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Touring County Clare with Ollie Gleeson | Traveling in Ireland Podcast Episode 120 Continue reading at Touring County Clare with Ollie Gleeson | Traveling in Ireland Podcast Episode 120 | Ireland Family Vacations

Looking for a great tour in County Clare? Ollie’s Tours can take you along the Cliffs of Moher, on a ramble through the Burren, show you the best places to eat in Doolin, or lead you on an adventure on the smallest of the Aran Islands.

How to visit Doolin & Cliffs of Moher From Galway City

Galway is a beautiful city on the west coast of Ireland. It’s famous for its festivals, food, and culture. There is something for everyone to enjoy in Galway City.  For this reason, people like to base themselves in Galway when planning their trips to Doolin, the Cliffs of Moher, and the Aran Islands! How is…

6 Useful Apps For Ireland | Ollie’s Tours

  WhatsApp This app is seriously mainstream in Ireland. Most people will have it. Useful for: – Communication with locals – Organising activities – Times when iMessage doesn’t work. *IPhones are less popular here than in the US. Download Now: https://apps.apple.com/ie/app/whatsapp-messenger/id310633997 Revolut (MOST USEFUL APP) Irish people don’t use Venmo! Instead, we use Revolut. I…

Dining with a View in County Clare

Dining with a View in County Clare This stunning county in the western section of Ireland is the perfect blend of mountains and coastlines. With cities like Ennis, Limerick, and Galway, you will find many attractions including ancient fortresses, castles, and churches as well as sandy beaches, large wilderness areas, and islands with vast green…

Everything you need to know about the Lough Avalla Farm Loop | Ireland Hikes | Ollie’s Tours

The Lough Avalla Farm Loop is an inspiring hike open to the public in the heart of Burren, Co. Clare. Here is everything you need to know about the Lough Avally Farm Loop. The Owner Harry Jeuken felt a longing to move to Ireland when he was a young man. Having grown up in Holland,…

Understanding Irish Weather | When is the Best Time To Visit Ireland? | Ollie’s Tours

The weather in Ireland is dominated by the influence of the Atlantic Ocean, which absorbs the heat in the summer and relieves it in winter. Consequently, the Irish climate doesn’t register a strong temperature leap, typical of the other countries in the same latitude. The rain, which may be divided into downpours and drizzle, is…

€1,000 Staycation Giveaway Winner | Ollie’s Tours

Thank you to everyone who has entered our competition. This year has been amazing! Having struggled in 2020, I wasn’t sure if a tour business would be able to survive this year but the people of Ireland got behind me. You came in your groups and you allowed me to live my dream. To everyone…

Where to Stay in Ennis? | Temple Gate Hotel | Ollie’s Tours

When I first started my tour business, I was always fascinated by the history of the Temple Gate Hotel and made sure to introduce myself to all the staff. As I was new to the business world, I was nervous about attending my first meeting but the Temple Gate staff made me feel at home…

19 Unique Road Trip Ideas in Co. Clare | Ollie’s Tours

If you are planning a trip to Co. Clare this Summer, I promise, you will love this blog! Here is a list of 19 personal recommendations of things to do in Clare this Summer. From tours, golfing, surfing and foodie experiences, this blog has it all. Enjoy! Best of Ennis Walking Tour Discover Medieval Ennis…

How To Book Things To Do? | Honest Guide to Booking Tours & Activities in Ireland

We can all agree, booking flights and accommodation are most peoples 1st priorities.  We often forget about things to do when we get there. We don’t book things in time and then, the tours are full or museum tickets are sold out. You, the self-proclaimed tour guide/planner, are left with a vastly dissatisfied group of…

Top 5 Instgrammable Spots in Co. Clare | Essential Guide

Creating memories is an important part of any Staycation. The memories you create and the pictures you take are special. Some like to share their experiences with others online, others simply want something to look back on and think “WOW, I really did that”. I have lived in Clare my whole life and particularly over…

Winner Announced | €700 Staycation Giveaway | Ollie’s Tours

I have been working every job under the sun apart from my favourite job, tour guiding throughout the past year. So yes, I am very excited for the season and I cannot wait to show the people of Ireland how beautiful Co. Clare can be. Over the past week, there were over 3K entries to…