Ireland

Experience Ireland, the Insight way:

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From the ornate Book of Kells, to historic Ashford Castle and Northern Ireland’s Giant’s Causeway, the Emerald Isle’s mythical tales, history and culture capture the imagination.

Our top 7 hotels with the best views

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Traveling in style is not just about exploring a new destination in the most chic way but relaxing in the best hotels. Hand-picked by us, here are seven hotels with the best views, that are…

Why Ashford Castle deserves a place on your travel bucket list

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Warm freshly baked scones with jam and cream are served daily atop delicate chinaware in the Connaught room of Ashford Castle, the jewel in the crown of the Red Carnation Hotel Collection. Accompanied by either…

Book of Life: Ireland’s treasure

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Long before he became faculty, Joseph O’Gorman was a student at Trinity College. He loves welcoming Insight’s guests to the 400-year-old university and sharing his own knowledge about the remarkable Book of Kells. The illuminated…

10 phrases to get you talking the local lingo in Ireland

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Famous for its alluring coastlines, rugged wilderness and legendary folktales, this captivating country’s backdrop, culture and history were made for grand storybooks. Make the most of your visit to this poetic paradise by picking up…

Ulla Hefel Böhler: My 2018 Insight Vacations and Luxury Gold Bucket list

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What better way to plan your next trip than getting some inspiration from someone who lives, breathes and works in travel? We caught up with our CEO Ulla Hefel Böhler to find out what’s on…

Top 10 Places to Visit in Ireland

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Poets call it the Emerald Isle, antiquarians opt for Hibernia (meaning “winter’s land”), and natives prefer Éire, the Irish equivalent of the trident-wielding Britannia. But what everyone can agree on is that Ireland possesses ebullience,…

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Inside Ashford Castle in Ireland

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Named the World’s Best Hotel 2015 by luxury travel network Virtuoso, Ashford Castle is certainly turning heads. And with unrivalled opulence, a stellar setting in an area of outstanding natural beauty and endorsement from some…

The Unexpected Living Treasures of Ireland

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Close your eyes and think of Ireland: what do you see? Is it rolling hills of ethereal green and the Ring of Kerry, or perhaps tall, stark, jagged precipices descending into crashing waves, like the…