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# sponsored-by-allianz - Friday 12 July, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: Explore the otherworldly Burren - and the land that inspired Tolkien

You can even fit in a visit to the cave that some say inspired the creation of Gollum.

# sponsored-by-allianz - Friday 5 July, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: Uncover hidden woodland waterfalls on Sligo's scenic Yeats Country Loop

Sligo is home to the “lake isle of Innisfree” – along with great views, picnic spots and sea swims.

# sponsored-by-allianz - Friday 28 June, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: Tackle mountain roads along Wicklow's Sally Gap - and stop for a swim on the way home

Just an hour from Dublin, you’ll find awe-inspiring views.

# sponsored-by-allianz - Friday 21 June, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: Head on an inland adventure along the twists and turns of the Northern Glens Trail

You’ll pass sparkling lakes, towering rock formations and awe-inspiring waterfalls.

# sponsored-by-allianz - Friday 14 June, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: See beaches, bridges and the Dark Hedges on Antrim's Causeway Coastal Route

Along with a stop at the Giant’s Causeway itself.

# sponsored-by-allianz - Friday 7 June, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: Take a dip in the blue Atlantic and drive the famous Sky Road in Connemara

And if you like smoked salmon and seafood chowder, you’ve come to the right place.

# sponsored-by-allianz - Thursday 30 May, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: Cruise along Louth's Cooley Peninsula with family thrills at Carlingford Lough

Sign yourselves up for kayaking, zip-lining or even a spot of stand up paddle boarding.

# sponsored-by-allianz - Friday 24 May, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: Explore passage tombs and Braveheart ruins in Meath's historic Boyne Valley

Plus a stop for epic homemade carrot cake en route.

# sponsored-by-allianz - Friday 17 May, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: Go whale-spotting and visit a world-famous lighthouse on Wexford's Ring Of Hook

At 800 years, Hook Lighthouse is the world’s oldest operational lighthouse.

# sponsored-by-allianz - Friday 10 May, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: See glacial fjords at the edge of the world on the Inishowen Peninsula

A spin from Derry through rugged Donegal, passing secluded beaches, old forts (and Yoda).

# sponsored-by-allianz - Friday 3 May, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: Take the Healy Pass from Cork into Kerry for spectacular mountain views

Plus a thrilling detour leading to remarkable views over Bantry Bay.

# sponsored-by-allianz - Thursday 25 April, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: Take the Vee Road for a breathtaking trip through Ireland's ancient east

From Waterford to Tramore, The Vee Road is a stunning journey that culminates in a dramatic hairpin.

# sponsored-by-allianz - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

From The42 16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Katie Taylor Dared To Dream

16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Katie Taylor

The gold medallist from London 2012 found success at any sport she tried.

# sponsored-by-allianz - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

From The42 16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Briege Corkery For Those Who Dare

16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Briege Corkery

The Cork GAA star has no fewer than 16 All-Ireland titles to her name.

# sponsored-by-allianz - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

From The42 16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Henry Shefflin For Those Who Dare

16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Henry Shefflin

The Kilkenny star was so much more than just the most decorated player of his generation.

# sponsored-by-allianz - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

From The42 16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Pádraig Harrington For Those Who Dare

16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Pádraig Harrington

The three-time Major winner with a meticulous eye for detail.

# sponsored-by-allianz - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

From The42 16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Brian O'Driscoll For Those Who Dare

16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Brian O'Driscoll

The Leinster and Ireland star was the catalyst for a new generation of rugby success.

# sponsored-by-allianz - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

From The42 16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Cora Staunton For Those Who Dare

16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Cora Staunton

The long-time Mayo servant may well be the definitive ladies footballer of her generation.

# sponsored-by-allianz - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

From The42 16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Roy Keane For Those Who Dare

16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Roy Keane

The Corkman who proved himself the defining box-to-box midfielder of his generation.

# sponsored-by-allianz - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

From The42 16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Sonia O'Sullivan For Those Who Dare

16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Sonia O'Sullivan

Despite her successes, the Cork athlete could well still wonder what might have been in her career.

# sponsored-by-allianz - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

From The42 16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Barry McGuigan For Those Who Dare

16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Barry McGuigan

The Clones Cyclone did as much outside the ring as he did inside.

# sponsored-by-allianz - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

From The42 16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Jack O'Shea For Those Who Dare

16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Jack O'Shea

The Kerry linchpin is one of the most decorated players in the history of football.

# sponsored-by-allianz - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

From The42 16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - George Best For Those Who Dare

16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - George Best

The Belfast boy was the undisputed best footballer to ever emerge from the island of Ireland.

# sponsored-by-allianz - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

From The42 16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Jack Kyle For Those Who Dare

16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Jack Kyle

A doctor and rugby player, Kyle’s legacy is so much more than Ireland’s first Grand Slam.

# sponsored-by-allianz - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

From The42 16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Ronnie Delany For Those Who Dare

16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Ronnie Delany

Ireland’s last track and field gold medallist was nearly not selected for the 1956 Olympic Games.

# sponsored-by-allianz - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

From The42 16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Kay Mills For Those Who Dare

16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Kay Mills

No other player in GAA history has more one-sport All-Ireland winning medals than the Dubliner.

# sponsored-by-allianz - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

From The42 16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Christy Ring For Those Who Dare

16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Christy Ring

His name has become synonymous with the sport he made look so easy.

# sponsored-by-allianz - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

From The42 16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Pat O'Callaghan For Those Who Dare

16 for 16: The most important Irish athletes of the last 100 years - Pat O'Callaghan

The Cork doctor who became an independent Ireland’s first Olympic gold medallist.