History and Heritage
Ireland has a long and colourful history. Your Irish Golf Tour or Ireland Vacation is a perfect chance to explore some of this exciting history and learn more about “The Emerald Isle.”
Civilisation records in Ireland show settlements over 5,000 years ago. Newgrange, also known as “Brun a Boinne,” offers an incredible visitor experience as you can explore settlements which predate the ancient Pyramids of Egypt and Stonehenge in England. A visit to Newgrange allows you to see what life was like over 50 centuries ago. The National Museum of Ireland is also an excellent attraction to visit to learn more about Ireland’s ancient history.
Ireland is famous for its castles, many of which have been converted into luxury hotels or visitor attractions. Some of these Castles date back over 900 years. Some of the Ireland’s most famous castles include Bunratty Castle, Blarney Castle, Malahide Castle. Dublin Castle, Trim Castle and Kilkenny Castle. The Rock of Cashel in County Tipperary in the south of Ireland is one of Ireland’s oldest castles and dates back to 1,100! Imagine taking a step back in time to visit some of these incredible castles – this is all possible on a Fairways and FunDays Ireland Golf Vacation or Irish Holiday.
While civilisation in Ireland can be traced back over 5,000 years, the Republic of Ireland has only received its independence less than 100 years ago. The period preceding this has left an indelible mark on Irish history and can be explored by a visit to some of Ireland’s best Tourist attractions including Kilmainham Gaol, Croke Park and Dublin Castle.
Ireland has a colourful heritage and your Ireland Golf Vacation is a perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in our nations heritage. Visits to Heritages sites such as Bunratty Folk Park, Derryglad Folk and Heritage Museum or Ulster American Folk Park are excellent Heritage centres.
You certainly don’t have to be a history buff to enjoy Ireland’s history and heritage. A Fairways and FunDays Ireland vacation or Irish Golf Tour allows you to explore our nations long and colourful past.