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Secret Room Discovered in Johnstown Castle County Wexford

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Secret Room Discovered in Johnstown Castle County Wexford

In the heart of County Wexford, amidst the ongoing restoration of the historic Johnstown Castle, a surprising discovery was made this Sunday. 

In today’s email: 

  • Secret Room Discovered in Johnstown Castle County Wexford

  • 49 of the Best Castles in Ireland 

  • Around the Web -Kerrygold crowned the best butter in the USA, Europe’s biggest BBQ comes to Dublin, Dublin one of the best place in Europe for a summer picnic and more..

  • Meet The Tour Guide – Mary G 

  • From Social Media

  • Irish Food You Will Love  – Chocolate in the Burren

  • The Craic 


Secret Room Uncovered At Johnston Castle

As conservation efforts progressed, a carpenter from the National Gates and Joinery Company stumbled upon a secret room, hidden behind a wall, untouched for what could be centuries. 

With the majestic backdrop of the gothic-revival castle that has seen extensive conservation in recent times, this find adds another layer to its rich history. 

The Irish Heritage Trust is now on a quest to unravel the mysteries of this room – its purpose, its age, and the people who once might have used it.

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49 of the Best Castles in Ireland

There are approximately 30,000 castles and castle ruins in Ireland, which is simply astonishing and means you can’t go far without a view of a romantic castle in the Emerald Isle! It also creates a problem for the tourist, how do you decide which ones to visit? – In this article we will list the best castles in Ireland to visit on your next trip.

Secret Room Discovered in Johnstown Castle County Wexford


Around The Web

Ireland West Airport ranked sixth best airport in Europe for passenger queue times

Ireland West Airport have been ranked the sixth best airport in Europe and the top-ranking Irish airport for passenger queue times in a recent study carried out by holiday home rental company, Casago, who compiled a best and worst list for airports in terms of their queueing times, using customer reviews from airlinequality.com.

Kerrygold Takes the Crown as Top Grocery Store Butter Brand in the USA

Kerrygold Irish Butter has proudly clinched the title of the finest grocery store butter brand in the USA. Garnering recognition from the esteemed digital gastronomy hub Tasting Table, this luscious spread crafted from the milk of Irish grass-fed cattle stands tall among a selection of twelve butter brands.

Cork’s Marina Market to host one of Culture Night’s 19 late-night ‘flagship events’

Cork’s Marina Market is to come alive for a late-night event next month as towns, cities, and villages across Ireland gear up to celebrate the 18th Culture Night.

The one night for all, which originally started in 40 venues in Dublin’s Temple Bar in 2006, is now an all-island celebration with events happening late into the night.

Europe’s biggest BBQ and Food Festival coming to Dublin’s Herbert Park

Europe’s biggest BBQ and Food Festival is coming to Dublin’s Herbert park from tomorrow.

The Big Grill Festival will be four days of “fire, food and fun”, running from Thursday, August 17, to Sunday, August 20.

Dublin named one of the best European cities for a summer picnic

The parks in Dublin, Ireland’s capital city, are ideal spots to enjoy a summer picnic.

A Warm Welcome At The Foot Of Sliabh Liag

The Rusty Mackerel is a renowned traditional Irish bar, restaurant, and accommodation made famous for its traditional music and warm, friendly atmosphere. Sitting at the foot of Sliabh Liag, The Rusty Mackerel hosts a vibrant mix of both locals and visitors who come together to enjoy craic, ceol and the warmest welcome in Donegal.

Rusty Mackerel

Meet The Tour Guide

Meet Mary G: Your Expert Guide for Unforgettable Tours in the South West of Ireland

With a professional journey spanning since 1984, Mary G has become a stalwart in the realm of tour planning and direction. Accumulating a wealth of experience, she honed her skills over two decades as a tour director for Ireland’s largest incoming tour operator. 

Today, she proudly operates her own venture – bespoke luxury private chauffeur tours that redefine exploration in the southwest.

Hailing from the captivating town of Killarney, Mary G’s heart beats in rhythm with the stunning landscapes she unveils to her guests. Her passion resonates as she orchestrates car and minivan tours tailored for intimate groups of up to 6 individuals.

Mary G’s affinity for diverse cultures and the allure of travel has led her on personal odysseys. Paris and Sorrento became her homes for extended periods, enriching her global perspective. A true devotee of learning, Mary G’s recent accomplishment includes graduating from University College Cork, specializing in genealogy.

Beyond her professional pursuits, Mary G finds joy in leisurely activities. An ardent bridge player and golfer, she cherishes moments spent traversing the pathways of Killarney National Park, accompanied by her loyal canine companions. Mary G embodies the spirit of an accomplished tour guide and an insatiable adventurer, ensuring your journey through the enchanting South West of Ireland is nothing short of remarkable.


From Social Media

It’s a tough gig being the welcoming committee, but we think these guys are doing a grand job!
Ballintoy, County Antrim

Image Credit: – instagram.com/sixmileimages/

Secret Room Discovered in Johnstown Castle County Wexford

Irish Food You Will Love 

Hazel Mountain Chocolate in the Burren

Located in the beautiful Burren region of Ireland, Hazel Mountain Chocolate offers visitors a unique experience.

From touring their factory to savoring their hot chocolates, you can learn about the history and craftsmanship behind this artisanal company’s delicious treats. The factory tours provide an insight into how quality chocolate is made, from sourcing the best cocoa beans to molding and wrapping the finished product.

Afterwards, you can sample some of their most popular chocolates such as truffles, pralines, and bars.

Hazel Mountain Chocolate in the Burren

The Craic 

Irish Toddler Shows How to dance the 3 Tunes

Irish Toddler Shows How to dance the 3 Tunes – A young Irish toddler is showing the world just how it’s done when it comes to traditional Irish dancing. In a recent video that has gone viral, this talented youngster can be seen expertly performing three popular traditional Irish tunes — “The Walls of Limerick,” “The Blackbird” and “The Wren.”

3 Tunes

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