Co Kerry will host “Listowel Writer’s Week’ from May 29-June 2nd. The festival will feature workshops on ‘Migration in Contemporary Writing’ and ‘The Irish-American Short Story.’ Make reservations early. Info-www.writersweek.ie
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The gathering of the O’Neill Clan will take place from May 22-26. Brack Tours is offering an exclusive opportunity for all those O’Neill’s to experience a long weekend. It will take in Armagh, Dungannon and Dublin. www.bracktours.com/oneill-clan–gathering-2013.
For a Viking tour of Dublin try “Viking Splash Tours’ which features a 75 minute tour of the streets and waterways of Dublin in an amphibious vehicle called a “Duck.” www.vikingsplashtours.com
Leitrim Roots Festival was launched for the Year of the Gathering 2013. A professional tour of the county will take place Sept 20-28 to give visitors the opportunity to experience the culture, food, entertainment and the beauty. There are over 1,200 events scheduled for next year. For details and reservations: www.leitrimrootsfestival.com
Posted in Travel News on Nov 10th, 2012
The prestigious travel magazine, “Lonely Planet” has placed Derry as #4 on its best places to visit. Top 3 were San Francisco, Amsterdam and Hyderabad (India).
Galway races take place beginning on the last Monday of July . Travelers from all over the world come to enjoy the festivities of this unique experience that lasts for seven days.
Tourists visiting Dingle are also now heading to the Loop Head Lighthouse in Kilkee which opened last year and is proving to be a major attraction.
All 50 of the ‘Tall Ships” will be in Dublin Aug23-26. There will be buskers, bands, street performers, puppet shows and many things to entertain all ages. www.tallships.ie.
The traveling cooking duo, Dave Myers and Sy King, better known as ‘The Hairy Bikers’ will take part in Derry’s City of Culture celebration by hosting a tour ‘Larger than Live’ on April 9-10, 2013 at the Millenium Forum. Tickets are 25 pounds. For more on this event go to www.milleniumforum.co.uk.