Top ten reasons to visit Ireland through a mother’s eyes


Sunday is Mother’s Day in Ireland and here are ten reasons to visit Ireland through a mother’s eyes.

Bring the kids, they will learn a lot:

Ballymaloe House, in County Cork: Learn the art of slow Irish cooking at its best with natural ingredients.

Trinity College Dublin. Irish government makes St Patrick’s Day education gesture.

Trinity College Dublin: Thinking of having your kids educated in Ireland? A wonderful college to visit and explore.

People enjoy a stroll down Galway's Shop Street on a sunny day.

Galway City: Arts, culture, horse racing, festivals, this west of Ireland haven has it all as well as wonderful people

Dingle, County Kerry: Most spectacular vistas in Europe, perhaps the world, where "Ryan’s Daughter" was filmed.

Performers at the Wexford Opera House.

Wexford Opera House: The best in highbrow culture, Europe’s most offbeat opera week every October. Wonderful fun

The Titanic Signature Building, now known as Titanic Belfast, is one of the most exciting tourist attractions in Northern Ireland. It's a must for history buffs and anyone fascinated by the story of t

Titanic Quarter: Visit the site in Belfast where the luxury liner was built and revisit the romance of the loved-up movie version of events.

Glendalough, Co. Wicklow.

Glendalough: Quiet contemplation your thing? Where the medieval monks hung out, amid beautiful scenery.

Dun Laoghaire Harbor in Dublin.

Dun Laoghaire, Dublin  area: Where Maeve Binchy wrote and near where U2 hang out, for a wonderful arts and literary feel.

The "Quiet Man" Bridge near Maam Cross.

Maam Cross Galway: Site of "The Quiet Man" country  where the fearless heroine Maureen O’Hara held sway.

Doolin, County Clare:
For the best in Irish traditional music with a session in every bar!

Happy Irish Mother’s Day!