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Irish Christmas Traditions | Family Vacations Ireland

Ireland Luxury Tour Operator | Irish Christmas Traditions

Christmas tree | Ireland Private Guided Tours

Christmas tree | Ireland Private Guided Tours

Christmas in Ireland is very similar to other parts of the world.  Similar to our American friends we like to do things a bit ‘extra’ when it comes to festivities! Religious beliefs aside, an Irish Christmas is all about spending time with family and friends. At Executive Tours Ireland we love when guests choose this time of the year to visit our beautiful country and make sure they’ll have an Irish trip of a lifetime they’ll never forget. Here’s some of the Christmas traditions you’ll expect to see in Ireland.

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The Kerry Way of Golfing | Irish Golf Trips

The Kerry Way of Golfing |  Luxury Golf Tours in Ireland

Golf course Ireland | private golf tours Ireland

Golf course Ireland | private golf tours Ireland

County Kerry is the gem of Ireland with some of the most spectacular scenery in the world… so imagine what it’s like to golf there?? It’s also on most golfers’ bucket list to play there. The scenery on the golf courses here are phenomenal, with dramatic Atlantic coastline views. The beautiful sand dunes of County Kerry await you and are ready for you to plan your Deluxe Irish Golf Vacation today.

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Southwest to East tour of Ireland Highlights | Private Chauffeur Ireland

Luxury Tour Ireland | Southwest to East tour of Ireland Highlights

Small Group Tours Ireland

Small Group Tours Ireland

With so many wonderful places to tour in Ireland, we know it can be a tough choice to decide where to go when you have limited time. At Executive Tours Ireland this is why we plan a bespoke vacation in Ireland just for you, it will always suit your itinerary. Here’s a sample of a seven-day tour flying into Shannon and out of Dublin, we will fit in as much sight-seeing as possible!! Mike Ryan’s slogan is he will leave no stone unturned to make sure you have an Irish trip of a lifetime!!

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Top 6 Golf Courses for October | Ireland Golf Packages

Golf Vacations Ireland | Top 6 Golf Courses for October

The Trump International Hotel Doonbeg | Private Escorted Tours of Ireland

The Trump International Hotel Doonbeg | Private Escorted Tours of Ireland

And just like that October is almost over and it will be holiday season soon! We look forward to welcoming even more guests in 2020 for our unique golf tours of Ireland. Mike Ryan has hand-picked only the very best for our guests and his guarantee is it will be an Irish golf vacation of your dreams! Here are our top 6 golf courses for October…

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A Cork-er of a Tour! | Ireland Private Guided Tours

Family Vacations Ireland | A Cork-er of a Tour!

Kinsale Cork | Private Chauffeur Ireland

Kinsale Cork | Private Chauffeur Ireland

We offer many different tours of Ireland and will fit is as much sight-seeing as possible to give you a vacation of a lifetime. Cork is a part of our southwest tours and is simple one of the most beautiful places in the world. The name comes from the word ‘corcach’ meaning ‘marsh’ and it is the second largest city in Ireland. Here’s some of the touring you will experience in Cork..

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Bespoke Golf Tour Dublin | Irish Golf Vacations

Luxury Golf Vacation Ireland | Bespoke Golf Tour Dublin

Portmarnock Golf Course

We love talking golf and offering you the absolute premium golf tours in Ireland. Mike Ryan has personally selected every single course we recommend and will leave no stone un-turned until you have the very best golf vacation in Ireland. We are looking towards our capital today for some of the top Irish golf courses, here’s some golf clubs in Dublin..

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The Irish Origins of Halloween | Ireland Private Guided Tours

Luxury Tours Ireland | The Irish Origins of Halloween

Oíche Shamhna | luxury chauffeur vacations ireland

Oíche Shamhna | luxury chauffeur vacations ireland

Halloween is a massive holiday in the United States and the celebrations take over the full month of October.  Did you know that the origins of Halloween are in fact found in ancient celtic Ireland?  The above Irish phrase ‘Oíche Shamhna’ translates to Halloween or All Hallow’s Eve. If you are planning a tour of Ireland then this time of year is definitely worth visiting. The autumn colours are in full sight and we love Halloween here. We fully celebrate the occasion and because Ireland is an ancient country your private Irish chauffeur is bound to find you a few spooky places to visit!!

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September’s Top 6 Irish Golf Courses | Ireland Golf Packages

Ireland Luxury Golf Tours | September’s Top 6 Irish Golf Courses

Island Golf Club | golf vacations Ireland

Island Golf Club | golf vacations Ireland

Fall may be here but it doesn’t mean that we stop golfing!! If you’re planning an Irish golf tour in 2020 or 2021 there is so much choice with massive tournaments coming up and the famous Pro-Am in Adare. We put together the perfect itinerary so that you will make the most of your time in Ireland and play as many courses as possible. This is all arranged with the very best hotels to stay in and you will be driven in luxury vehicles with the highest specs. Here are our top 6 Irish golf course picks for September..

 

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Six Steps to Improve your Golf Swing | Irish Golf Vacations

Ireland Golf Tours | Six Steps to Improve your Golf Swing 

Killarney Golf Course | Ireland Golf Vacations

Killarney Golf Course | Ireland Golf Vacations

You’ve seen by now the golf tours in Ireland that we can arrange, you’ve seen the beautiful photos and our fantastic reviews. So what’s left to do (besides booking your golf trip to Ireland!!) ?? Spend time practising your golf skills! Everyone has a different style from the professionals to the golfers who enjoy it as a past-time. We’ve put together some tips on how to improve your golf swing, this is generic advice only as it’s very difficult to offer exact tips without witnessing your ball flight. All of our golf courses in Ireland offer coaching services too, we’re happy to arrange this for you.

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Ireland in the Fall | Ireland Luxury Tour Operator

Chauffeur Tours Ireland | Ireland in the Fall

Summer time is not the only time you should visit Ireland, autumn is definitely the most beautiful season here. If you are from a warmer climate that doesn’t necessarily experience all seasons then the fall is a colourful, wonderful time of year. There is still plenty to do during the autumn and winter months so a vacation in Ireland during this refreshing and quieter time of year is a wise choice. Here’s some things you may not know about Ireland in the fall…

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Irish Tours 2020 | Ireland Luxury Tour Operator

Luxury Chauffeur Vacations Ireland | Irish Tours 2020

Wild Atlantic Way | Luxury Tours Ireland | Executive Tours Ireland

Wild Atlantic Way | Luxury Tours Ireland | Executive Tours Ireland

Greetings from Ireland! We are starting to wind down from our busiest season yet and it has been a fantastic year so far. There are still many more guests to greet in 2019 but thank you to all those how have visited the Emerald Isle so far. We usually wouldn’t post about the new year’s tours until Christmas time but looking at the calender we are filling up fast for 2020 and really don’t want anyone to miss out (though the calendar is open for 2021!). All of our tours are bespoke, you will have an itinerary specifically to suit you. Here is just a guideline to some of our popular packages that previous guests book on their trip to Ireland…

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August’s Top 6 Golf Courses | Private Golf Tours of Ireland

Ireland Golf Tours | August’s Top 6 Golf Courses

Portstewart | Ireland Golf Packages

We can’t wave August goodbye without our monthly top 6 golf courses in Ireland! All of these Irish golf courses have been selected by Mike Ryan, he just knows the best golf and creates a perfect golf tour in Ireland. It’s difficult to pick just 6 as we have some of the best golf in the world but here’s the choice for August..

 

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Famous Irish Golf | Luxury Golf Tour Ireland

Golf Vacations Ireland |  Famous Irish Golf

Lahinch Golf Club | private golf tours of Ireland

Lahinch Golf Club | private golf tours of Ireland

The popularity of Irish golf is going from strength to strength and in particular this year has been our one busiest yet. What has caused Irish golf to go ‘viral’ and become very famous?? You’d want to be living under a rock to have missed the recent golf events centring around Ireland. From Shane Lowry’s big win in Portrush to the upcoming 2020 Pro Am in Adare Manor and now the Ryder Cup 2026 being hosted there. There are a lot of reasons to be celebrating Irish golf. Mike Ryan has put together some popular golf courses to begin with on your golf tour of Ireland. Contact us if you would like more information about a bespoke golf vacation in Ireland.

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The Best of Irish Golf | Golf Vacations Ireland

Deluxe Golf Tours Ireland | The Best of Irish Golf

Portmarnock | private golf tours of Ireland

Portmarnock | private golf tours of Ireland

Mike Ryan has known for many years that Irish golf courses are some of the best in the world. He’s has shared his knowledge of these courses by creating the best golf tours in Ireland. Not only will you have the best scenery and beautiful backdrops but you will also have your only Irish private chauffeur with a luxury vehicle. Mike understands a long day on the course mean relaxing in the evening so your private driver in Ireland will then escort you safely back to you luxury hotel (or castle). You will be treated as a very special guest of Mike’s everywhere you go. He’s selected a few of the golf courses you can expect to play but as always an itinerary will be created based on your preferences.

 

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A Complete Family Golf Tour in Ireland | Private Chauffeur Ireland

Luxury Golf Vacations | A Complete Family Golf Tour in Ireland

Doonbeg Golf | Ireland Golf Packages

Doonbeg Golf | Ireland Golf Packages

We realise that not all people like golf (we know… we’re shocked too) and that is why we arrange bespoke tours to Ireland. There is no need to completely separate your vacation time. We can offer a luxury golf tour in Ireland combined with a family vacation! There are so many sights to see in Ireland right by the most famous golf courses.  There is so much to see and do it will keep the whole family entertained! Here are a few examples of the kind of golf/sight-seeing tours we can provide…

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Homegrown Irish Golf in the Southwest | Irish Golf Trip

Deluxe Irish Golf Vacations | Homegrown Irish Golf in the Southwest

Old Head | Discover Ireland Golf Tour

Old Head | Discover Ireland Golf Tour

Irish golf has been all over the media lately, for all the right reasons! We have a lot of Irish homegrown golf talent to offer, these talented players have practised on some of the best courses in the world. We are lucky that they are here in Ireland. We create the best Irish golf tours to give you a taste of the real golf experience in Ireland. For a golf tour of the southwest Mike Ryan himself has selected the best;Tralee, Ballybunion, Doonbeg, Lahinch, Waterville and of course unique to the whole world the Old Head of Kinsale. These are some of the most legendary names in golf and they are all found in our beautiful country, Ireland. We can customize your Irish Golf Vacation to your own requirements.

 

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Irish Golf Rising to the Top | Luxury Golf Vacations Ireland

Golf Tours Ireland | Irish Golf Rising to the Top

Royal Portrush | golf vacations Ireland

Irish golf is really coming into it’s own over the last few weeks and we are rising to the top. But of course Mike Ryan has know this for years! With Shane Lowry’s recent Open win and now Adare Manor being selected for the Ryder Cup 2026, it’s a very exciting time for Irish golf. Mike Ryan has carefully selected a few golf courses to make your luxury trip to Ireland one you will never forget. He knows the best places and all the right people, he will leave no stone unturned to make sure you are treating as a vip. All this and you will have your own private chauffeur in Ireland, driving you in a top spec luxury vehicle. Here’s just a taster of some of the best courses in Ireland …

 

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July’s Top 6 Golf Courses | Golf Tours Ireland

July’s Top 6 Golf Courses | Golf Tours Ireland

Old Head | Golf Tours Ireland

Old Head | Golf Tours Ireland

All eyes are on the Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland as the Open 2019 has begun. Ireland has some of the best Golf Links the world has ever seen. Put an Irish Golf Trip on your list today and experience all the wonderful championships and tournaments that take place here. The Emerald Isle will be all you need for a luxury golf vacation in Ireland and Executive Tours Ireland have selected some unique golf courses for you to play. Here’s just a few…

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The Best Irish Phrases | Deluxe Tours Ireland

Family Tours Ireland | The Best Irish Phrases

Ireland Luxury Tour Operator

Prior to your trip to Ireland, you’re going to need to get yourself used to some of the typical Irish phrases, Irish words, and Irish slang that might confuse you. We really have three languages in Ireland; Irish, Irish slang and English! You will find some of our Irish language has crept into our everyday English. Here’s a little guide on some of the phrases …

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Irish Golf Course: Helpful Tips | Luxury Golf Tours Ireland

Irish Golf Vacations | Irish Golf Course: Helpful Tips 

Waterville Links | irish golf Vacation Packages

Waterville Links | Irish golf Vacation Packages

We have many golf enthusiasts and fantastic player’s who visit us every year ready for an Irish golf vacation they will never forget. We do things a little differently here in Ireland to what you might expect you be used to in your local golf club. We put together a few tips to help you out and as always please do contact us if you have any questions!

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