The future is bright for communities along Ireland’s longest river as the Shannon Greenway is coming soon. Ireland’s majestic Shannon River is celebrated in song and story, and now plans are afoot for a Greenway that will make it more accessible to all. The proposed corridor will run on the western shore of the river from Cavan through Leitrim, Roscommon, Galway … [Read more...] about The Shannon Greenway
Billions of viewers watched the Tokyo Olympics this summer. And there were countless feature stories about the 1964 Olympics, when Japan first hosted the games, including a detailed recounting of the historic showdown between German and American teams in the eight-man rowing competition, a marquis event in that era, however, none mentioned the Irish American connection, until … [Read more...] about Olympic Rowing Greats
Mayo Day, the day in the calendar year that recognizes County Mayo, its people, and all things Mayo returns on May 1st in true Irish style.
The first county in Ireland to dedicate a day to its own name will present a special celebration of the heritage, culture, achievements, diaspora and community spirit of Mayo people everywhere.
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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
A journey through the native Irish-speaking areas of Ireland These are the words of welcome that Irish people have greeted visitors with for centuries. They may well be the words that greet you when you visit. If they are, I urge you to take time to grasp their deeper meaning. Venture beyond the tourist hotspots and gain an insight into an older Ireland by exploring its … [Read more...] about Fáilte go hÉireann