About Ireland - The Emerald Isle
The perfect escape? The city break you’ve been dreaming of? The cliff-path walk you’ll remember forever? Well, Ireland has you covered. This magical island is just waiting to thrill you with its stunning windswept scenery along the Wild Atlantic Way, to capture you with its history of ancient sites such as Newgrange and to entice you with its traditional music.
Wild, astounding, inspirational – there are so many words to describe the awesome majesty of the Irish Coast. But one thing’s for sure: this place is pure magic. From Ballycastle in the north of Country Antrim to Allahies in the west of County Cork, this stunning country is renowned for its sylvan beauty, rich shades of green and individual character. You’ll find quiet villages, rugged mountain roads, tranquil rivers and mythical tales.
Whether you’re looking for stories of old, dreaming of fantastical castles, or just want to visit some of the most romantic settings imaginable there is something to suit every taste. From charming coastal villages to spectacular natural wonders, taking to the road on the island of Ireland reveals surprises at every turn.
The most westerly island in Europe, Ireland is 450 km long and 300 km wide. With a population of 6.5 million Ireland enjoys a rich diversity of ethnic groups and cultures.