Ireland is full of things to do and places to go. Whether your passion is golf, hiking, fishing, sightseeing, pub hopping, shopping or relaxing, Ireland offers it all.
United States citizens traveling to Ireland need a passport. Direct transportation is available from most major hubs into two of Ireland's biggest cities, Dublin and Shannon.
Golfing in Ireland is a true experience. The courses are lush in greenery and challenging. Tee times are plentiful and crowds are diverse. Some hidden gems include Ballycastle Golf Club, Ardglass Golf Club, Belvoir Park Golf Club, and Ballyliffin.
It has been said Ireland was born and bred for horse racing. Ireland hosts premier local, national and international horse races. The Roscommon Races and the Gallaway Races held in September and October draw big crowds from all over the world.
In the county of Cork, visitors trek up the trail to kiss the famous Blarney Stone. Millions visit the Blarney Stone every year for the gift of eloquence.
Waterford City is located in Waterford, Ireland. It is home of the famous Waterford crystal. The town also has abundant golf courses, fishing outlets, hiking trails and equestrian tracks.
Pub hopping is a favorite pastime for natives and visitors. Dublin, city of the famous colored front doors, is the best place for pub crawlers. A favorite among locals and visitors is Barnacle's Temple Bar House.