes can make your journey uncomfortable, tiresome and hurt your feet. Choosing the right type of footwear is essential to any walking holiday. There are a few things to consider before you purchase your next

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Ireland Interactive hiking map

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Do you want to learn more about the best hikes and trails in Ireland? We have designed an interactive hiking map for all to enjoy! Our map includes video footage of some of our most popular hiking routes, including: the

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Sunday Walks 2017

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Join us on the last Sunday of the month  for a fun Sunday walk where we will help you to prepare for your next big adventure. Our travel experts team up with CaminoWays.com and we will be getting outdoors for

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The Kerry Camino Festival 2017

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The Kerry Camino is a walking trail hiking from the towns of Tralee to Dingle, in County Kerry, in the South of Ireland. The Kerry Camino follows a section of The Dingle Way, taking a route believed to have been

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Valentine’s gift voucher

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Do you have a loved one who always dreamed of hiking the beautiful Irish coastline? Why not buy one of our travel gift vouchers to put into their Valentine’s day card? Whether you would like to give someone a helping hand towards

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WIN: A short break on the Wicklow Way

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Competition time! We have teamed up with Visit Wicklow tourism to offer our readers the chance to win a short break for two people on the wonderful Wicklow Way. The Wicklow Way is one of the most loved trails in

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4 inspiring adventures in Ireland

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For 2017, we are all about the outdoors. This year it is time to take the leap, go on that epic trip, challenge yourself with a hike or cycle beyond the local shop. There is plenty to see and do

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10 Inspiring quotes from Irish Women

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Today is Women’s Christmas ( Nollaig na Mban), a special day when we acknowledge the hard working women around the world. Commonly known as Little Christmas, Women’s Christmas was traditionally a day when women got the chance to put their

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Our favourite Irish Christmas traditions

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“It’s the most wonderful time of the year”. Christmas is a great occasion in Ireland. Shoppers are out in force, the pubs are full of merry friends and the carol singers are getting out their sheet music. We look forward

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6 unique things to do in Dublin

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Whether you choose to fly into Dublin and kick off your holiday with a lively start or end your visit on a high, Dublin has it all to offer the culture enthusiast. A city packed full of fun, you will

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Black Friday Travel Offer: €25 OFF

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At IrelandWays.com we have a special Black Friday Travel Offer: we’d like to treat you to a €25 voucher for your 2017 cycling holiday or hiking in Ireland trip. To help you get organised for Christmas and plan your adventures for

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Get your Christmas holiday voucher

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Would you like to give someone special the gift of travel? You can get a holiday voucher for any walking or cycling tours with IrelandWays.com this Christmas. If you know someone who loves adventure, always wanted to visit Ireland, enjoys

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Ultimate Ireland road trip playlist

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We all know that no great road trip is complete without the best tunes to sing-a-long to on the way. From old school country, to classic 80’s to rock and roll; there are so many great anthems to choose from.

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Winner of our Ireland road trip competition…

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Our fantastic IrelandWays.com and Hertz Ireland road trip competition is now closed. Thank you to everyone who entered and congratulations to the lucky winner John Oates! We received thousands of your favourite road trip anthems from around the world. Some

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Reasons to plan a road trip in Ireland

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From the exhilarating coastal views to the nightly traditional Irish music sessions to some of the friendliest towns, there are so many reasons to plan a road trip in Ireland. Besides a love for the road, the need for speed

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Launch: The Burren Way Volunteer Warden Scheme

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The IrelandWays.com team is delighted to be supporting the Burren Way Volunteer Warden Scheme as part of our annual Greenlife Fund, promoting responsible travel and inspirational projects. Clare Get Sidetracked in partnership with the Burren Way walking trail launched the Volunteer Trail

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A few reasons to love walking in Wicklow

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Experience the best of Ireland walking in Wicklow through the heart of the ancient east. This part of the country is bursting with nature. As you navigate this wonderful trail you will find the panoramic views, historic sites and unique stopping

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Win a road trip on the Wild Atlantic Way

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THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO SUBMITTED THEIR FAVOURITE ROAD TRIP ANTHEMS. THE COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED AND WE WILL BE ANNOUNCING THE LUCKY WINNERS TOMORROW. GOOD LUCK TO ALL WHO ENTERED! We have teamed up with Hertz Ireland to give

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VIDEO: Experience the Wild Beara Way

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Enjoy this short video of highlights along the Beara Way, one of the most scenic walking routes along the Wild Atlantic Way. Thank you to videographer Steven Sheehy for capturing the best of the west on his walking holiday along

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4 walking tours for Irish food lovers

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One of the most memorable things of any walking holiday is the food you eat after a long day of winding trails. From mackeral freshly flung from the sea to mouthwatering apple crumble, Ireland will leave you with plenty of

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WIN a short break on the Dingle Way

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We have teamed up with our friends at Basecamp Ireland to offer two lucky readers the chance to WIN a three night break walking a section of the magical Dingle Way with some great outdoor gear to get you kitted

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Free webinar: Best hiking trails in Ireland

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Join us for our first IrelandWays.com webinar where travel guru Jeremy Perrin will discuss the best hiking trails in Ireland. Jeremy is an enthusiastic adventure with experience hiking some of the most beautiful and remote parts of Ireland. The webinar

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Hiking in Ireland this summer

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Summer is quickly approaching and here at IrelandWays.com we can’t wait to get outdoors and explore all of the great hiking trails. Ireland is a hikers paradise with beautiful boreens, coastal tracks and mountainous terrain on every corner. Everyone should

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Events in Ireland to commemorate 1916

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To celebrate this special year of the 1916 centenary there are historical and cultural events taking place all across Ireland. Dublin will be a hive of activity with official ceremonies, re-enactments, exhibitions and tours of the historic sites. 2016 is

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Most romantic places in Ireland

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We love to talk about romance here at IrelandWays.com and to celebrate Valentine’s day we have come up with some of our favourite romantic places in Ireland. Rolling green hills, dramatic landscapes, cosy little pubs, famous poets, traditional music and mythology make

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Our favourite Irish Christmas food

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The food that we serve up at Christmas is as important as putting the decorations on the tree. From the perfectly prepared ham to the all important box of Cadbury’s Roses, Christmas is a time when we indulge in some foodie delights.

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Game of Thrones inspired walks

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As many of the IrelandWays.com team are super fans of Game of Thrones we are excited to share some of the dramatic Irish landscapes chosen as backdrops for the popular series. Haunting castles, deserted beaches and rugged coastlines provide the

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UNESCO status for Burren Way sites

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It has been announced that the Burren and Cliffs of Moher geopark on the Burren Way has been designated a UNESCO world heritage site this month. The stunning area of the Burren in Co.Clare is a hot spot for eco-friendly

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Irish recipe: shoulder of Achill lamb

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We have a special treat on IrelandWays.com from Chef Gary O’Hanlon this week. Gary has given us a great Irish recipe for a slow cooked shoulder of Achill Mountain Lamb with Candied Swede, Boulangere potatoes and Bordelaise. The Achill Island

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Travel Insurance: What do we need to know?

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This week we have teamed up with Nick Pound from international travel insurance provider WorldNomads. We asked Nick some important questions that you will want answered before buying travel insurance for your next walking or cycling holiday in Ireland. What

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5 famous houses in Ireland

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Each of these enchanting famous houses in Ireland have an interesting association with Ireland´s cultural past. There are palladian styled mansions dotted throughout the island so if you are walking or cycling one of the many IrelandWays.com routes you are

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Irish Traditional Music Sessions

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Shine your dancing shoes to get ready for some fast paced Irish traditional music in all of the bustling villages along the Wild Atlantic Way. Even today, traditional Irish music is very much a symbol of rural life in Ireland.

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