A Beginner’s Guide to Irish Lingo

Though English is the most commonly spoken language in Ireland, it can even feel foreign to native English speakers sometimes. The combination of the Irish culture and language has played a huge role in influencing the way we speak it everyday.  So, in order to prepare yourself to be immersed in Irish culture, we here at My […]

Top 7 Star Wars Filming Locations

With the upcoming release of the 7th film in the Star Wars franchise, we thought we would take the opportunity to take a look at the top Star Wars filming locations. The list was long, ranging from Guatemala to China but we have narrowed down our top 7 and here they are! 7. Plaza de […]

December in Ireland – The lead up to Christmas!

Ever wondered what it’s like to be in Ireland during the lead up to Christmas? It is one of the most celebrated and special times to be in our amazing country. It is a time rich in tradition, culture and craic! Below are 8 things you will experience this December if you decide to come […]

Ireland Attractions – October 2015 Reviews

Want a quick run-down of some of the top sights in Ireland and their reviews? Look no further! Here’s a short overview of some of the many attractions the Emerald Isle has to offer, separated by area. All reviews are from within the last month and have been retrieved from Trip Advisor. West Coast ‘Incredible […]

About Ireland – Fun Facts about the Emerald Isle!

Looking to visit Ireland? Or are you just interested in learning a few interesting facts about this unique island? Well you’ve come to the right place! Below are a list of 10 rarely known facts about this sensational country and its people. Ireland is a country of firsts! It was the first country to introduce […]

Easter in Ireland

Easter in Ireland is celebrated  with Easter Holidays, Easter Eggs and even a visit from the Easter Bunny ! Easter takes its name from the pagan goddess of spring ‘Eostre’ and many of the traditional Easter icons were originally Anglo Saxon fertility symbols. The Irish have welcomed these symbols and celebrate Easter with chocolate Easter […]

St Patricks Day – Beannacht Lá Fhéile Pádraig 2015

March 17th 2015 is the day we Irish celebrate the life and work of the patron Saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick  Saint Patrick is the patron saint and national apostle of Ireland. St Patrick is credited with bringing christianity to Ireland. Most of what is known about him comes from his two works; the Confessio, a […]

Congratulations to Darren Clarke – Ryder Cup Captain

Congratulations to Darren Clarke on the wonderful news that he will captain Europe in next year’s Ryder Cup. As he said himself, this is a “huge honour”. And, it is also great news for golf on the island of Ireland – a reminder to golfers everywhere that this truly is the ‘Home of Champions’. Twice […]

Holiday World Expo , RDS , Dublin 2015

Tony Brazil ( Founder of Limerick Travel/ MyHolidayIreland) meeting Kevin O’Malley the US ambassador to Ireland at the  Holiday World show in the RDS,Dublin recently.

Things to do in Ireland for Valentines day – February 14th 2015

Forget the usual bunch of flowers, box of chocolates – how about  celebrating Valentines day in Ireland.  Ireland is full of fairytale romance, with its amazing scenery, cobbled streets, cosy pub fires and castles that hold a lifetime of mythical romances in their old stone walls. Here are a few things to experience that will […]