For non-golfers accompanying golfers on a tour, or golfers who wish a break from this sometimes frustrating game, Ireland offers an endless wealth of activities, attractions, and places to visit.
Ireland offers some of the most outstanding angling in Europe. The vast variety and quality of fishing in Ireland has given the country a reputation of which we are justly proud. With an abundance of coastline and inland waterways, lakes, and streams, Ireland is the perfect place for all types of angling.
A land of golden sandy beaches, lush green pastures, and rolling mountains, together with the love of horses bestow ideal surroundings for riders of all ages and ability. Equestrian centers supply all equipment and assistance for your excursion.
There are many possibilities for walking in Ireland. The Irish coast is indented with bays and narrow inlets, offering the walker wonderful combinations of hills and seascape. There are exciting coastal walks, river/canal towpaths, quiet country roads and a network of long distance way marked Ways to enjoy.
Ireland has an excellent range of spas in various locations to help you escape from the pressure of today's hectic lifestyle or just to pamper yourself. The spas offer an array of facilities and a diverse range of therapy treatments, ensuring that visitors can leave feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.
Culinary excellence is a watchword in Ireland's hospitality industry. While the taste and aroma of Irish soda bread is hard to top, most of our visitors are delighted to discover the wonders of modern Irish cuisine, which is noted above all else for the freshness of produce used.
The lure of an Irish golf course is irresistible and the 19th Hole, that sacred place in a warm Irish clubhouse, can be just as tempting. But you shouldn't limit yourself to the clubhouse... the Irish pub is something that must be experienced. Here you can meet with the locals and enjoy the craic. Irish music is played nightly in many pubs, and even if not scheduled, you may be one of the lucky ones to arrive on a night where an impromptu session starts.
Ireland is renowned the world over for horse racing and the festivities that surround a 'Day at the Races'. There are 27 racecourses throughout the country—six within easy reach of Dublin. With over 269 fixtures a year, racing in Ireland has much to offer.
Ireland's fastest and most exciting evening sport, taking place nightly at numerous venues across the country. Experience thrill-packed races in a friendly atmosphere. An evening at the 'dogs' is an excellent night out, even if you've no interest in racing or betting.