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


Upcoming Events

Date: September 2018   Destination: Ireland

Thanks to Your Irish Adventure for the heads up on events in Ireland in September & October Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival, Co. Clare Sep 1st...

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Culture Night is Almost Here - Friday, 21st September 2018

Date: September 2018   Destination: Ireland

Switch On Culture Night With Us Culture Night is an annual all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts. This year, it...

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European Christmas Markets 2018 Holidays from Click & Go

Date: September 2018   Destination: Europe

If you love Christmas as much as Buddy the Elf, a visit to a Christmas market is a must. There's nothing like wooden stalls with artisan crafts,...

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Free Access to Find My Past Records, 7th - 10th September 2018

Date: September 2018   Destination: Ireland

Spend this weekend discovering your family's amazing past with free access to Findmypast .ie records from 7-10 September. Click on the link below...

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Winner of The Heritage Heroes Writing Competition Announced

Date: August 2018   Destination: Ireland

We received a great number of entries for our Heritage Heroes Writing competition, in conjunction with National Heritage Week. Well done to all who...

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National Print Museum (Heritage Hero)

Date: August 2018   Destination: Dublin
Author: Isobel Smyth

It's difficult to pick a favourite among our many cultural spots in Ireland but if I have to narrow it down to one I would pick The National Print...

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Newgrange (Heritage Hero)

Date: August 2018   Destination: Newgrange, Co. Meath.
Author: Joseph Smith

My heritage ‘hero’ is Newgrange; it always was, always will be. Newgrange, like its sister sites at nearby Knowth and Dowth, is a Megalithic...

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Michiel Verspuij of ‘Boomtree Bees’ (Heritage Hero)

Date: August 2018   Destination: Buncrana, Co Donegal
Author: Maeve Cronin

My ‘Heritage’ hero is Michiel Verspuij of ‘Boomtree Bees’ in Buncrana. This man is not only a fabulous apiarist, but he’s also an...

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Heritage Heroes Competition - Kilmacduagh

Date: August 2018   Destination: Kilmacduagh, Co. Galway
Author: Michael Breen

After spending a most enjoyable few days break in the West of Ireland this summer, we decided to meander home slowly through the winding rural roads...

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The Rock of Cashel (Heritage Hero)

Date: August 2018   Destination: Rock of Cashel, Co Tipperary
Author: Margaret Corr

The Rock of Cashel (Carraig Phádraig) My summer holidays as a child were spent in Cashel and what great memories I have of the Rock. It was our...

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