The best hotel and tourism operators in Ireland were recently recognized at the 30th CIE Tours International Awards of Excellence. These awards took place in Christchurch Cathedral in Dublin on January 28, and a total of 84 awards were presented on the night. CIE Tours International is the largest specialist tour operator bringing visitors from North America to Ireland. The … [Read more...] about News: Ireland’s Best Vacation Destinations
CIE Tours International’s Taste of Ireland Tour is a trip not soon to be forgotten. Irish America sent Tara Dougherty and Sheila Langan to discover its splendor. Scroll down for more photos and a chance to win your own 5 day/4 night Taste of Ireland tour for two.
An Irish American’s First Time in Ireland
Perhaps the sentiment you hear most about Ireland is just how … [Read more...] about Travel:
Girls on a Bus Through Ireland
Michelle Meagher's photographs of her first trip to Ireland. Wicklow Mountains, County Wicklow. This panoramic view of the Wicklow Mountains and Lake is my favorite of all the pictures I captured on my very first trip to Ireland over the summer. My boyfriend, Brendan, who acted as my tour guide, pulled over on an almost nonexistent shoulder so I could take a few photographs … [Read more...] about All Around Ireland
Andy Weeks, a New York-based artist, finds inspiration in Clare’s rocky landscape. Two years ago, my wife and I decided to visit Ireland. We were in the process of buying a house outside of New York and we knew that the cost of it all would keep us from traveling for a while. The trip would be our last extravagance before we focused our attention and our money on the … [Read more...] about Painting the Burren
Heidi Boyd on her trip to Ireland.
"Do you have Irish ancestors?” This is normally the first thing people ask me upon finding out I went on holiday in Ireland. In most cases, the person asking has Irish roots and is happy to meet a fellow Irishman. And maybe they’ve found one in me. Maybe.
Prior to my vacation in Ireland, I had no connection to Ireland, or any other … [Read more...] about Finding Roots in Ireland,
Land of Enchantment