Save big on your Irish trip with Heritage Island
Looking to save money on your vacation this year? Heritage Island is here to help!
HeritageIsland.com represents the top attractions and heritage towns in Ireland, and they've set up a special coupon page online at www.heritageisland.com to help tourists save their hard-earned cash this year.
They've a special pass online which offers discounts and two-for-one deals at several of Ireland's top tourism sites.
For example, if you are in Dublin, you can get a two-for-one deal to enter the Croke Park Experience, and a 10 per cent discount on entry into the Guinness Storehouse, big breaks on two must-do- things in the capital. Also if you are over one the West Coast, you can save 25 per cent off admission to the Atlantic Edge Exhibition at the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Center. Savings no to be sniffed at in the current economic climate!
Here are ten of our favorite places to places to use coupons on. Enjoy!
Dublin: Croke Park Experience
Headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), Croke Park is the largest athletic stadium in Ireland. The historic stadium in the heart of Dublin has also been the venue for more than a dozen of Ireland’s biggest concerts, including U2, Neil Diamond and Tina Turner. Tour the stadium, which holds 82,300 people and take a look at the full pitch, 144.5 by 88 meters (roughly 158 by 96 yards). The museum at Croke Park holds 125 years of GAA history and is a must-see spot for any Gaelic sports fan.
Dublin: Guinness Storehouse:
No trip to Dublin is complete without a trip to St. James Gate and the Guinness Store house. Travel up the seven floors and learn how Arthur Guinness came up with his famous stout. Learn how to pour the perfect pint and get a free pint of plain on the top floor at the Gravity Bar. Don’t forget to take a look at the breath-taking view from the top, where you can see all of Dublin.
Wicklow: Powerscourt Gardens
Take a moment out of the cities and take in some of Ireland’s beautiful countryside. In Co. Wicklow, just outside of Dublin, are the Powercourt Gardens, with more than 47 acres of beautiful gardens, topiaries and walking paths. The 18th century gardens and estate sit amongst the foothills of the beautiful Wicklow mountains.
Near the Rock of Cashel, the Brú Ború Cultural Centre teaches and informs about Irish music, song, dance and theater. The tradition of Irish music and performance has been taken all over the world by the Brú Ború center, including China, Japan and Australia. The center has an exhibit at the moment called “Sounds of History,” which explores the history and importance of Irish performing arts.
Dunbrody Emigrant Ship:
See where the journey to leave Ireland began for nearly one third of the country’s population in the 19th century. In Co. Wexford, off the River Barrow, a replica of the Dunbrody ship is available for tours. Visitors can see what it was like for their ancestors centuries ago. The majestic tall ship still has original emigrant rosters and memorials, as well as documents containing the ship’s history.