Ireland is full of traditions and we’ve chosen to highlight a few of our favorite Irish wedding traditions. We’ve had Wild Westies from all over celebrate their weddings and anniversaries with us. Something Blue You might be familiar with the wedding tradition of “something old, something new / something borrowed, something blue.” The rhyme is

Sligo Town tour guide Adrian O’Neill has always loved history. Sitting in secondary [or high] school; listening to an incredible teacher tell stories of Columbus, Magellan – explorers and guides in their own right. It’s no wonder Adrian wound up doing what he does: giving intimate tours of beautiful and historical Sligo Town, usually with groups

We arise and go now into legendary territory –  where even the smallest of stories can cast the most incredible shadows. Some are silhouettes of lovers cast against landscapes of raw beauty. Others are amorphous monsters who lurk out of sight just beyond the mists…

Here are 6 mystical beings you could take home from the Wild West of Ireland.

Knocknarea. The sound of stones being clacked together; the feeling of mist curling between grassy knolls, the sheer slick of mud beneath a traveler’s boots, and the bite of cool mountain air with just a splash of the sea. If one were to listen closely, one might hear the whispers of battle-song and chanting on

When people think of the Wild West of Ireland, they probably picture a lot of things: the iconic hills, the individual mountains, stories of Yeats, and endless rainbows. What they aren’t picturing, usually, is an old-world Spanish Armada shipwrecked in the briny Wild West Atlantic Way. A story of ambitious royals, desperate sailors, tall tale