County Cork is Ireland’s largest county, it takes you from city buzz to tiny island communities. County Wicklow, a short hop from Dublin, is a wonderland of forests, gardens and grand country estates. Then there is Derry-Londonderry city with its rich heritage, hip cafés and contemporary art scene – the Walled City has an electric atmosphere that’s hard to beat.
Of course there is always Dublin where you can enjoy a literary capital that dances to a different beat with friendly locals, cracking pubs and Viking intrigue. Discover Galway City – the party town with festival fever – Galway bubbles with charm right through the year.