Irish Culture, Language & Heritage | Joe Walsh Tours

Irish Culture, Language & Heritage

Ireland has a long enchanting history and rich tradition which it has carefully preserved to this day. Serving perfectly as an educational trip for school or college groups, or a specialised tour for those with a special interest in cultural, linguistic and historical aspects of the Irish heritage, this insightful itinerary allows you to explore the warm and inviting culture of Ireland.

Guided by experts, embark on a spiritual journey through the ancient Celtic heritage. Visit early Christian pilgrim sites, explore remote offshore islands and travel along unique rugged coastlines. Take part in the well-preserved Irish tradition of music, song and dance in the most beautiful locations on the island and experience first-hand one of the most popular and distinctly Irish aspects of the country’s culture.

» Corrymeela
» Giant’s Causeway
» Dunluce Castle
» Armagh & Navan Centre
» Glendalough
» Solas Bhride
» Aran Islands
» Dublin

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Irish traditions and values are deeply rooted in our business and the type of travel experience that Joe Walsh Tours provides. We are extremely proud of our Irish heritage and passion for our native island is reflected in every mile travelled and every story told by our guides. We are delighted to share our knowledge and love of Ireland with our visitors and very happy to welcome you to the Emerald Isle.

Should you require further information regarding a specific tour itinerary or would like us to tailor-make your trip based on any special requirements your travelling party may have, please do not hesitate to give our Tours of Ireland specialists a call on 00 353 1 241 0800 or drop us a line via email and we will be delighted to assist. We’re only a phone call away!

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Local Information

  • Currency: Euro (€, EUR)
  • Local time: GMT
  • Airports: Dublin (DUB); Cork (ORK); Shannon (SNN); Knock (NOC)
  • Languages: English is the official language with some areas also speaking Irish
  • Climate: Ireland has a moderate climate influenced by the warm waters of the Gulf Stream and the winds of the Atlantic Ocean. Summed up as moist and mild, the weather is very changeable with high levels of rainfall and a lack of extreme temperatures
  • Voltage: 230V A/C. Frequency 50hz. The most common plug is the 13 amp three-pin plug, power socket type G. You can use your electric appliances in Ireland, if the standard voltage in your country is in between 220V - 240V (as in the UK, Europe, Australia and most of Asia and Africa). If the standard voltage in your country is in the range of 100V - 127V (as in the US, Canada and most South American countries), you will need a power converter.
  • Visa: not required for EU citizens; nationals of other countries are advised to check with the relevant authorities
  • Passport: EU passport holders travelling to Ireland must have an up-to-date passport valid for travel six months beyond the date of return; nationals of other countries are advised to check with the relevant authorities.