How Many Castles are in Ireland?​

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It’s difficult to determine an exact number of castles in Ireland as there are many different types of structures that can be considered castles, and the definition of what constitutes a castle can be subjective. Additionally, many castles in Ireland have been destroyed or fallen into ruin over the centuries.

However, it is estimated that there are over 30,000 castle ruins in Ireland, with some of the most famous examples being Dublin Castle, Blarney Castle, Kilkenny Castle, Bunratty Castle, and Ashford Castle. There are also many other less well-known castles scattered throughout the country, some of which may be privately owned or inaccessible to the public.

Keep reading to uncover Juniper’s Top 5 Castles to visit in Ireland

Top 5 Luxury European Honeymoon Destinations​

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Your honeymoon is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and choosing the perfect destination is a crucial decision. If you’re looking for a luxurious escape, Europe is home to some of the world’s most romantic destinations. From the charming cities of France and England to the stunning beaches of Greece and Portugal, there’s something for every taste and style. In this travel blog, we’ve rounded up the top 5 luxury honeymoon destinations among Europe. Whether you’re looking for romantic walks through historic cities, relaxing beach getaways, or adventurous escapades, these destinations are sure to provide an unforgettable experience. Keep reading through to uncover Juniper’s Top 5 Luxury European Honeymoon Destinations!

Luxury Honeymoon in Europe: Top 5 Destinations

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Choosing the perfect honeymoon destination can be a daunting task, especially if you’re looking for a luxurious and romantic getaway. Europe offers a wide variety of options for honeymooners, from the charming canals of Venice, to the stunning sunsets of Santorini. Whether you’re looking for a city break, a beach holiday, or a combination of both, Europe has something to offer. Among the top honeymoon destinations in Europe for a luxury honeymoon are Santorini, Greece, Venice, Italy, Paris, France, The Amalfi Coast, Italy, and The Algarve, Portugal, each offering its own unique charm, luxury amenities and experiences. Whether you’re looking to explore ancient ruins, indulge in fine dining, or simply relax and soak up the beauty of your surroundings, these destinations have it all.

Ireland Self Drive Tour

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A self-drive tour of Ireland is a type of vacation in which you rent a car and drive yourself around the country, stopping at different destinations along the way. This allows you to have the flexibility to set your own itinerary and travel at your own pace. You can choose to stay in a variety of accommodation options, such as hotels, guesthouses, or bed and breakfasts, and you’ll have the freedom to explore the sights and attractions that interest you the most.

Christmas Markets in Ireland

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If you are looking to take a stroll through the fairytale land of the winter, make plans to check out Ireland’s fabulously entertaining Christmas markets, where you can take part in the festivities while enjoying the cracking festivities. Ireland’s hidden heartlands will be playing holly hoe host to several festive attractions during Christmas, with both the Strokestown Christmas Market and the Roscommon Christmas Festival bringing a lot of joy to the streets in the county. In addition to the fun fair, Santa Express, hand-made gift offerings, and an array of food stalls, Wicklow’s Christmas Market is also an opportunity to experience Christmas magic while sliding around the eco-ice skating rink. Irish Christmas markets typically take place between November and December, and are one of the major highlights of the year.

The History of the Notre Dame and Navy Rivalry

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Not many people know that the Notre Dame and Navy football rivalry has lasted many years and is considered a sacred tradition for historical reasons.  These two schools were a part of this popular American sport from the beginning.  

Ireland Pub Culture History

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Ireland Pub Culture History Known to its citizens as ‘the local’, Irish pubs have become well-known for their fun, relaxed, welcoming environment. But, that did not come to be by accident. The origin of Ireland’s pub culture dates as far back as the sixth century with Brehon Law. The ancient law required local pub owners […]

Top Things to do in Rome when you Travel to Italy

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Top Things to do in Rome when you Travel to Italy One of the cities you must visit in Italy is Rome. Rome is the national capital of Italy and the oldest inhabited city in Europe. Here is our list of top things to do in Rome when you Travel to Italy. Top Things to […]

6 Ultimate United Kingdom Bucket List Items

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Have you always wanted to make a bucket list, but don’t know where to start? Me too, but don’t worry I have created the perfect United Kingdom bucket list for your trip. I always say why have one bucket list for the entire world, when you can have different ones for every region of the […]

10 Best Tips to Know when Visiting Scotland

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Skip the Umbrella  Pack a good raincoat instead!  If you are visiting Scotland, you will stand out like a tourist if you are walking around with an umbrella, locals do not use an umbrella they stick with wearing raincoats. Scotland has some very strong winds, so the rain is going in every other direction and […]