Planning

Have you always dreamed of going on vacation to Ireland? Always wanted to plan a trip to Ireland but not sure where to start or how to even go about planning a trip to Ireland? If you need help, then this section is just for you.

Dedicated to helping you plan your trip to Ireland, whether you are going to Ireland for the first time, or it will be your tenth trip, you’ll find everything you need, including helpful travel tips for planning your own trip to Ireland so you can avoid the coaches and crowds and enjoy everything at your own pace.

If this will be your first trip to Ireland, you can discover the best places to visit in Ireland to start deciding how long to go for and where to start. You can also find out why you should visit Ireland as if you needed any excuse!

There is useful information about the best time to visit Ireland, as well as the best time to go to Dublin so you can decide exactly when to start planning your trip to Ireland.

There are some things to know before visiting Ireland, useful hints and tips that will prepare you ahead of time including some fun tips about the lingo, Irish Mammy sayings, and even some movies set in Ireland to get you excited about your forthcoming trip. There is also an explanation about the difference between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland in case you’ve been wondering. You can also discover some of the Celtic symbols you’ll see on your travels and perhaps some of the Irish mythical creatures you might hear about during your trip.

For the more frugal visitor, there are tips for planning a trip to Ireland on a budget and tips for getting around Ireland with or without a car.

There are plenty of Ireland travel guides to help you see the best of Ireland, ideas for things to do whether for a day out or for a seasonal event such as St Patrick’s Day, or spending time in Ireland around Christmas. As well as guides to the counties of Ireland, there are regional guides and a complete guide to the Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland’s epic coastal driving route.

You can get ideas for places to visit including the natural wonders of Ireland, famous Irish landmarks, and lesser-known gems of Ireland.

You can learn exactly how to plan a trip to Ireland including what to pack to cover you for all seasons, what food to eat, what souvenirs to buy, and more.

So, if you need help planning your trip to Ireland, from ideas of where to go and what to see, to things to know about Ireland before arriving, you’ll find these tips and more here.


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