The 10 year anniversary of the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience was celebrated with a tourism networking afternoon at the Experience’s headquarters in Liscannor, Co. Clare in February. The event also marked 2016 as a record-breaking year for the Experience, with 1,427,166 people visiting the center to take in the beauty of one of Ireland’s most prominent natural wonders. This … [Read more...] about Cliffs of Moher Experience Breaks Visitor Record
Cliffs of Moher
Visitors to the Cliffs of Moher this summer will see a much-needed host of upgrades to their tourist experience thanks to a 550,000-euro plan announced in April. The improvements were spurred by the increased tourist numbers over the past three years. Since 2011, the Cliffs of Moher has seen more than a 33 percent growth in the numbers of visitors to the natural wonder, from … [Read more...] about Expansion Project for Cliffs of Moher
Ever thought about Ireland just for a weekend? Well, now you can. Especially if you live in the Boston area. On May 2, 2005, American Airlines began scheduled flights from Logan to Shannon, and in so doing opened up a gateway to a myriad of leisure possibilities in the Shannon region: Clare, Galway, Limerick, Tipperary and Offaly. Of course, you don't have to confine yourself … [Read more...] about The Majestic Shannon
Ireland offers a warm welcome, even in winter. ℘℘℘ Dublin: The wind and rain lashed furiously on the tarmac at Dublin Airport, rocking our Aer Lingus Airbus like a gondola exposed to the elements on a mountaintop. We hadn't packed any sun block for this post-Christmas 2000 family trip to Ireland, but no one had told us we'd be landing in the monsoon season. It had proved … [Read more...] about Never Mind the Weather!
Blanche Casey of Cleveland, Ohio stands on top of the Empire State Building while on her honeymoon. The Chrysler Building can be seen in the background. Born in 1905, Blanche graduated from Notre Dame College in Cleveland and did secretarial work before marrying Leonard Buscher. Since the country was only just emerging from the Depression, they decided to elope – much to her … [Read more...] about Photo Album:A View from Above