Explore the Wonderland that is Wicklow

Affectionally known as the Garden of Ireland, Wicklow is located on Ireland’s east coast, so close to Dublin that the Wicklow Mountains are spread across its borders. Despite its proximity to Dublin, a visit to Wicklow makes the city appear

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Sporting Conferences

We understand that when our clients come to us, they want their conference program to pack a real punch and we can honestly say that world-renowned sports venues in Ireland always deliver a slam-dunk! (And these will be the last

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Royal County Down Golf Club

Founded in 1889, this championship golf course is one of Northern Ireland’s oldest and can be found in a small town at the foot of the majestic Mourne Mountains in Newcastle, County Down. The view from particular tee boxes is

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Dublin’s Top 5 Unique Conference and Event Spaces

Our clients understand the importance of choosing an impressive conference venue that has all the right facilities to deliver the ultimate impact for their conference and event. Ireland, the gateway to Europe, has an undisputed reputation and track record for

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Ireland’s Ancient City, Waterford

Immersing students in a culture different from their own is fundamental to a successful international experience. Ireland mixes practical academic content with relevant site visits to bring lessons to life. Rich and varied study programs enable students to acquire a

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Galleries of Ireland

Clients booking an academic group program to Ireland should include a tour of one of Ireland’s leading galleries located throughout the island. These tours give students an opportunity to create and learn from an environment that brings culture and learning

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5 Reasons to Choose Cork as your Conference Destination

A combination of professional outcomes, a strong destination, networking and development opportunities are key motivators for enticing conference attendees. Delegates are looking to be inspired to travel so selecting the right destination is essential to the success of every conference

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Limerick – a City for Academics

It is easy to understand why Limerick was the National City of Culture in 2014 and shortlisted for European Capital of Culture 2020 when you experience first-hand its historical buildings & towns surrounded by rolling scenic landscapes, world-renowned universities, elite

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Nothing Plain About Sailing in Ireland

Being an island, Ireland possesses an incredible coastline with jade green waters and a wealth of sea life, and it is this combination that makes it a fantastic country to enjoy sailing while appreciating spectacular views from the bow of

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Meet in Belfast

Choosing the right conference location will attract even more delegates, providing greater networking opportunities for all those that attend. Claiming to be the best conference and event city destination is a bold statement from any city, including Belfast. What does

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Carton House Golf Course

Stationed in county Kildare, a mere 15 miles to the west of Dublin, is where you will find this award-winning golf course with its undulating fairways set in a stunning location. Golfers are never disappointed here as there is nothing

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Discover Ireland’s Largest Conference Venue

Dublin’s leafy suburb of Ballsbridge is the home of many elite landmarks, but none as iconic as the Royal Dublin Society (RDS). This philanthropic society was established in 1731 with a goal of improving the cultural and economic development of

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Why Visit Trinity College Dublin?

A leading Irish college located in the heart of Dublin city boasting beautiful historic architecture and state-of-the-art modern facilities makes this a must-see for any academic and educational group traveling to Ireland. Here are nine great reasons to visit Trinity

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Ireland Rocks : 5 Traditional Instruments

Originally brought to Ireland over 2,000 years ago by the Celts, today traditional Irish instruments define the rhythm of Irelands culture and it is from traditional Irish music that most Irish dancing was created. Irish music is synonymous with our

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Abseiling – Putting the A in Team

So, you’re rewarding client or staff performance with an incredible incentive program in Ireland and you want to build camaraderie among the group through team-building to make their trip even more memorable – abseiling is perfect for this! This popular

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Ireland: The Ultimate in Horse Power

Achievement is connected with action and horse riding in Ireland is the ultimate triumph for those wishing for a leisurely exploration of this emerald isle or those seeking an adventure and more of a challenge. Either way, we’ve got you

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K Club – The Albatross of Golf

Ireland’s best-known exclusive golf development is found in Straffan, County Kildare, a short drive from Dublin city. This lavish 550-acre countryside resort proves that there’s far more to a golf trip than just the challenge of the fairway. The essence

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One Day in Limerick

Located on the west coast in the Connacht province, Limerick is Ireland’s third largest city and is often regarded, as its underrated county but this couldn’t be further from the truth. It was the City of Culture in 2014 and

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Cooking up a Storm

Ireland has a tasty culinary heritage, essentially defined as good home cooking without frills or pretensions. It is as much an expression of Irish culture as our music, literature, and dancing. Our farming tradition and moist climate give us access

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The Real Story Behind Guinness

It is rumored that Arthur Guinness, the founder of Guinness, became inspired after a trip to London where he consumed Porter and subsequently returned to Ireland with the recipe that he since developed into the infamous Guinness brand that we

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Queen’s University, Belfast

Founded in 1845, Queen’s University in Belfast is the United Kingdom’s ninth oldest university and was founded by Queen Victoria as a non-denominational educational facility that was an alternative to Trinity College Dublin and controlled by the Anglican church at

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RMS Titanic – Gone but not Forgotten

Often referred to as the “unsinkable ship” of its time, RMS Titanic was a British passenger ship that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early hours of 15 April 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during its maiden

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Surfs Up in Ireland

Ireland is renowned as one of the world’s premier surfing destinations and is constantly ranking in the world’s best surfers list along with South Africa, Sydney, Hawaii, and Bali – and we’re not at the bottom of these lists either!

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Ireland – The Land of Saints and Scholars

Many would suggest that Ireland’s finest export is Guinness, but they’re not entirely correct. Ireland has a rich literary history with some of the world’s most adorned writers and poets being of Irish descent. Many of their early writings and

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Back a Winner with Horse Racing in Ireland

Horse racing is many things; a sport, a hobby, an industry, a social habit. Racing has a long and rich history on this island especially within Irish culture and society. Domestically racing is one of Ireland’s most popular spectator sports

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Explore Ireland’s Abbeys

An abbey is defined as the building occupied by a community of monks or nuns and is under the governance of an abbot or abbess usually linked with monastic life and an enclosed religious order, which in Ireland links back

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A Market Fit for Royalty

Cork is located on Ireland’s south coast and its history dates back to the 6th century. Today, it is Ireland’s second largest city after Dublin and often its citizens jokingly refer to it as ‘the real capital’. Among this bustling

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The Jigs and Reels of Irish Dancing

Not only does Irish culture have its own unique sound through traditional Irish music, but it also has its own unique dance style recognised worldwide as Irish dancing. Long before Riverdance and Lord of the Dance exploded on to the

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What do You Really Know About Irish Whiskey?

The word whiskey comes from the Irish word uisce beatha (pronounce ish-ka ba-ha), meaning water of life and it is believed to have been first distilled by monks in Ireland around the 11th or 12th century.   Authenticity is key. The provenance

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Conferences in the Kingdom

Are you in planning mode and wondering where to host your next conference but struggling to find the perfect destination? Look no further, Kerry is it. Locally referred to as ‘The Kingdom’, Kerry is easily accessible by air, bus, ferry

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Ireland – the Only Destination for Academics

Often referred to as the land of saints and scholars, I can’t think of anywhere better to bring an academic and alumni group than Ireland. Ranking among the highest percentages of third-level graduates in Europe means that everywhere you visit

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Benefits of an Incentive Program to your Business

Incentive travel is a  business reward program that recognises corporate loyalty and achievements while increasing the company’s revenue. It is a powerful motivational tool that measures performance by offering structured compensation such as an exclusive overseas trip to top performers.

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Ireland’s Golf Sanctuary – Old Head Kinsale

If looking for the ultimate golfing experience in Ireland, look no further than Old Head Kinsale golf course. This picture-perfect golf course is built on 220-acres of Ireland’s most spectacular coastline that juts out over two miles into the Atlantic

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Ireland – Scenes from Leading TV Series

Ireland is brimming with scenic landscapes and impressive architecture that attracts overseas film crews who unearth real hidden tourist gems while filming on our shores. Visitors come from around the globe to visit these magical treasures and truly connect, not

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Japan Calling! Promoting Ireland in Tokyo

First ever direct flight from Asia to Ireland sold out. Club Tourism Inc, one of the leading travel agencies in Japan, will bring the first ever direct flight from Asia to Ireland, this August – with some 240 Japanese flying

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Solstice Magic: Ireland’s Newgrange

Step back in time to an ancient dawn at Newgrange, the dome-shaped stone tomb constructed on the rich lands of Ireland’s Boyne Valley more than 5,000 years ago—before Stonehenge and the Great Pyramid of Giza. Newgrange is part of a complex

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