SPECIAL REPORT - Tourism in the Munster counties

A team of Irish Examiner correspondents assess the state of Munster's tourism sector.

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Beara essentials in Castletownbere

IT’S OFTEN been said that we have a lot in common — Hollywood hunk Colin Farrell and I. Apart ...

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Breathtaking view of Yosemite national park at sunrise in California, which is equally a mecca for active outdoor types, students of nature, and lovers of peace and quiet.

Hike, climb or park yourself in Yosemite National Park, California

WHEN Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant in 1864, he could not have foreseen that the gesture ...

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Caught in Lake Garda’s magic spell

IT IS market day in Desenzano on the southern shore of Lake Garda. Along the waterfront, vendors hawk ...

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With daily direct flights from Ireland, Malaga already had unique appeal. And now the city boasts a new marina for cruise ships, and museums including, next year, the first Pompidou centre outside France.

Malaga has the art of living

THE CITY air smells like incense. Stall owners prepare for the crowds, turning on the water sprinklers ...

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The vitality pool, an outdoor heated pool, is an infinity design, boasting stunning views of the hotel grounds.

Park Hotel Kenmare - a real-life Downton Abbey

IT’S JUST a 90-minute drive from Cork city to the Park Hotel Kenmare — the undisputed jewel in ...

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The ingenious Wild AtlanticWay runs from Mizen Headin West Cork (pictured) toMalin Head in Donegal'sInishowen Peninsula.

The ultimate road trip

Want to discover the Wild Atlantic Way? Tommy Barker checks out the most southern point, at Mizen Head ...

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The Way of St James on the Camino Way.

A journey to the end of the world

Take a walk with Liz O’ Brien to the literal end of the earth at Finisterre, on the rugged Atlantic ...

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Why Berlin is a city like no other

IS BERLIN one of the great capital cities of the world? With a population of just 3.4 million people, ...

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Understated Zaragoza

Claire O’Reilly on why you should explore the Aragonese capital before everyone else catches on ...

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A sight-seeing boat passeshouseboats on an Amsterdam canal

Pushing the boat out on holiday

Want to experience a city like a local? Then forget larger hotels and stay in their homes, says David ...

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The Medieval Museum at Cathedral Square in Waterford

The Wonders of Waterford

IT MAY be the country’s oldest city — celebrating its 1,100th birthday this year — ...

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