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Springtime Deals in Ireland

St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner, with the promise of spring not too far behind. Ireland, the country that gifted the world the most recognized holiday of the patron of saints, is gearing up for its best travel season. The winter frost across the green fields and rolling hills is beginning to thaw and spring wild flowers will soon begin to bloom.

Set on the northwest tip of Europe, Ireland might be known as the land that boasts 40 shades of green, but the country also boasts spectacular coastlines surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, as well as rugged cliffs and deep valleys.

In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, throw on a green shirt, grab a Guinness and take a peek at some of these stellar travel deals across the Emerald Isle:

  • For $999 per person in April and May, take advantage of this six-night package that features stays in Dublin, countryside bed and breakfasts and 5-star castle accommodations. Car rental is also included, which allows travelers to explore different cities across Ireland on this comprehensive package.
  • Travelers who prefer a more relaxing vibe, can snag this 5-star package at a Conde Nast 2012 Gold List resort. This summer, grab some friends and spend six-nights in a three-bedroom villa at the acclaimed Adare Manor resort, featuring an 18-hole championship golf course, horseback riding and spa services.
  • You can also book your own accommodations with this $599-per-person package that includes roundtrip airfare to Shannon and weeklong car rental. Take scenic back roads across the country and choose your own adventure.
  • This nine-night escorted tour includes stays in Donegal along the Atlantic Coast, Killarney set amongst seascapes and mountains and Waterford, known for the Waterford Crystal Factory.  While in Dublin, take advantage of the pub scene and chat with the friendly locals over a glass of your favorite brew.

For more travel and sightseeing deals, check out the Ireland Destination of the Week page.

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Tips by
Monica

Deal Expert, New York
Thursday, March 15, 2012
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