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Horse and Cart on The Aran Islands

6 day tour of Ireland

Last week I had the pleasure of a 6 day tour of Ireland with a lovely family from Syracuse, New York.  It was the first time in Ireland for Margarite & John. Margarita never thought she could make the trip, but thanks to her son Robert who accompanied them, she took the...
A Day in Dingle

Pennsylvania to The Wild Atlantic Way

Just ended a marvelous tour of the Wild Atlantic Way with the Huxta family from Lancaster Pennsylvania.  What a crew!!  Mark and Carol, the mum and dad and their 3 adult children, some with spouses spent the last few days touring along the coast of Ireland with Emerald Irish Tours and we...
Kilbaha Coastline

Day Tour of the Wild Atlantic Way Heritage scenery and hospitality

Wild Atlantic Way day tour of Loophead County Clare. What a great day with the Wilson siblings from Detroit on the Loophead peninsula. Though there were many special moments throughout the day the stop off of the Church of the Little Ark was the main highlight. The church has an...
The Wild Atlantic Way Partner Tour Operator

Partner site for the Wild Atlantic Way

Emerald Irish Tours are proud to place the Wild Atlantic Way Logo on our site. We are committed to helping clients experience the extreme beauty of the Wild Atlantic Way when they visit Ireland. We are ideally located right in the middle of the Wild Atlantic Way coastline (near Loop Head)...
Irish Foodie Towns

Irish Foodie Towns Finalist 2015

Irish cuisine has come a long way from the plain food label of the 80's. Tourists now are in awe at our excellent local Irish produce, local sourced meats and excellent chefs. Even an Irish pub meal is no longer just a pub meal. It's an experience in itself. Ireland...
Cromwellian Bridge in Kenmare

Kenmare Ireland, Beara Peninsula

Kenmare on West Coast has so much charm and beautiful landscape.  It is well worth a stop during your visit along the Wild Atlantic Way while on vacation in Ireland.   Kenmare is one of those Irish towns that you could spend hours wandering the streets, taking in the  of the...
Wild Atlantic Way West Cork Ireland

Wild Atlantic Way West Cork Ireland

Ireland's Sheeps Head, unspoiled, rugged and remote, stunningly beautiful scenery! We took off from Bantry and headed West having heard lots about the unspoiled scenery of Sheeps Head but never having been there. We definitely weren't disappointed! Lots of Irish charm, narrow roads by the coast (not for the faint...
Wild Atlantic Way from the sky

Wild Atlantic Way – seen from the sky

When land meets sea and nature and beauty collide, the result is a varied and majestic coastline, unique to the West of Ireland. Witness the Wild Atlantic Way’s sweeping sandy beaches, sheer cliffs, ancient forts and rocky outcrops from a bird’s eye view in this video,...
Enjoying a Guinness while on vacation in Ireland

Vacation Ireland

Where better to spend your vacation time than in Ireland and the West Coast of Ireland is the ideal venue with the rugged, unspoiled Wild Atlantic Way, the mystic Burren Landscape, the beauty of Connemara, the Cliffs of Moher...? There are too many reasons to list them all and too...
Dingle - Wild Atlantic Way

Really interesting and scenic villages to tour while in Ireland

Great article from the Irish Mirror on the 10 most beautiful villages in Ireland that you must see before you die. Many of these scenic villages are included in our tours of Ireland or in our day tours.  In addition to this we are close to Shannon airport for your...
St-Johns Lighthouse Donegal

Never mind the weather

The weather is what makes Ireland what it is, yet you are never far from a comment about the weather. If the sun comes out then a comment on how good the weather is is understandable. The more likely dreary weather also warrants a comment because everyone, even the locals, think...
Stress free travel through Shannon Airport with Emerald Irish Tours

Shannon airport pre-clearance

The term 'holiday' is usually equated with 'relaxation', 'no stress', 'a time to unwind' etc. However, the reality is that travel can be quite stressful, especially when it come to long queues at the airport, busy check-ins, customs clearance delays and so on. This is why a holiday to Ireland...


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