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Ancient East with McGettigans

McGettigans is the place to be as you explore Ireland’s Ancient East. Ireland is an land of natural beauty and rich history, carpeted by lush landscapes and idyllic towns and framed by the River Shannon and the Irish Sea. The Ancient East covers the area outside Dublin and east of the River Shannon, extending from Carlingford to Cavan and south to Cork City, including East County Cork and East … [Read more...]

McGettigan Weddings

Live out your fairytale wedding with McGettigans. No matter what corner of Ireland you choose to celebrate your special day, we have a wedding venue for you; choose from Cork, Dublin, Donegal or Bray. McGettigans are specialists when it comes to hosting your big day. Our one wedding a day policy guarantees our undivided attention so your day runs as smoothly as possible. The Royal Hotel Bray is … [Read more...]

Free things to do in Dublin

1. Trinity college www.tdc.ie It costs nothing to amble around the cobbled grounds of Trinity College, Ireland’s foremost university, following in the footsteps of famous alumni such as Samuel Beckett, Bram Stoker and Jonathan Swift. You can admire the elegant courtyards and neoclassical architecture and, weather-permitting, stretch out on the cricket grounds outside the Pavilion Bar … [Read more...]

Wild Atlantic Way

The Wild Atlantic Way – Ireland's spectacular coastal route The Wild Atlantic Way, 1600 miles (2600 km) in length, is one of the longest defined coastal route in the world. It winds its way all along the Irish west coast from the Inishowen Peninsula in the north down to the picturesque town of Kinsale, County Cork, in the south. This route from start to finish unfolds the wonders of nature, the … [Read more...]

Beaches in Dublin

Beaches In Dublin And Just Outside Dublin is not just a city it has the most amazing coastline and beaches. We have listed some of our favourite beaches below and two beaches (just outside Dublin) Greystones and Bray. Portmarnock beach Portmarnock beach, known as The Velvet Strand is five miles long and stretches all the way to Baldoyle and adjoins Malahide Beach. It has a gorgeous view … [Read more...]