Golden Moments

Welcome to our Golden Moments section. Here you will find a random collection of stories, news, offers, reviews and events that we hope may be of interest.


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The Golden Ireland Team


HBO® to Launch Game of Thrones® Legacy Experiences in Northern Ireland

Date: January 2019   Destination: Northern Ireland

As Game of Thrones finishes filming after a decade in Northern Ireland, HBO is celebrating the show’s incredible legacy in the region by converting...

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The magic of the tombs at Newgrange on this day the winter solstice

Date: December 2018   Destination: Newgrange, Co. Meath

Thanks to Dara McBride of Irish Central for the following article on The Winter Solstice 2018. Today was the Winter Solstice 2018, meaning that...

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Irish Christmas Starter

Date: December 2018   Destination: Ireland

It can often be tricky to come up with a starter that's a crowd pleaser on Christmas Day. We like this one from Neven Maguire which features in "The...

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Hogmanay & New Year in Scotland

Date: December 2018

Thinking of heading to Scotland for New Year's this year? If you would like to experience something different, the following information from Visit...

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Christmas Events in Ireland

Date: December 2018   Destination: Ireland

Dublin Events Viennese Christmas by Candlelight by London Concertante, 15th December 2018 St. Patrick’s Cathedral, St. Patrick’s Close, Dublin...

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Afternoon of Entertainment at the Shamrock Lodge Hotel, Co. Westmeath

Date: December 2018   Destination: Shamrock Lodge Hotel

Enjoy an afternoon of fine dining, dancing, laughter and fun this December at The Shamrock Lodge Hotel. Enjoy: A mulled Wine Reception from 12.30pm...

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Ireland's Christmas Traditions

Date: November 2018   Destination: Kerry
Author: Felicity Hayes McCoy

Ireland’s Christmas Traditions Traditions are especially cherished at this time of year, and often in parts of the country where the past does not...

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Win 2 Nights Bed & Breakfast & 1 Dinner in Schull Harbour Hotel, Co. Cork

Date: November 2018   Destination: Co. Cork

Mid-Week Break for 2 people Prize Win 2 Nights Bed & Breakfast in a Deluxe Sea View Room, with breath-taking views over the Atlantic Ocean, Cream...

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Reader Travel Awards 2019

Date: October 2018   Destination: Ireland

The Irish Independent has sent us the following information on their Reader Travel Awards for 2019 - some great prizes up for grabs, including a...

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Win Two Nights B&B and Two Evening Meals in Faithlegg Hotel, Co Waterford

Date: October 2018   Destination: Waterford

Over 50's Midweek Autumn 2 Night Break Prize •Enjoy Two nights accommodation with Full Irish breakfast and Two Evening Meals in The Award Winning...

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