Beara of glad tidings: south-west Ireland’s other great peninsula

The Beara peninsula is less popular than nearby honeypots such as the Ring of Kerry and all the better for it, says Philip Watson, who discovers rugged scenery, stone circles and great little bars The vast majority of tourists to south-west Ireland head out to fashionable foodie West Cork, loop-the-loop round the famous Ring of […]

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‘ Coolest place on planet’ accolade stirs interest in Ireland’s wild north

National Geographic Traveller love Donegal, and local people in an area struggling for jobs and worried about Brexit see only benefits Mornings in Donegal can be so beautiful they take the breath away. Last week, soft pinkish lighting violated through early clouds hanging over Killybegs harbour, bouncing off the water of the port and into […]

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