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Ten Great Reasons to Visit Ireland in Winter

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Ten Great Reasons to Visit Ireland in Winter

(Toronto ON, 1 November 2013) — So you need a reason to visit the island of Ireland? OK, how about pubs doubling as museums; cool, crisp, beach walks; shopping adventures from flea markets to boutiques; an explosion of funky new eateries; walking in the real Game of Thrones sets, or saving a fortune?

Tourism Ireland has ten great reasons why you should visit Ireland in winter …

Reason #1 – NO SUNBURN!

Put away that after-sun – the winter weather in Ireland is crisp, cool and cosy.
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Reason #2 – COSY PUBS

Grab a seat in the sung at your local bar, and just buzz for a beer!
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Reason #3 – SAVE MONEY

Free, affordable and special offers are four words every traveller likes to hear. In Ireland, you’ll be hearing them a lot during the winter season.
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Reason #4 – SHOP IN STYLE

Hmm, what to do with all that money you’ve saved…Some shopping perhaps? Holiday Season gifts are all wrapped up in the Emerald Isle.
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Want to really understand Ireland? Walk this way! The easiest way to get under a country’s skin is to walk it & Ireland’s got exactly what you need.
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Reason #6 – GREAT MUSIC

Can you hear that? It sounds like an entire island listening to quality music and rocking out at buzzing gigs. It sounds like Ireland.
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An entire year of festival fun and frolics means you’ll have no reason to be idle in Ireland.  2013 is the year of The Gathering Ireland and what does that mean for you? It means you’ll never be bored.
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If you thought Westeros was just a land of fantasy, think again. The Game of Thrones TV series required a setting as epic as the storyline. Naturally, they came to Northern Ireland.
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You’ll put a stone on. But it’ll be worth it.  The grub (food) is good in Ireland. Trust us, when you taste it you’ll understand …
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Reason #10 – IRISH PEOPLE

Everywhere you go on the island of Ireland you’ll find friendly locals offering Ireland’s famous warm welcome. Céad míle fáilte, come on in and take a seat by the fire after an unforgettable day exploring the Emerald Isle.
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Year-round direct service from Toronto to Dublin begins in 2014:  April 21st with Aer Lingus and May 1st with Air Canada rouge.

Jump into Ireland!

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