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Summer is the perfect time to visit the green shores of Eire, and with our newly updated Ireland Travel Guide you’ll have all the latest on what to see and do while you’re there. We’ve got some exciting additions to our hotel guide, from a bustling Dublin hotel near... Read More

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Aerial view of Ashford Castle in Ireland

Ireland may just be top o’ mind this week as everything gets tinted green – from beer and mashed potatoes to Chicago’s river and New York City’s Fifth Avenue. If so, now is a great time to book a luxurious romantic getaway to the Emerald Isle, as some of... Read More

Limerick, Ireland

Come celebrate everyone’s favorite Irish holiday in the motherland, by getting three nights in a Limerick hotel for $364 (total). The Mustard Seed Hotel at Echo Lodge is offering a rare Three for Two St. Patrick’s Day Special. Pay for two nights between March 9 and 17 and stay... Read More

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Clontarf Castle, Dublin

Also known as the “Emerald Isle,” Ireland is most lush in the spring. Unfortunately, airlines take advantage of this peak travel season to hike their fares to well over $600. However, in a fluke airfare price drop, Aer Lingus is offering round-trip flights from just $398 (not including taxes).... Read More

Doonbeg Lodge At Sunset

At the coastal Lodge at Doonbeg in western County Clare, Ireland, guests can play a round on a Greg Norman-designed links course, enjoy Irish-inspired treatments at the White Horses Spa, and participate in tastings with a whiskey sommelier. Uniquely, they can also plumb their family’s lineage. Prior to arrival... Read More

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With salty breezes blowing across the links and green hills unfurling in the distance, the Emerald Isle is an unforgettable place to tee off. Best of all, Ireland’s top golf resorts cater to seasoned pros and spa-bound revelers alike. Check out these listings for every budget with packages from... Read More

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Even with newfangled GPS gadgetry out there in increasing numbers, a good, old-fashioned map remains a staple for any self-respecting adventure traveler. To that end, the National Geographic Society, the gold-standard source for maps for nearly a century, recently announced plans to expand its AdventureMaps line. The expansion will bring... Read More

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Beyond the shillelaghs and shamrocks, a handful of shops spotlight modern Irish craft: Dolls This pint-size boutique features a carefully edited collection of muted basics and stylish footwear by rising Scandinavian designers as well as Irish ones like Lucy Downes, known for knit dresses and cardigans. Other standouts include owner... Read More

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There’s magic in Ireland’s mystical scenery, rolling fields full of abandoned relics, and ancient castles that act as a portal into the past. On the other hand, its unfriendly weather makes it a gamble when shelling out top dollar for the annual vacation. Late summer is undoubtedly the best... Read More

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Ashford Castle

Dating back to the 13th century, Ashford Castle is one of the oldest castles in the British Isles and also one of the most upscale hotels to stay in Ireland. Create your own fairytale with this Aer Lingus Vacation that flies you to Shannon in the beautiful southwestern region... Read More

Biking in Ireland

When St. Patrick’s Day rolls around ever year, it’s hard not to cringe at the contrast between the obnoxious stateside celebrations (I mean, really – green beer?) and the rugged, raw beauty of Ireland, where the holiday originates. But Ireland’s craggy cliffs, sheep-dotted countryside, and 3,000 miles of coastline... Read More

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Getting in touch with your Gaelic ancestors is a 5-star affair with the Ireland Deluxe Resort Package, sponsored by the Aer Lingus Vacation Store. For just $539 until March 10, and $599 between March 11 and April 30, the rolling, green plains and aromatic whiskies of Ireland await you... Read More

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SHERMAN’S EXCLUSIVE The Luxury The quintessential Irish castle experience awaits at this stunning 13th century estate (once a summer haunt for the Guinness clan) on the fringes of western Ireland’s evocative Connemara region (a 45-minute drive north of Galway City). The Ashford Castle’s common areas radiate refinement, with Waterford... Read More

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If you’re looking to break away from traditional Christmas celebrations here in the States, consider spending the holiday in a stunning castle in Ireland. Situated on 350 lush acres in County Mayo on the banks of Lough Corrib, Ireland’s second-largest lake, the five-star Ashford Castle is offering ShermansTravel.com readers... Read More

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Guided bus tours are a great way to cover the highlights in a new locale, but sometimes it pays to hit the road on your own terms. Self-drive itineraries offer you all the flexibility of independent travel, without the hassle of booking car rentals and hotels all on your... Read More