Ireland offers a huge amount to people of all ages and on most budgets. Ireland has enchanting , unspoilt landscape and architecture that is pretty and human scale. The arts scene is renowned festivals such as the West Belfast Festival, the Kilkenny Comedy Festival and quirky fests such as Puck Fair and the Rose of Tralee. There are horse races aplenty and a golf course can be found in any town. There is a lot of sailingIreland is a gastronome’s delight; this is especially so if you like seafood. Prepare for rain even in the height of summer. It is never particularly cold even in mid winter. Ireland is a pricey destination but costs can be kept down; After all we are the people who invented Ryan Air and thereby started no frills airlines. Dublin is a pulsating and historic city but make sure you get out to see some smaller towns.