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OT: Ireland! Need pointers

Discussion in 'UO Europa' started by Serafi, Jul 4, 2008.

  1. Serafi

    Serafi Babbling Loonie
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    Feb 26, 2004
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    Hello all.

    I might be able to get away this summer and visit this lovely country, and thought perhaps some of you can help me out a bit. Any from Ireland here? Where to start? What do we need to see? We are interested in anything myth, legend, fairytales, castles and keeps etc - and magic landscapes :)

    Link to hotels etc also appreciated of course.
  2. Seasseragh

    Seasseragh Guest

    Throw a stone and you´ll likely hit something out of those categories ;)

    I did a 4-week motorcycle tour a few years back (tent and B&B, so no hotel-tips), and heck, it´s great everywhere! Maybe avoid the major tourist targets (Blarney Castle, it was run-over even in September).

    Ring of Kerry is a nice landscape (but everyone goes there), you could go for the lesser known Dingle Peninsula (It´s just the next "finger" north of RoK).

    Kilkenny Castle and City of Kilkenny itself

    The Barrens, Glendalough, Newgrange, Rath of Tara, Giant´s Causeway...

    Hit a Tourist Info Bureau and ask for the lesser known places, ask someone in a pub even.

    I went in September (yeah, I´m silly), but it was the hottest September for 20-some years (at least someone told me so), no rain for 3 weeks (showers, yes, but no serious rain).
  3. Tabby Kapak

    Tabby Kapak Seasoned Veteran
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    Jun 23, 2008
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    What a lucky dude as for weather?! :thumbup1: Serafi, don't know Ireland but reading this I'd say best advice would be to take Seasseragh with you!! He brings good weather with him! :lol:
  4. Barian

    Barian Always Present
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    Feb 27, 2004
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    I'd recommend a snake hunt


    .......and Guinness................:thumbup: