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Those seeking an Ireland vacation can expect warm Gaelic hospitality, a beautiful countryside saturated with every imaginable shade of green, traditional Irish food and drink, great music and theater, and a tangible sense of the country’s rich and turbulent history. You'll also find exceptional value here. Low-cost flights to Dublin, Shannon, and Cork from across the U.S. make this the ultimate affordable European getaway. 


Why Go

For Guinness, market towns, rolling hills, quaint villages, dramatic seascapes, and the love of craic (good times).

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Live Your Game of Thrones Fantasies With This Travel Deal

June 20, 2017 by Mollie Pendexter

Does the new season of Game of Thrones have you yearning for a trip to Westeros? In honor of the new season, Friendly Planet Travel is offering savings of ... Read More »

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How to Do Dublin on a Dime

April 05, 2017 by Katie Hammel

Dublin, the capital and largest city in Ireland, is the starting point for most visitors to the Emerald Isle. The home of Guinness, the birthplace and muse of ... Read More »

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Cruise News: Cuba, Wearable Onboard Tech, and More

February 23, 2017 by Kayla Becker

Here’s a quick look at what’s new this week in cruising, and how it could impact your next trip. There seems to be no slowing down when it comes to Cuba ... Read More »

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10 Perfectly Romantic Small Towns in Europe

February 02, 2017 by Laura Motta

When it comes to European-style romance, Venice and Paris often hog the spotlight. And while no one disagrees that those cities are made for love and lovers, ... Read More »

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How to Spend the Perfect Day at the Guinness Storehouse

January 18, 2017 by Katie Hammel

With more than 15 million pints of Guinness consumed each day in more than 150 countries, the popularity of this Irish beer spreads far beyond its home country. ... Read More »

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