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Just three hours from the big city bustle of Dublin, sits the small, lively city of Galway. The town, which serves as the gateway to the rough-and... Read More

Come fall, people around the world will be celebrating the season’s bounty with food festivals. Lots of them. While New Englanders gather to taste the... Read More

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Travel is a powerful engine of change: It can protect environments, preserve cultures, and transform lives. Once again, Travel + Leisure honors the... Read More

Anyone fortunate enough to be paired with Enda Glynn at Lahinch Golf Club in southwest Ireland can consider himself blessed. Glynn was born fifty-nine... Read More

Twelve years ago, American poet Mark Strand and I searched up and down Ireland until we found a house that he, at six foot seven, could actually stand... Read More

“Oh, and one more thong.” ... Read More

Celtic traditions inspire the circular garden at Ireland's ... Read More

Here's how I imagined it: I'd buy a gnarled walking stick and go wandering through shamrock-green villages, on the prowl for shining examples of... Read More

With its façade of battlements and its Gothic follies, Glin Castle appears somewhat daunting as it looms above the river Shannon in County Limerick.... Read More

It was the music that drew me to Ireland: the lilt and wail of the fiddle, the bright laughter of the accordion, the windy purl of the flute. This was... Read More

'When you're at a hotel and your needs are being taken care of in a gracious way—that's the ultimate luxury' ... Read More

Philip Treacy wants Marilyn Monroe’s eyelashes. The fake ones, of course. "She used them to great effect," says the Irish milliner, who has adorned both... Read More

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