Few others have been devoted enough to traverse the grey, barren Maumturk mountains.
Making the most of seaweed since the 12th Century, Irish seaweed spas claim to soften skin, improve circulation and cure cellulite.
These five cities are among the most welcoming on Earth, thanks to hospitable locals who are quick to smile or help a stranger in need.
Traditionally associated with folk, Ireland is falling in love with swing – and travellers can compete, take classes or just join in down at the local pub.
BBC Travel reader Lena Petrenko is seeking recommendations for a trip to Dublin and Edinburgh. Our Facebook followers gave her some suggestions.
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