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Many visitors see Ireland as a lush green island, full of thatched cottages, pubs, music, wit and poetry. The relaxed good humor of the people still make Ireland one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. But interestingly enough, more people of Irish descent live in the U.S. than in Ireland itself!

The people have a genuine love of old folk legends and epic poetry and songs. Music is a national passion from the rock of U2 and the Cranberries to the folk music of Clannad, the Chieftains and Mary Black. And the best way to see it and hear it is on a walking trip.

A walking trip to Ireland puts you in the very middle of the glorious Irish landscape. The network of trails that your guides follow takes you to some of the loveliest areas.

The Dingle Peninsula is one of the most spectacular regions on Ireland’s West Coast. Moreover, it is steeped in history, mythology and traditional Irish culture. There is no other landscape in Western Europe with the same density and variety of archaeological monuments. This mountainous finger of land, jutting into the Atlantic Ocean, has supported various […]

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Ireland’s fabled County Kerry consists of a series of spectacular mountainous peninsulas divided by deep-sea inlets. Weaving between these peninsulas is a network of ancient paths that are nearly as old as the land itself, many of which form part of a long-distance track known as the ‘Kerry Way’. The name ‘Kerry’ comes from the […]

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The west of Ireland lives up to its image, a traditional, rural, sparsely populated land, with its own sort of beauty. The mountains are windswept the countryside speckled with low stone walls and peat bogs. The rugged Atlantic coastline of the West has been occupied for over 5,000 years. It is rich in prehistoric sites […]

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