Ireland Travel Stories By Region

By Robert Sullivan


Alone With The Ancient Past In Sligo

A series of wonderfully lonely hilltops in northwest Ireland offer a landscape of incredible historical richness. Wandering the portal tombs of Knocknarea and Carrowmore.


Kilrush and Scattery Island

A quiet town and an empty island of monastaries and churches on a visit to Kilrush and Scattery Island

The Wild World of West Cork

Schull and Mizen Head are in one of the most wild and open areas of Ireland’s southwest corner.

The Galway Horse Races

There’s a whole lot of excitement and a lot of crazy hates each year the Galway races.

Mizen Head – Ireland As It Should Be

Tucked away in the absolute southwest corner of the country is a still-remote area of farms and cliffs. An American traveler recounts a favorite trip to Mizen Head.


A Dublin Street The Echoes With History’s Steps

The old facades are run-down today, but there’s more than a little history hiding behind the windows on Dublin’s old Henrietta Street.

Dublin’s Summer Festivals

It’s a shame that so many visitors bypass the fair city. In summer, particularly, there are lots of great free film, dance and music performances to enjoy in Dublin.