This month's spotlight - Father Ted's House

Father Ted's House

Father Ted is a TV sitcom set on the fictional Craggy Island, a remote location off Ireland's west coast, starring Dermot Morgan as the eponymous Father Ted Crilly. Location work for Father Ted was done mostly in County Clare, including locations at Corofin, Ennis, Kilfenora, Ennistymon, and Kilnaboy. The Parochial House is McCormack's at Glenquin, on the Boston road from Kilnaboy.

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Things to do in Ireland

Golf in Ireland

Golf in Ireland

Ireland has over 400 golf clubs. Courses such as Royal County Down, Royal Portrush, Portmarnock and Ballybunion Golf Course are renowned worldwide - Read more

Historic Ireland

Explore historic Ireland

Irish Castles, misty hills and ancient sites. In Ireland, history is everywhere. But in some places, there is a stong connection with the past - Read more

Food and drink Ireland

Food & drink

Ireland has long had the raw ingredients for world class cuisine, fresh fish and shellfish, dairy herds & hillside wild herbs for free-ranging lambs - Read more

Music and dance in Ireland

Music & dance

Irish step dancing, popularised in 1994 by the world-famous show Riverdance, is notable for its rapid leg and foot movements, body and arms being kept largely stationary - Read more

Events

A holiday in Ireland offers something different with a variety of local and national events and festivals and major sporting events held in its many towns and cities throughout the year - Read more

Outdoors Ireland

The great outdoors

Climb Carrauntoohil, Ireland’s highest mountain. Rock climb & abseil in the ice-carved Gap Of Dunloe or maybe kayak & canoe the deep sparkling Lakes of Killarney - Read more

Guinness Storehouse

City tourist attractions

There is more to Ireland than countryside and rocks, as any number of attractions in Dublin, such as Trinity College and the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin will confirm - Read more

Horse racing in Ireland

Horse racing

With 26 racecourses to choose from, going racing in Ireland is a rather unique experience. For so many years, Ireland has been a dominant force on the world's racing stage - Read more