Haunting Whispers from Irish Castles

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Ireland, the land of legends and folklore, is home to many ancient castles, each with its own history of kings, battles, and sometimes, even ghosts. Let’s delve into the eerie and intriguing stories that shroud Ballygally Castle, Barberstown Castle, and Ballyseede Castle. These centuries-old fortresses not only stand as architectural marvels but also hold secrets […]

October 23rd, 2023

Barmbrack Recipe Celebrate the ancient Irish festival of Samhain (Sow-win) with an Irish Halloween treat. Serves: 8          Cooking Time: 1 hr Ingredients Makes one 900g loaf 225g plain flour 2 tsps of baking powder 375g packet of fruit mix 250ml cold tea 50ml of whiskey 125g light brown sugar 1 large […]

October 20th, 2020

Get to know a little about our Founder & President

Where were you born? Dublin , Ireland When did you start RIT? I started RIT in 2001. I felt at this time there was a need for a specialist selling Ireland. At that time you had to contact a company that not only sold Ireland, but several other destinations around the world. I saw this […]

February 23rd, 2020

Follow in Claire & Jamie's footsteps

  Join us on Outlander adventure, designed especially for the fans of all things Jamie & Claire. You’ll be following in their footsteps, visiting locations which have been used during the filming of the long awaited Outlander Series, as well as locations which would have inspired Diana Gabaldon in writing her fabulous book series. Share […]

February 11th, 2020

A new 4 day Sightseeing Tour

New for 2020, this intimate four day Sightseeing Tour takes you through the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East. Through the rugged mountains of Wicklow, to the historic Viking town of Waterford and the picturesque beauty of Cork, you’ll discover some of Ireland’s hidden treasures and bucket list stops!   Glendalough Valley The Glendalough Valley is one […]

Best of the West

The Best of the West tour is one of our newest, most intimate tours which takes you a little closer to the culture and history of Ireland. Take five days to explore one of Ireland’s most beautiful regions, with famous highlights like visiting Cliffs of Moher and kissing the Blarney Stone, to more “off the […]

December 13th, 2017

Northern Highlights

We’re so excited to introduce a new way to take you a little closer to the culture and history of Ireland. Northern Highlights is a 5-day tour spent searching out the scenic, historic and cultural highlights of Northern Ireland. It’s a special tour not just because of the ancient castles and too-good-to-be-true scenery, but it’s […]

July 28th, 2017

Joe O’Connor: the beating heart of Royal Irish Tours’ coach tours

As you know, Royal Irish Tours is Toronto based, but it’s their great network of Irish men and women on the ground that make it possible for RIT to make your dream holiday a reality. One of these people is west Limerick man Joe O’Connor from Rathkeale. A coach driver with RIT for 12 years, Joe […]

June 14th, 2016

Donadea Forest Park

Ireland has so much nature in its back pocket to charm you with and I’ve previously blogged about my five favourite walks near Dublin, most of which are well known on tourist trails.   However, there are many idyllic spots off the beaten track in Ireland that most visitors never get to see. One of […]

Free Walking Tours

Bordered by Meath to the north, Kidare to the east, Wicklow to the south and the Irish Sea to the west, Dublin is beautifully positioned between four locations of natural beauty and majesty that make it an ideal location for hikers and lovers of the outdoors to get out and about and breath deep that […]

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