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Glendalough, Co. Wicklow

Our capital may be known as ‘the fair city’ but Dublin’s Doorstep is a delight too.


A vast bay spreads out before the city offering seaside temptations like sailing, swimming, kitesurfing and internationally-renowned links golfing.


Explore a little further inland and you’ll uncover the scenic Wicklow Mountains, an impressive collection of castles and celebrated heritage sites like Newgrange, Glendalough and Monasterboice.


No day on Dublin’s Doorstep should ever be a dull one! As a holiday destination, the counties just outside Dublin tick a lot of boxes. Thanks to an enviable geographic location, fresh-air fiends face a dizzying array of choice. 


Kildare: host of the prestigious Ryder Cup and also boasting three of the country’s premier race courses as well as the Irish National Stud, Japanese and St.Fiachra’s Gardens.


Neighbouring Wicklow, known as the Garden of Ireland, contains outstanding scenery of mountains, valleys, lakes and coastlines. Renowned for its walking trails, The Wicklow Way is one of the most famous.


The royal county of Meath has some of the most spectacular attractions in the country including the passage graves at Newgrange, the historic Trim Castle and the famous hills of Tara and Slane.


Louth also has a rich medieval past. The town of Dundalk has connections with the mythical hero Cuchulainn. It is a vibrant shopping town and has an award winning County Museum. Drogheda on the River Boyne, has many fascinating buildings including St. Laurence’s Gate, Milmount Motte and Martello Tower. The heritage town of Carlingford displays its past in King John’s Castle and the interpretative centre.

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Optimum Chauffeur Drive

Aine, Newtown The Commons The Ward , Dublin D11, NY24   01 8148873

Why not let one of our experienced guides take you on a historical walking tour around our wonderful city.  You may have visited Dublin many times before but not taken...

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Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa4 Star

Dunboyne Co Meath , A86 PW63   01 8013500

Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa, located just minutes from Dublin’s city centre and Dublin Airport is nestled in 21 acres of lush green countryside, offering an oasis of...

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The Johnstown Estate4 Star

Enfield Co Meath , A83 V070   046 9540000

Fabulous Fifties  Discover Ireland’s Ancient East with our two-night Fabulous Fifties package. Enjoy some exciting visitor attractions in Ireland’s Ancient...

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Trim Castle Hotel4 Star

Trim Co. Meath , C15 HN90   46 9483000

Trim Castle Hotel is a family-owned hotel with a fantastic atmosphere. Situated in the heart of The Boyne Valley, overlooking the eponymous Anglo-Norman Trim Castle, location...

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Russborough House & Parklands

Blessington Co. Wicklow , W91 C640   045 865239

Russborough House was designed by German Architect, Richard Cassells, for the 1st Earl of Milltown in 1742. It Is home to one of the most impressive private art...

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Arklow Bay Conference & Leisure Hotel4 Star

Sea Road Arklow , Co Wicklow   0402 26200

The Arklow Bay Hotel is nestled in the seaside town of Arklow, Co. Wicklow, approximately one hour from Dublin, and located close to Glenndalough, Dublin, Wexford, Powerscourt...

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Glenview Hotel and Leisure Club4 Star

Glen O' The Downs Delgany , Co Wicklow   01 2873399

The Glenview has long been established as one of Wicklow’s best loved hotels and our team has proudly welcomed many guests from all across the Globe as well as Ireland,...

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Killashee Hotel & Spa4 Star

Killashee Naas , Co Kildare   45 879277

Killashee Hotel, Naas, Co. Kildare is located only 30kms from Dublin City and just 2kms outside of Naas town. Set amidst the lush rolling countryside of County Kildare,...

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Battle of the Boyne

Oldbridge Estate Drogheda , Co Meath   41 9809950

The Battle of the Boyne, between King William III and his father–in–law King James II, was fought on July 1st 1690. It was the largest battle ever fought on Irish...

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