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Discover Ireland

The Emerald Isle

Follow in the footsteps of myths and legends on the shores of the Emerald Isle. Tap into the rhythm of the island to discover everything from relaxing trails to adrenaline-inducing activities or cosmopolitan cities.

The Irish are known the world over as the land of a thousand welcomes, it’s all here waiting for you!

Discover our Irish locations throughout Ireland below and our properties waiting to offer you their céad míle fáilte.

Cork

Discover the real capital!

Cork

A cosmopolitan destination, immerse yourself in 17th century alleys and indulge in local food, drinks and retail therapy in narrow streets crammed with pubs, shops, cafés and restaurants. An unforgettable coastal city where visitors will enjoy breath-taking scenery and exceptional experiences.

City Highlights

  • English Market
  • Fota Wildlife Park
  • Blarney Stone
  • City Tours
  • Jameson Distillery Midleton
  • Franciscan Well Brewery and Brew Pub

Dublin

Discover the city of a 1000 welcomes

Dublin

Dublin offers the perfect setting for a weekend break, family holiday or romantic getaway. Dublin offers many attractions of historical interest, buildings with a Georgian architectural elegance, a robust pub culture, museums, fine dining and shopping.

The bustling cosmopolitan capital is a thriving city, but also opens a gateway to some stunning rich countryside. Phoenix Park is the largest enclosed urban park in Europe, containing herds of fallow deer, well-managed natural forest and Dublin Zoo. The coastline is easily accessible and boasts walks, hikes and cycle routes to explore.

The ‘City of a Thousand Welcomes’ looks forward to host you at Guinness Storehouse, Temple Bar, Jameson Distillery and St. Patricks Cathedral, among many more attractions to discover.

A small capital with a huge reputation, Dublin has a mix of heritage and progressive culture that will not disappoint.

City Highlights

  • Guinness Storehouse
  • Jameson Distillery
  • Epic: The Irish Immigration Museum
  • Phoenix Park
  • The Book of Kells at Trinity College

Kildare

Discover the thoroughbred county

Kildare

Set in Ireland’s Ancient East, Kildare offers a wonderful destination with sites and activities for the whole family. Relax and unwind in the county’s amenities including shopping, enviable spectacular views, mountain walks, castles, historic sites and family activities.

Kildare is located 50 km west of Dublin, close enough for ease of access, yet just the right distance to escape from the city. The county is steeped in history, having once been the home of Saint Brigid, one of Ireland’s patron saints.

Kildare is home to Ireland’s top racecourses including The Curragh – hosting the Irish Derby, Punchestown Racecourse – the venue for the famous Irish National Hunt Festival and also Naas Racecourse – offering an enjoyable day at the races.

Get up close and personal at the Irish National Stud, where visitors can take a guided tour or venture to the adjoining Japanese Gardens.

City Highlights

  • Castletown House
  • Irish National Stud
  • Japanese Gardens
  • The Kildare Maze
  • Saint Brigid’s Cathedral and Round Tower
  • Kildare Village Outlet Shopping 

Kilkenny

Discover the home of the cats

Kilkenny

Discover a medieval town, located in Ireland’s Ancient East boasting attractions including Kilkenny Castle, Woodstock Gardens, Castlecomer Discovery Park, Nore Valley Park and Kilkenny Cycling Tours.

For the artistic, you are sure to be inspired by the winding lanes lined with craft shops selling pottery, paintings, jewellery and the famous Kilkenny Design Centre.

Delve into history when visiting Kilkenny Castle, well-preserved churches, monasteries and cathedrals.

No trip to Kilkenny is complete without quenching your thirst with a pint of Smithwick’s – an Irish red ale-style beer, brewed in Kilkenny. Doesn’t tantilise your taste buds? Try an Irish cream ale, originating from Kilkenny, aptly named ‘Kilkenny’.

City Highlights

  • Kilkenny Way Hurling Experience
  • The Medieval Mile
  • Kilkenny Castle 
  • The Smithwick’s Experience
  • Kilkenny Design Centre
  • Kilkenny Road Train

Killarney

Discover the kingdom

Killarney

Killarney, a scenic town in southwest Ireland is home to the Ring of Kerry and the starting point of the Kerry Way walking trail. Hike the McGillycuddy’s Reeks, Irelands highest mountain range, board a jaunting Car to discover the hidden delights of Killarney National Park & the famous Lakes of Killarney or sit back and relax while watching the world go by.

City Highlights

  • Killarney National Park
  • The Ring of Kerry
  • Dingle Peninsula
  • Muckross House, Gardens and Traditional Farms
  • The Gap of Dunloe

Wicklow

Do Explore

Wicklow

A wealth of unique experiences is waiting to be discovered in Wicklow, located in Ireland’s Ancient East. Lovingly known as the Garden of Ireland, Wicklows’ rolling mountains, pristine beaches and numerous historic monuments will not disappoint. Venture to the country’s highest waterfall or walk the Wicklow Way – a 129km walking trail passing through the National Park where you will find glacial lakes, Glendalough and historic monuments.

Legend has it that Wicklow was the landing spot for Saint Patrick, walk in his footsteps while you admire the landscape from the peak of mountains, gaze out from the coastline or visit country estates.
As Dublin’s neighbour, Wicklow is the ideal escape from the city – relax, unwind and go explore!

City Highlights

  • Powerscourt House & Gardens
  • Glendalough
  • Climb the Sugarloaf
  • Bray
  • Greystones
  • Avoca Weaving Mill

Waterford

Where Ireland Begins

Waterford

Follow in the footsteps of the Vikings in Ireland’s oldest city, offering generations of history to delve in to and explore. Meander the Viking Triangle, consisting of narrow interlocking streets to discover the Bishop’s Palace, Reginald’s Tower and the home of Waterford Crystal. For a slower pace, stroll through the gorgeous gardens of Mount Congreve or for the energetic cycle the Greenway – Waterford has something for everyone.
In summer, the coastal villages and scenic drives are an ideal escape from it all. In winter, you will find the Christmas market and a cosy traditional pub to warm up while planning the next day’s adventures.

City Highlights

  • The Copper Coast Geopark
  • The Viking Museum
  • Medieval Museum
  • Bishop’s Place Museum
  • Walk or Cycle The Greenway
  • Surf at Tramore
  •  King of The Vikings Virtual Reality Experience 
Edel Hall

Edel Hall

Edel studied hospitality in university and has worked in the hospitality industry since – both operationally and behind the scenes. Before joining PREM Hospitality, Edel focused on hotel compliance, ensuring that brand standards and brand identity are adhered to.

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