Halloween and the Celtic festival of Samhain

Halloween or All Hallows’ Eve is an autumn festival celebrated at large in contemporary culture. Although, what you may not know is that it was borne out of Celtic pagan practices. From ancient rituals to age-old traditions, here is all you need to know about Halloween and the festival of Samhain. Halloween is a celebration […]

10 most photo-worthy destinations in Ireland this autumn

There is no denying that Ireland is a stunning sight year-round, but it is in autumn that the landscape truly comes alive with natural displays painted in fall colours that will truly blow your mind. These are the ten most photo-worthy destinations in Ireland this autumn. Autumn is our favourite time to visit Ireland. As […]

Your go-to guide for travelling Ireland in Autumn

As the leaves turn to hues of gold and red, and the summer sun starts to set, that means only one thing: Ireland in autumn. In this go-to guide, we outline everything from temperatures to top attractions.  While the summer months bear their natural allure, something about Ireland in autumn is just magical. Celebrated for […]

10 must-see Irish attractions for the easygoing explorer

Whether you’re looking for a hearty dose of culture or want to be wowed by a natural wonder, Ireland is blanketed with sights to see and things to do – particularly for those who prefer laid-back adventure. If this sounds up your street, read on: these are must-see Irish attractions for the easygoing explorer. Ireland […]

The ultimate end of summer Irish bucket list 

Whether you’re booking a last-minute break or planning a ‘while the weather is still good’ road trip, make sure to make the most of August. Our end of summer Irish bucket list is on hand to help direct you to the most magnificent sights and experiences in all of Ireland. As the summer nears its […]

Eat your way around the Emerald Isle: a foodie’s guide to Ireland

Simple and hearty with an emphasis on fresh and local produce, there’s much to love about Irish food. In this foodie’s guide to Ireland, we reveal Ireland’s top towns for good eats, the best food festivals and our favourite Irish meals to make your mouth water. While Ireland may not possess the same culinary prowess […]

10 adventure days out in Ireland for laid-back travellers

At Irish Experience Tours, we understand that adventure amounts to more than just high-energy activities. Those keen to experience the Emerald Isle on island-time: here are ten adventure days out in Ireland for laid-back travellers. The island of Ireland is synonymous with adventure, but who said that equals hair-raising pursuits, fit for only those who […]

10 stunning beaches for wild swimming in Ireland 

Ripe with sandy stretches, secret coves, isolated inlets, and beautiful beaches, you’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to where to dip your toe in the water on the Emerald Isle. Adventurers, read on: these are just ten of the stunning beaches for wild swimming in Ireland.  Surrounded by 4,235 kilometers of coastline with […]

Meet the Maker: Sean Power, founder of Irish Experience Tours

“I always wanted to do small group tours because they are personal and intimate. It’s then that you get to connect with people and have an authentic experience.” A conversation with Sean Power, founder of Irish Experience Tours.  Born out of the belief that travel in Ireland should be small-scale, locally-driven and authentically rooted in […]