Weekend breaks to Ireland with flights

Are you looking for a quick weekend break that isn’t too far from home? Ireland is the perfect place for you that will leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. Here is a look at flight deals and activities to explore while you are in Ireland.

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Ryanair tends to be one of the cheapest ways to get around within Europe and this is especially true when flying to their home nation in Ireland. Like any airline, flight prices will fluctuate with time but here are a few sample flights to give you an idea of prices. Take note that theses examples assume you will leave on a Friday and return home on a Sunday.

In June, a round trip flight from London Gatwick to Dublin will set you back about £66. From London Stansted to Shannon it costs roughly £46 and from Liverpool to Cork you are looking at £57 all in. Flying on a Thursday is often cheaper than Friday so if you are trying to save a few pounds then do your best to fly out on Thursday.

Once you arrive in the Emerald Isle, there are plenty of things to do keeping you well entertained for the weekend. Outdoor lovers may want to head to Galway and hike in Connemara National Park, while cycle enthusiasts can look into renting bikes and cycling around the Ring of Kerry. Those of you that love hitting the tourist spots, consider buying a ticket for a bus tour that will bring you from place to place. A good place to do this is also the Ring of Kerry as there are dozens of stops and amazing sights to take in along the way.

At the end of a busy day, it is important to have the perfect place to relax and rest your head. If you are a city lover, there are great hotels to stay at in any of the larger cities. However, a more rustic option would be check-in at a quaint B&B in the countryside or rent out a self-catering cottage so you can really enjoy your vacation at your pace as well as mixing with the locals.

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