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# lonely-planet - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Burren tourism group named among Lonely Planet's 'Best in Travel' winners for 2021
# A Clare Winner
# A Clare Winner

Burren tourism group named among Lonely Planet's 'Best in Travel' winners for 2021

Nov 17th 2020, 10:02 PM 22,559 Views 7 Comments

The award comes amid big changes to the tourism industry during 2020.

# lonely-planet - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Galway named one of the best cities in the world to visit
# Go West
# Go West

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

Oct 22nd 2019, 6:10 AM 36,061 Views 52 Comments

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
# Stew Can't Be Serious
# Stew Can't Be Serious

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

Aug 15th 2018, 8:44 AM 26,313 Views 31 Comments

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
# Lonely Planet
# Lonely Planet

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

Oct 24th 2017, 2:13 PM 10,519 Views 18 Comments

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
# Road Wild
# Road Wild

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

Aug 12th 2017, 2:34 PM 80,248 Views 63 Comments

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
# Ring Of Kerry
# Ring Of Kerry

Lonely Planet names Skellig Ring as top destination for 2017

Oct 25th 2016, 9:46 AM 20,651 Views 23 Comments

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 says these are the top 21 things to do and see in Ireland
# Gushing Praise
# Gushing Praise

Lonely Planet says these are the top 21 things to do and see in Ireland

Mar 9th 2016, 3:38 PM 85,187 Views 105 Comments

Three cities make the top 10.

# lonely-planet - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Need a holiday? Here are the top 10 budget destinations for 2016
# Travel
# Travel

Need a holiday? Here are the top 10 budget destinations for 2016

Nov 8th 2015, 6:00 PM 43,487 Views 44 Comments

Estonia comes up top.

# lonely-planet - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Oct 27th 2015, 11:15 PM 13,484 Views 5 Comments

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

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

26 views to make you dream of Dublin

Oct 27th 2015, 6:31 PM 11,894 Views 12 Comments

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

Lonely Planet names Dublin as third best city in the world to visit next year... here's who beat us
# Lonely Planet
# Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet names Dublin as third best city in the world to visit next year... here's who beat us

Oct 27th 2015, 6:17 PM 48,824 Views 79 Comments

Kotor anyone?

# lonely-planet - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

These six Irish destinations have been listed on Lonely Planet’s must-see sights of all time
# Top 500
# Top 500

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

Aug 18th 2015, 10:09 AM 36,374 Views 54 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 18th 2015, 9:23 AM 5,576 Views 3 Comments

*according to Lonely Planet, anyway.

# lonely-planet - Thursday 8 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 8th 2015, 3:39 PM 14,111 Views 19 Comments

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

# lonely-planet - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Oct 21st 2014, 11:18 PM 15,678 Views 3 Comments

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
# Great Little Country
# Great Little Country

Lonely Planet tells readers that they should visit Ireland next year

Oct 21st 2014, 8:40 AM 28,343 Views 95 Comments

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

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

Lonely Planet tells tourists hurling is like 'hockey on steroids'

Aug 20th 2014, 3:28 PM 10,147 Views 5 Comments

So now.

# lonely-planet - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Dublin pub and a Kerry peninsula make Lonely Planet's best hidden gems list
# Off-the-radar
# Off-the-radar

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

Jun 5th 2014, 10:25 AM 31,926 Views 27 Comments

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
# Tourism
# Tourism

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

Sep 17th 2013, 9:42 PM 12,836 Views 28 Comments

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
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

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

Mar 9th 2013, 7:48 PM 9,781 Views 4 Comments

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
# New Year's Eve
# New Year's Eve

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

Nov 30th 2012, 5:45 PM 21,676 Views 47 Comments

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
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

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

Oct 23rd 2012, 10:48 AM 9,477 Views 15 Comments

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
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Jan 12th 2012, 4:57 PM 4,171 Views 4 Comments

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

Poll: Are the Irish pessimistic?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are the Irish pessimistic?

Jan 12th 2012, 11:33 AM 8,587 Views 57 Comments

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
# Craic Agus Ceol
# Craic Agus Ceol

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

Jan 12th 2012, 10:59 AM 8,952 Views 33 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Would you recommend tourists visit the Blarney Stone?

Apr 8th 2011, 12:12 PM 4,997 Views 3 Comments

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