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# lonely-planet - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Galway named one of the best cities in the world to visit

Lonely Planet describes Galway as “brilliantly bohemian”.

# lonely-planet - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Irish stew named as one of top 50 culinary experiences in the world

It might have a love/hate reputation among Irish people, but the dish has proven a hit internationally.

# lonely-planet - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

'Timeless beauty': Belfast and the Causeway Coast named top destinations to visit in 2018

That’s according to the latest edition of Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel.

# lonely-planet - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Two of the 'world's ultimate road trips' are on the island of Ireland

The drives join Hawaii’s Hana Highway and Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh Road as well as the iconic Route 66 in the US.

# lonely-planet - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Lonely Planet names Skellig Ring as top destination for 2017

The popular travel guide describes the area as “perhaps Ireland’s most charismatically wild and emerald stretch of coastline”.

# lonely-planet - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

# lonely-planet - Sunday 8 November, 2015

# lonely-planet - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

An Offaly power plant, Dublin as a tourist destination and Alan Kelly in the third person… all the day’s big stories

From The Daily Edge 26 views to make you dream of Dublin Can Be Heaven

26 views to make you dream of Dublin

Lonely Planet is telling people to come to Dublin. And here’s why…

# lonely-planet - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

These six Irish destinations have been listed on Lonely Planet’s must-see sights of all time

Sites in Meath, Clare, Tipperary and Antrim all got on the list.

From The Daily Edge Here are the 6 places you definitely have to visit in Ireland* Representin'

Here are the 6 places you definitely have to visit in Ireland*

*according to Lonely Planet, anyway.

# lonely-planet - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Ever been to the Smithwick’s Experience? Lonely Planet thinks you should go

It has been named as one of the best new tourist attractions.

# lonely-planet - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everybody’s talking about Irish Water, the apology to Justin Timberlake and how Ireland is a top spot for visitors next year…

Lonely Planet tells readers that they should visit Ireland next year

We actually came in fifth spot in the top 10 best countries to visit in 2015… Not too shabby at all.

# lonely-planet - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Lonely Planet tells tourists hurling is like 'hockey on steroids' Lovely Hurling

# lonely-planet - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Dublin pub and a Kerry peninsula make Lonely Planet's best hidden gems list

The Cromane Peninsula in County Kerry and Kavanagh’s pub in Glasnevin have both made the cut.

# lonely-planet - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Want an adventure? Try climbing Croagh Patrick, surfing Mullaghmore and horse-riding at Castle Leslie

That’s what the Lonely Planet guide would tell you to do in Ireland, anyway.

# lonely-planet - Saturday 9 March, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added dancing in speedos

Here are all the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# lonely-planet - Friday 30 November, 2012

New Year's Eve in Dublin? Yes please, says Lonely Planet

Dublin has been named as one of the top five places in the world to welcome in the New Year – but what are the other locations?

# lonely-planet - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Derry makes the Lonely Planet's Top 10 best cities for 2013

The Northern Ireland city has been chosen as the UK’s City of Culture next year. Find out where else made the cut…

# lonely-planet - Thursday 12 January, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

Poll: Are the Irish pessimistic? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are the Irish pessimistic?

The latest edition of the Lonely Planet guidebook on Ireland claims we are “pessimistic to the core” but what do you think?

Pessimistic, boastful but loves a drink: what Lonely Planet says about Ireland

The tenth edition of the famed travel guide has some familiar themes…

# lonely-planet - Friday 8 April, 2011

Poll: Would you recommend tourists visit the Blarney Stone? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you recommend tourists visit the Blarney Stone?

Lonely Planet survey recommends that visitors to Ireland give the famous kissing stone a miss…