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How Dangerous is Northern Ireland?
The entire island of Ireland is packed full of natural beauty, friendly people, and fascinating history (both ancient and modern). In recent years, there has been a much bigger tourist interest in Northern Ireland than ever before. Perhaps this is because of the interest in Game of Thrones and all of its Northern Ireland filming...
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Why are There More Irish in America than in Ireland?
Here at Overland Ireland, we welcome hundreds of lucky travellers each year, and a surprising number of them are of Irish descent. In fact, there’s something about Irishness that seems to fill people with pride and we find that many of our guests really value that part of their heritage. For many, their trip to...
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Eleven Great Reasons to Travel Solo with Overland Ireland
When going on holiday, one of the first few questions you ask yourself is: WHERE will I go and WHO will I travel with? Sometimes the first question can be answered a lot easier than the second question. I believe that it is imperative to always know the type of holiday you decide on and...
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What is the Best Time of Year to Visit Ireland?
When it comes to a vacation, the first thing we think about is ‘where’. Where are we going to go? Now, if you’re reading this, it’s a fair bet you’ve decided to visit the beautiful Emerald Isle – land of myths, legends and, of course, Star Wars locations! No doubt you’re now champing at the...
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How to Tour Ireland on a Budget
Ireland’s stunning countryside is completely free So, you’ve decided to take that tour around Ireland you’ve always dreamt of. Your budget isn’t huge, however, and you know you’re going to have to plan carefully to do everything you want to do. This is where our handy guide comes in. In this post we are going...
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The Dos and Don’ts when Coming to Ireland
What to do When Visiting Ireland 1) Do Buy a Round of Drinks in the Pub Always buy your round in the pub! There is nothing worse in Ireland than skipping a round of drinks! You run the risk of being called a ‘scab’ – which is the worst thing ever to be called… If...
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We recently wrote a blog trying to help people work out whether they should take a road trip through Ireland. Obviously, we do all the driving on our small group tours of Ireland, so the blog was designed to help people work out whether one of our tours was the right choice for them or...
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Ireland Road Trip
Should you take a road trip through Ireland? The quick answer, without knowing anything about you, is maybe… But hear us out…  Ireland is incredible, and a road trip is an amazing way to explore this lush, ancient country. However, too many guides and articles online opt for overzealous optimism without considering the pros and...
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Life on the Road as an Overland Ireland Guide
Being a travel enthusiast and having spent many years living out of a suitcase, I thought having a job that required me to travel was going to be easy – oh how wrong I was… Working with Overland Ireland, I quickly learned that it is possible to find a job that you absolutely love with...
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What Should I Wear On A September Trip To Ireland?
The big holiday dilemma: figuring out everything you need to pack. Don’t worry, however, as Overland Ireland has you covered.   Everyone that has ever gone on a holiday has had to put time and effort into planning what to pack, how much to bring, and how much room to leave for shopping – whether...
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