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Ireland Trail Running + Wellness Retreat with Run Wild Retreats

July 9, 2019

Coming September 15, 2019. Cead Mile Failte! (“one hundred thousand welcomes” in Irish) Join Run Wild Retreats for their Ireland Trail Running + Wellness Retreat, a women-only running retreat through the Emerald Isle. Highlights of this 7-day tour include daily guided runs with local runners and the retreat leader through trails like The Wicklow Way, Valley of Glendalough, […]

Gems of Northern Ireland with Adventures in Good Company

February 27, 2019

Coming May 18, 2019. Céad míle fáilte (translation: a hundred thousand welcomes) to Ireland! Adventures in Good Company is hosting a tour titled, Gems of Northern Ireland, that will explore the Emerald Isle over a 10-day period. Highlights of this tour include hiking through the beautiful Irish countryside, trekking up Diamond Mountain for panoramic views of […]

Skellig Michael

June 12, 2018

Are you looking for Luke Skywalker? Those Star Wars fans out there may recognize the rocky Skellig Michael as Planet Ahch-To, the birthplace of the Jedi Order and Luke Skywalker’s hideout in episodes VII and VIII. As part of the Skellig islands, Skellig Michael is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is open for day visits from […]

Heart of Ireland with Wild Women Expeditions

April 6, 2018

Coming May 20, and September 2, 2018. Experience the luck of the Irish with Wild Women Expeditions’ Heart of Ireland tour! This 7 night adventure includes horseback riding, surfing, hiking, cycling, boating, stand up paddle boarding, and kayaking. Don’t worry though, the active itinerary also includes relaxation time with stops at local pubs for a […]

Spirits of Meath Halloween Festival

October 31, 2016

Through November 6, 2016. Celebrate Halloween where it all began! More than 3,000 years ago, the ancient Celtic Festival of Samhain, which we now call Halloween, first began in Meath, Ireland. It was a festival to celebrate the end of the old Celtic Year and the beginning of the New Year, and it was believed that the spirits […]

Dublin City Liffey Swim

May 6, 2016

Coming August 6, 2016. An open water swim race in the middle of the city?! Yes, it’s the Dublin City Liffey Swim! Started in 1920 to show the citizens of Dublin that the Liffey was clean enough to swim in, it has grown to be quite a spectacle as people line the boardwalks, quays and […]

WanderWoman Travel Adventure to Ireland

June 17, 2015

Coming August 10, 2015. Top of the morning to you! Join WanderWoman for their Travel Adventure to Ireland. Follow in the footsteps of the 16th century Irish pirate queen, Grace O’Malley and get special insight into this formidable, impressive woman from her biographer, bestselling author Anne Chambers. On this 9 day journey, highlights include Ballynahinch […]

Sailing Adventure in Ireland and Scotland by VakanShe

May 15, 2015

Coming September 13, 2015. Anchors away! Join VakanShe for their 8-day Sailing Adventure in Ireland and Scotland. You and a small group of sea-loving ladies head out of Belfast, Ireland on board The Cherokee, a 16 meters long sailing ship with an English and Dutch speaking crew. Spend relaxing days sailing along the Scottish west […]

St. Patrick’s Festival, Dublin, Ireland

March 17, 2015

Coming March 14-17, 2015. What could be better than celebrating St. Paddy’s Day in Dublin, Ireland?! The four-day St. Patrick’s Festival which started last Saturday and culminates today with a colorful, full-blown parade with bands from around the world, theatrical performances, and spectacular displays. Complete your day with a historical walking tour of the city […]

Rock ‘n’ Roll Dublin Half Marathon

April 30, 2014

Coming August 4, 2014. Head to the Emerald Isle for the second annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Dublin Half Marathon. This fun half marathon takes you through the Dublin City Center past famous landmarks including Ha’Penny bridge, Christ Church Cathedral, St. Audoen’s Church, and wait for it… the Guinness Brewery! About 10,000 runners are expected to […]

Leprechaun Chase 10K

March 5, 2014

Coming March 8 and 15, 2014. Get your Irish on! The Leprechaun Chase 10K in Omaha, Nebraska (March 8th) and Des Moines, Iowa (March 15th) is a chance to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day early. Get dresses up in you green – whether it’s striped socks, leprechaun hat, or just a green t-shirt. This 10K is […]

3rd Annual Irish Road Bowling, Lawrence, Kansas

February 27, 2014

Coming March 2, 2014. Looking for something unique to do this weekend? Check out the 3rd Annual Irish Road Bowling event in Lawrence, Kansas. What is Irish road bowling, you may ask? Irish road bowling, AKA bullets or long bullets, is a sport that originated in Ireland where you toss an iron and steel ball […]

Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland

October 17, 2013

Did the Irish giant, Finn McCool, build this bridge at one time linking Ireland to Scotland? So goes a popular legend associated with the Giant’s Causeway. In any case, it’s a spectacular natural wonder of the world, and the only UNESCO World Heritage site in Northern Ireland. It’s composed of over 40,000 basalt columns that […]

Ireland: Connemara by WomanTours

March 29, 2013

Coming June & July 2013. True to their tagline, the folks at WomanTours are offering yet another extraordinary tour for the adventurous cyclist. The Ireland: Connemara tour explores the Irish coastline taking you through Connemara National Park in view of the rocky peaks of the Twelve Bens mountain range, ferry to the island of Inishmore, […]