Places to Visit

Sheep on a road, Ireland

Sheep on a road, Ireland

To get that true Irish experience while you are on holiday is sometimes a very difficult thing. Not every pint of Guinness is the same in every bar!

Holiday Cottages Ireland have many years of experience in the tourism sector of both Northern Ireland and Southern Ireland and we know that every tourist is looking for something different.

Some of you are wanting relaxation and stress free living, others wild nights out in the nations most popular spots. Many would seek the traditional Irish experience with history, heritage and lots of music while there are those who will prefer the isolation of some of Irelands beautiful coastlines.

Whatever your wishes for your Irish holiday, North or South of the border, Ireland has something going on for everyone.

Category: County Galway

Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way provides the perfect backdrop for host of eclectic festivals all year round from crowning a goat king to Tedfest, which pays homage to cult tv series Father Ted, but there are also hidden places to visit after the festival has finished. There will always be something to celebrate on your cottage holiday in Ireland!

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“Connemara is a savage beauty” – Oscar Wilde

Here at Holiday Cottages Ireland we tend to be a little enthusiastic about Ireland and the beautiful counties that make up its lands.  We are not sure that we could pick a favourite amongst them but if we were to make a list, Galway would be in the top 5.

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The spectacular beauty of the landscapes of Ireland has a way of getting into your head, but for many poets, writers and literary greats they have done much more than this.  They are inspiration for their works and in many cases what has made them great.

Ireland’s landscape is constantly transforming as Lonely Planet author Etain O’Caroll told CNN “The … Read more...

Things to do in County Galway

County Galway is the perfect selection for your Irish cottage holiday. This vibrant county will provide you with everything you could ever want to do on a cottage holiday.

The county is famous for the vibrant live music scene which exists in Galway city. The city is a perfect mix of beautiful shop fronts … Read more...