Author Archive for Naomi Sheehy

Naomi was a lawyer for five years before leaving the law business to follow her love of travel. She founded her boutique travel company, Ireland luxury Travel, with her husband and operates her company from the wild Atlantic coast of Ireland. She explores as much of Ireland as she can at every opportunity and has developed a huge knowledge of her country. Planning unique bespoke trips to Ireland is her specialty.

Flashpacking in Ireland - 8 days of luxury adventure

Flashpacking in Ireland – 8 days of luxury adventure

Have you heard of ?flashpacking?? Well we just did. ?In your 20?s you backpacked on tight budgets for months on end in exotic places. Now you travel for 7 nights, with three stops, luxury hotel stays and some adventure thrown in. You will be glad to know there is now a travel term for you?. […]

15 ways to celebrate Saint Patrick's day

15 ways to celebrate Saint Patrick’s day

Friday the 17th March is Ireland?s Saint Patrick?s Day. Global monuments go green in cities all over the world to nod to our small country. Pubs and clubs fill with revelers enjoying the excuse to indulge, dressed head to foot in green and sing along to the latest singer songwriter that Ireland has produced. In […]

Top 5 luxury activities to inspire you in Ireland

Top 5 luxury activities to inspire you in Ireland

Are you looking for something a little different while in Ireland? We have all enjoyed the obvious luxury getaways. Indulgent buffet breakfasts in a massive 5-star ?hotel followed by some shopping, cocktails and a fantastic dinner. While this will never get old, our adventurous side needs to be entertained also. Ireland is topping the polls […]

Travelling in Ireland: essential tips

Travelling in Ireland: essential tips

So you?re planning a vacation in Ireland? For many, visiting the Emerald Isle is a lifelong dream that is finally being realised; it may be a chance to visit your ancestral home for the very first time and might even be an opportunity to meet distant relatives. For others it?s a whimsical notion that takes […]

5 of the best Dublin city experiences

5 of the best Dublin city experiences

Dublin, Ireland is one of the most vibrant cities in Europe with an almost palpable energy that must be experienced to be fathomed. At night the characterful pubs are alive with traditional music and dance and by day there is an abundance of museums, parks and caf?s to visit. The unique Dublin attractions would include […]

Skellig Michael, Ireland: one of Lonely Planet's top regions in the world to visit

Skellig Michael, Ireland: one of Lonely Planet’s top regions in the world to visit

Lonely Planet just voted Ireland?s Skellig Michael and the Skellig Ring region one of the top ten regions in the world travelers should visit. This mystical and hard to reach place on the edge of western Europe is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the most unique and spectacular places to visit in […]

5 of the best contemporary luxury hotel stays in Ireland

5 of the best contemporary luxury hotel stays in Ireland

Not everyone wants ?old world?, history and castles. For lovers of all things modern, slick and exceptional design there are some great contemporary luxury hotels in Ireland. From trendy and hip to architecturally impressive there is something for every style. Cliff House Hotel, Waterford Perched on a cliff looking out to huge sea views, this […]

4 of the best Ireland food experiences

4 of the best Ireland food experiences

Planning your vacation in Ireland? You?re probably dreaming of the rolling green fields, clean Atlantic air and pristine, rugged coastlines. You?ve most likely been told about the mild, sometimes rainy weather that?s neither too hot nor too cold and to expect up to 16 hours of daylight in the summer months ? perfect conditions to […]