About Ireland

We love Ireland! We know a bit about it too.

Get Ireland travel tips and advice.

Orange pumpkins grouped together

Halloween in Ireland - Traditions, Origins and Foods

14th October 2019
Where does Halloween come from? What happens in Ireland at Halloween? The answers may surprise you!
A panoramic view of Slea head on a sunny day in September

Ireland in September 2020? Why You Should Look at Going

29th August 2019
Ireland in September can be quite delightful. It's an ideal time to explore Ireland.
St Stephens green on a spring day with flowers in bloom and people enjoying themselves sitting on the grass

Spring in Ireland

21st August 2019
Ireland in spring is beautiful. Lambs leap in the fields. Hedgerows brim with flowers. What's not to love?

Our Favourite Traditional Irish Pubs Dublin

15th August 2019
Great Guinness. Colourful histories. These traditional Irish pubs in Dublin are our absolute favourites.
Grace O'Malley - The Irish Pirate Queen ...and Bébho's ancestor!

Grace O'Malley - The Pirate Queen

6th August 2019
Our own VagaGuide Bébhinn O'Malley recounts the extraordinary life of her ancestor: Irish pirate queen Granuaile.
Tips jar at South Pole Inn in Kerry, Ireland

Guide to Tipping in Ireland

3rd July 2019
When to tip in Ireland. How much to tip. And who definitely NOT to tip.
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