As soon as you take your first trip to Ireland, it’s easy to see why the Emerald Isle has become synonymous with magic and fairytales. The country, home to just 4.7 million people, is just across the Irish Sea but feels a world away from the UK. The lush green landscapes perfectly contrast with wild seas and overgrown castle ruins, with the west coast offering other-worldly charm and the east a true sense of community. Whether you’re in Ireland for a weekend or a week, we’ve detailed where to go and what not to miss while on The Emerald Isle. If you’re in Ireland for… a weekend Suggested weekend route: Dublin to Galway A weekend road trip may sound crazy, but in Ireland it can be done as it takes just over two hours to get from one side of the country to the other. Flying into Dublin on the Friday evening, either bus into town or pick up your rental car from the airport and check into your hotel. Dublin The first point of contact for many travellers to Ireland, Dublin is the ideal place to immerse yourself in Irish culture. From the historic Trinity Library, to the pubs in… Read full this story
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