Christmas in Ireland is HUGE. Irish Christmas traditions boast deep origins, both Christian and pagan, that live on into the 21st century.
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It’s September and we have a lovely prize lined up. A selection of Irish handmade craft products, which include chocolate from Hazel Mountain Chocolate from County Clare and several craft products from craft producers based in County Wicklow. As always, to be in with a chance to win you’ll need to share your photos with
From practical advice on packing to must-see sights, this is the ultimate Ireland travel guide!
It’s August and we have a lovely prize lined up. Connemara Marble has graciously donated a piece of jewelery as a prize for our August photo competition. As always, to be in with a chance to win you’ll need to share your photos with us on social media, and include the hashtag #MyVagabondTour. Keep reading to
Yes, if you have American or Canadian electrical devices you will need an electrical adaptor. In Ireland like the U.K. the plugs are three pin (see below). Besides a different shape plug, the voltage is significantly different too. In Europe it can be anywhere between 220-240 Volts, while in the U.S.A. and Canada it is
It’s July and we’ve got a treat for you. The team at Waterford Crystal has graciously donated a Waterford Crystal frame as a prize for our July photo competition (Very nice for framing that winning photo!). As always, to be in with a chance to win you’ll need to share your photos with us on social
*Please note – Any entries into the photo competition might be used in Vagabonds marketing. If you wish to enter and not have your photo and or name used in Vagabonds marketing, please notify us. It’s June, and time for another photo competition! As always, we are looking for Vagabond’s very best on-tour photographers. This
We’re into our second photo competition of 2018! As always, we are looking for Vagabond’s very best on-tour photographers. This month’s Vagabond photo competition winner will win a set of Louis Mulcahy mugs. The prize was graciously donated to us by one of Ireland’s most famous potters: Louis Mulcahy Scroll down for details on how
If you’re looking for the best Ireland guidebooks, it’s safe to say you’re looking to get the most from your Irish vacation. Which is smart thinking, as the saying goes – ‘A little planning goes a long way’. Before launching into our list of the best Ireland guidebooks, it’s best to think of guidebooks in
There is no doubt that Scotland is nice enough, but Ireland is totally awesome! To steal a quote from a Scotish movie – “There can BE ONLY one” Where shall we go on vacation, Ireland or Scotland? Some people might dismiss this as a first world problem, but we think it’s a question that needs serious