With some of the world’s leading travel commentators buzzing about visiting Ireland in 2013 for THE GATHERING, the greatest Irish get together of all time continues to build momentum and excitement.
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Hollywood actor and producer Tom Cruise today discovered that the truth of his Irish family history is more amazing than fiction. His Irish ancestors have been identified as knights, rebels and heroes in a family history that stretches back an incredible 800 years.
Ahead of its season three premiere, fans of the globally popular HBO® TV series GAME OF THRONES are in for a double treat in the home of the show’s production, Belfast and Northern Ireland, with a new filming locations travel itinerary and exhibition announced.
In 2013, the year of ‘The Gathering’, Ireland prepares to celebrate its national holiday with the biggest and brightest St Patrick’s Festival ever. From Dublin to Downpatrick, from Belfast to Boyle St Patrick’s Day is an unforgettable celebration in Ireland and we’re inviting the world to join the party!
Visitors to the 2013 Canada Blooms Show, taking place 15 – 24 March in Toronto’s Direct Energy Centre, will experience the ‘magic of Spring’ in Ireland when they enter Tourism Ireland’s sponsored SPRING GATHERING GARDEN.
Self-guided walks the Wicklow Way12 February 2013
Hiking the Wicklow Way in Ireland’s ‘Garden County’ is an unforgettable experience and one that serves up a constantly changing landscape as well as offering a window into the past.
Go wild around Derry’s famous walls12 February 2013
A unique cycling challenge, organised as part of Derry~Londonderry’s year as UK City of Culture 2013, is inviting pedal-pushers of all ages and abilities to ‘go wild’ around the Northern Irish city’s famous historic walls.
Northern Ireland is blooming marvellous12 February 2013
Ireland is a wonderful country to visit at any time of the year, but the springtime is glorious for highlighting its charm and revealing its natural attractions.
Northern Irish links invite stiff golf challenge12 February 2013
Ladies and gentlemen golfers looking for a true golfing test on the famous Northern Irish links courses under competition conditions should tee up for the Coast of Down Links Challenge (24-26 April).
Hollywood helps UK culture capital record bid12 February 2013
Two Hollywood stars are lending their support to a song and dance world record attempt to be held in Derry~Londonderry, the UK City of Culture.
Tourism Ireland launches Ireland.com, the new international website for Irish tourism29 January 2013
Tourism Ireland is delighted to announce the launch of Ireland.com, a new website that provides Canadians with a brand new, one-stop shop for comprehensive information on all that the island of Ireland has to offer.
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"The inventor of the submarine, John Holland, came from Liscannor in County Clare. Holland emigrated to Boston in the 1870s and later submitted his design for a submarine to the United States Navy."
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