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City Escapes

City Escapes

Discover Dublin and Cork with Ireland's Blue Book

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Events & Festivals

Events & Festivals

Music, Film, Literary...find the perfect festival for you.

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Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

Tours for lovers of the arts.

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Spa & Wellness

Spa & Wellness

A tour that will really spoil and pamper you.

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Food & Wine

Food & Wine

A food lovers guide to Ireland.

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Romance

Romance

Take the romantic route around the island of Ireland with Ireland's Blue Book

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Activities / Adventure

Activities / Adventure

Golf, hiking, fishing and other activity tours of the island of Ireland.

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Scenic / Sightseeing

Scenic / Sightseeing

A selection of breath taking scenic tours around the island of Ireland.

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City Escapes

  • Cork Itinerary: a guide to the places & attractions to visit in Cork City & County

    Cork is the largest county in Ireland with undulating land interrupted by long ridges of sandstone with picturesque river valleys in between...

  • Belfast Itinerary

    Beautiful Belfast, historically famous for shipbuilding and Irish Linen. More recently, rapid changes have brought an exciting dynamism to this once troubled spot.

  • Dublin City Itinerary

    Dublin's Bubblin! One of Europe's finest Capital Cities, stretching from the Hills of Howth to the Heritage town of Dalkey Dublin is built on the River Liffey...

  • Galway Itinerary

    Galway, a beautiful county divided by the expanse of Lough Corrib. To the south lies Galway city with its seaside suburb of Salthill...

  • Limerick City & Surrounds Itinerary

    Take a Tour of Limerick City and Surrounds with Ireland's Blue Book...

  • Romantic Ireland

    Looking for the perfect honeymoon in Ireland - then choose this Blue Book romantic getaway, with breathtaking landscapes and luxurious accommodation......

  • 5 Star Treatment

    You know what, you deserve it! There comes a time in all our busy lives that we feel we've earned the right to be treated like a Star or in this case Five Stars!!

Events & Festivals

  • Irish Festivals

    St. Patrick's Day, Jazz Festival, Traditional Music Festivals...

  • Aer Lingus College Football at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin

    For the third time in five years, American football is headed back to Dublin, Ireland! The Boston College Eagles will face the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets as they kickoff the 2016 season.

  • Blue Book Houses Events

    Wine Tasting, Recitals, Gardening and Cookery Courses...

Arts & Culture

  • Hotels With a History

    Step back in time with a stay in a Blue Book historic hotel or castle.....

  • Cultural Vacations Ireland

    We provide conducted tours to suit the cultural interests of groups ranging from 12 to 24 people. The duration of each tour varies from 5 days (4 nights) and 10 days (9 nights). Regardless of duration each tour is conducted as a themed presentation on Irish culture through those whose creativity contributed to that culture.

  • Unesco World Heritage Sites In Ireland

    A World Heritage Site is a property inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List because of its outstanding universal value.This is your guide to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites around Ireland.

  • Irish Film Locations

    Visit the Film Locations Sites around Ireland.....

  • monastic-tour

    A tour of the Island of Ireland's historic monastic sites.....including Glendalough, Croach Patrick, Clonmanoise and the Rock of Cashel.

  • Castle Hotels in Ireland

    Visit the Castle Hotels around Ireland.....a selection of Ireland's most romantic historic luxurious castle hotels

  • Seven Wonders of Ireland

    Ireland is a country renowned for its history and hospitality and what better way to experience this gem of an island than by visiting the top visitor attractions.....

  • Arts and Antiques Tour of Ireland

    Take an Arts and Antiques Tour Of Ireland with Ireland's Blue Book...

  • A Literary Tour of Ireland

    No matter where you go in our country you'll never be far from the home, town or village school that inspired and shaped our countless writers, poets, essayists, playwright and novelists......

  • Castles Gardens and Historic Houses of Ireland

    Take a Castles, Gardens and Historic Houses of Ireland with Ireland's Blue Book...

  • Presidential and Royal Tours of Ireland

    Follow the footsteps of great leaders on their trips around Ireland

  • Green Eco Tour

    Ireland's Blue Book has aligned with the Responsible Tourism Skillnet organization to encourage its members towards attaining EU Flower label accreditation. Read on for details of our eco friendly practices...

  • Garden Tour

    Visit Ireland's most beautiful and scenic gardens staying in romantic historic country houses and hotels while on your trip.

Spa & Wellness

  • Spa and Wellness

    Drift into complete relaxation in a Blue Book Hotel Spa...

  • 5 Star Treatment

    You know what, you deserve it! There comes a time in all our busy lives that we feel we've earned the right to be treated like a Star or in this case Five Stars!!

Food & Wine

  • Cookery Schools

    Learn to cook or improve your culinary skills in a Blue Book Cookery School.....

  • Time for Tea

    Enjoy a relaxing gossip or chat with a close friend to the accompaniment of the gentle rattle of cups and saucers in elegant surroundings.....

  • Culinary Tour

    Providing guests with the very best food available has always been a special feature of Blue Book hospitality. This has become even more evident with the inclusion of some of Dublin's top restaurants who have brought an exciting cosmopolitan atmosphere to this group of dedicated chefs and cooks.

  • Whiskey-Whisky Tour

    Whiskey-Whisky Tour of Ireland and Scotland, in association with connoisseurs of Scotland...

Romance

  • Romantic Ireland

    Looking for the perfect honeymoon in Ireland - then choose this Blue Book romantic getaway, with breathtaking landscapes and luxurious accommodation......

  • Romantic Houses & Hotels

    The most romantic historic hotels, country houses and castle hotels in Ireland......

Activities / Adventure

  • Aer Lingus College Football at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin

    For the third time in five years, American football is headed back to Dublin, Ireland! The Boston College Eagles will face the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets as they kickoff the 2016 season.

  • Cookery Schools

    Learn to cook or improve your culinary skills in a Blue Book Cookery School.....

  • Hook Line and Sinker

    You can guess, by the title of this suggested itinerary that there may be a spot of fishing included...

  • Fishing in Ireland

    Ireland is recognized as being the outstanding angling destination in Europe....

  • Northern Golf Tour of Ireland

    Take a Northern Golf Tour of Ireland with Ireland's Blue Book...

  • Garden Tour

    Visit Ireland's most beautiful and scenic gardens staying in romantic historic country houses and hotels while on your trip.

  • Southern Golf Tour of Ireland

    Take a Southern Golf Tour of Ireland with Ireland's Blue Book...

  • Blue Book Houses & Golf

  • Gardens of Ireland's Blue Book

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  • Mountain Tour

    Many a song has been written about Ireland's majestic mountains This short tour will give you a little flavour of just a few of Ireland's favourite mountain haunts...

  • Walking and Hiking

  • Equestrian

Scenic / Sightseeing

  • Connemara-Wild At Heart

    Connemara is a savage beauty", Oscar Wilde. From the rugged Twelve Bens mountain range in the north through lake-rich Roundstone Bog to the golden beaches reaching out into the Atlantic Ocean, Connemara is a region of unparalleled beauty.

  • Celtic Mist Tour Of Ireland

    Take a Celtic Mist Tour Of Ireland with Ireland's Blue Book. Highlights include Belfast, The Giant's Causeway, Bushmill's Distillery, Dunluce Castle, Donegal and the lakes of Fermanagh.

  • Ireland's wild Atlantic Way

    The Wild Atlantic Way is set to be Ireland's first long distance driving route for tourists, featuring a 2500 km driving route from Donegal to West Cork.

  • Scenic Drive

    Highlights include kissing the Blarney Stone and visiting Cork City, The Lakes of Killarney and The Ring of Kerry, The Cliffs of Moher and Connemara.

  • Seven Wonders of Ireland

    Ireland is a country renowned for its history and hospitality and what better way to experience this gem of an island than by visiting the top visitor attractions.....

  • An Irish Welcome

    Receive an Irish Welcome with Ireland's Blue Book..... Highlights include Dublin and Cork Cities, The Rock of Cashel, The Lakes of Killarney, The Ring of Kerry, The Cliffs of Moher and Bunratty Castle.

  • Adore & Explore Tour of Ireland

    Highlights include the Cliffs of Moher, The Burren, Galway City, Connemara, Mayo, Sligo and Dublin.

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