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6 travel features tagged “History”

Who was the real St Patrick?

The details of St Patrick’s life remain murky – but tracking his legendary footsteps across Ireland is both peaceful and spectacular.
Read more… 17 March 2014


Ireland’s outlying islands

Close in distance yet distinctly quieter than the mainland, these bastions of traditional life offer a unique window into the country’s rich cultural and spiritual heritage.
Read more… 09 November 2012


Dublin as a city of words

Dublin’s rich literary history is best seen through the places that inspired some of its most influential wordsmiths.
07 September 2012


A literary pilgrimage through the streets of Dublin

Walk through Ireland’s capital in the footsteps of its novelists, poets and playwrights -- beyond its most-loved son, James Joyce.
Read more… 07 September 2012


Beyond the Headlines

Europe’s largest capital park

Dublin’s Phoenix Park, the largest enclosed park within any European capital city, has a surprising history.
Read more… 16 March 2012


Haunted Dublin

Sightings and stories of apparitions abound in this ancient city steeped in myths and legends.
Read more… 14 March 2012


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