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Ireland: Accommodations - Golf - Other Activities


Ireland is voted the world’s ‘Friendliest Destination’
Ireland has topped the list of the World’s Friendliest Destinations in the new edition of Lonely Planet Bluelist 2008, the annual title which captures the best in travel for the coming year. The book is a collection of the world’s hottest trends, destinations, journeys and experiences from around the world.

The Emerald Isle tops the list of Friendliest Destinations because of its “deliciously dark sense of humour” and “welcoming attitude towards strangers”. There is also praise for “That famous ability of the Irish – to find ‘craic´ (craic is the Irish word for good fun).

Is Ireland good for golf?
Ireland is an ideal destination for a golfing holiday. With internationally acclaimed courses situated in some exceptionally beautiful locations, Ireland has become the destination of choice for golfers in the know. In 2006, the famed K Club hosted the Ryder Cup – a fabulous success that cemented Ireland’s golf pedigree. With fantastic championship courses, thrilling vistas, luxurious resorts, friendly people and a mild climate that’s perfect for outdoor sports, Ireland is ideal for all types of golfers.