Travel Writing by Cory Hanson

Posts tagged Day Trips

Top Destinations in County Meath

The Many Faces of Trim Castle

County Dublin’s northwestern neighbor once enjoyed far more political influence on the Irish than the tribes living in what is now Ireland’s capital city. The ancient Kingdom of Meath traces its roots back to ancient settlers who had a flourishing society and built lasting structures long before the Ancient Egyptians build the pyramids. For centuries […]


Review – Wild Wicklow Tours

Upper Lake

  Just south of the busy capital of Dublin, a hilly wonderland awaits. County Wicklow is known locally by several names, most notably, “The Garden of Ireland.” After spending a day on the roads and trails of this beautiful county, I find the nickname quite fitting—and I want to go back for more! While I […]


Review – Newgrange & Hill of Tara Tour

Newgrange Entrance

  In Dublin, there are many choices for day trips. Various companies offer day and overnight packages to cities and natural landmarks all over the island nearly every day during the tourist season. With so many choices, it’s easy to get confused—or pay too much for a sub-par tour. One of the most popular near-Dublin […]


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