Ireland holidays

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10 of the best seaside hotels in Ireland
From Donegal down to Kerry on the wild west coast and Cork up to Wexford on the eastern seaboard, these spectacularly located boltholes make the most of the island’s dramatic cliffs and beaches

Annabelle Thorpe

02, Apr, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Six of Ireland’s best traditional pubs
The classic Irish bar, whose hallmarks evoke the qualities of an earlier era, has been in steady decline – but recently its future has started to look a little brighter

Vic O'Sullivan

16, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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A coastal cliff walk to a gourmet pub: Cush, County Cork, Ireland
Soak up wild sea views and rich maritime history, then tuck in at one of County Cork’s best pub restaurants

Colin O’Brien

10, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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10 of Ireland’s most charming villages
Some of the quirkiest, most picturesque villages are nestled in the outer reaches of the Irish countryside, which has helped preserve their character

Vic O’Sullivan

04, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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‘There’s a savage beauty to the place’: the dark mystery of Ireland’s Connemara region
The setting for Kathleen MacMahon’s new novel, The Home Scar, is a haunting expanse of lakes, bogs, heathland and mountains in County Galway

Kathleen MacMahon

04, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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‘Prepare to be blown away – literally’: readers’ favourite trips in Ireland
Our tipsters confirm that the Emerald Isle’s pubs, cafes and literary hotspots offer brilliant backup for its huge variety of outdoor adventures. Scroll down for the winner

Guardian readers

26, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Send us a tip on a break in Ireland – you could win a holiday voucher!
Whether it was a hiking epic or a giant pub crawl, share details of a trip to the Emerald Isle – the best tip wins £200 towards a Sawday’s stay

Guardian community team

17, Jan, 2023 @1:46 PM

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On the Blueway to Tipperary: nature and history on Ireland’s new kayaking routes
Adding to the country’s network of traffic-free greenways, three new trails encourage paddleboarders and kayakers to explore by river, canal and lake

Yvonne Gordon

26, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Cork on a Fork: Ireland’s second city tucks into a foodie festival
Last month’s inaugural event, featuring Keralan, Palestinian and Italian treats, was inspired by a proud domestic culinary tradition

Katie Glass

21, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Green line: take a window seat on Ireland’s most beautiful train trips
There’s no need for a car – cheaper rail fares in Ireland have made these six stunning rail trips even more appealing and sustainable

Vic O'Sullivan

03, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Keep cool and carry on: readers’ favourite trips to escape the heat
From the white-sand beaches of the Outer Hebrides to the Norwegian village of Hell, our tipsters know where to avoid soaring temperatures

Guardian readers

28, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Emerald heart: a guide to Ireland’s six national parks
Fringing remote islands and the wild Atlantic coast, steeped in legend and home to exotic flora, these protected areas are a hiker’s paradise

Vic O'Sullivan

23, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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