Off the coast of England and wales nicknamed the emerald isle because of its lush landscapes. Dotted with castles and ancient sites such as the 12th century Cahir castle.

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Mourne Mountains situated in the county down consist of challenging peaks gentle slopes and crystal clear lakes. Slieve Donard is the highest peak at 850 meters high and also the toughest climb but the views from the top of are of Murlough bay and are so worth the effort. For the not so keen hikers the Mourne Mountains are also suitable for the avid walker or even the not so avid, mountains such as Butter Mountain, Slieve Binnian, Slieve Lamagan and Slieve Corragh are ideal. These magnificent surrounds were C.L Lewis inspiration for Narnia: The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe.


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Good To Know

Capital: Dublin
Currency: € Euro
Time Difference: GMT +0
Flying Time: 45mins


For the historical holiday seeker the ring of Kerry is ideal. As the name suggests it starts and ends in the same place Killarney. Queen Victoria visited in 1861 and stayed at Muckross house which is now situated in the centre of Killarney national park. Time is of the essence here the more you have the more you’ll find and enjoy.

Connemara consist of deserted mountains calm and quiet beaches and hidden pubs are never far away. Kylemore Abbey is perfect for that romantic getaway. As well as arty parties are held in Connemara gateway situated in Galway city.

As well as the lively cities of Dublin and Belfast this beautiful and vast country offers something for everyone whether it be a family holiday or a quick city break. Whatever your holiday requirements may be here at Holiday Hamster we are always happy to help. Why not get in touch and ‘Wheel Do The Running Around’