Paddy’s Irish Travel Guides

Curious about Ireland? Visit the Emerald Isle in your mind with Overland’s Irish travel guides. We have lovingly written a mixture of inspirational and practical blogs about all-things-Ireland. If anything here inspires you to consider a trip, check out our small-group tours of Ireland.

What attractions are in Connemara on the Wild Atlantic Way?

Connemara is one of Ireland’s most special places, and there’s nothing we could write about it that couldn’t be outdone by a gallery of photographs of the hills and valleys...

Why You Should Kiss the Blarney Stone

Ireland is a land of legends — a country with myths and stories that travel around the world from person to person. While Ireland has no shortage of natural beauty,...

What are the Best Castles to Visit in Ireland?

While many people visit Ireland for its culture, for its beautiful scenery, and for its friendly people, it’s often Ireland’s history that leaves the most lasting impression. And one thing...

What Should American Tourists Not Do While Visiting Ireland?

After our blog in April about Dos and Don’ts When Coming to Ireland, we got a few questions from Americans asking what they should or shouldn’t do when visiting the...

The Best Way to Spend 2 Weeks in Ireland?

So you’ve decided to visit Ireland. You have two weeks and you want to know how to fill your time. Two weeks is a lovely pocket of time for a...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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