Car Hire In Ireland From Only €11 A Day

You can currently hire a car for your Irish holiday from only €11 a day. Why not take advantage of this great price and stay at one of these wonderful Irish cottages?

1 The Cable StationRing of Kerry.

First floor: Sitting room with dining area

First floor: Sitting room with dining area

Anchor HavenWest Cork.

Sitting room

Sitting room

Derrynane Lodge, Ring of Kerry.

Sitting room with French doors to front terrace.

Sitting room with French doors to front terrace.

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Irish Slang

Louise Vinciguerra on her blog Visa First has a humorous guide to Irish Slang. If you want to know what “Fancy a few scoops” and “Sound as a pound!” mean, have a look at it. However, you might just fancy going to Ireland and trying to work it out for yourself. How about a stay at one of these properties?

1 The Cable StationRing of Kerry.

First floor: Enclosed terrace accessed via the sitting room with sea views and steps down to the garden.

First floor: Enclosed terrace accessed via the sitting room with sea views and steps down to the garden.

Anchor HavenWest Cork.

Decked area, Anchor Haven

Decked area, Anchor Haven

Derrynane Lodge, Ring of Kerry.

Dining kitchen.

Dining kitchen.

Food In Ireland

Here are some of the foods visitors in Ireland can enjoy, courtesy of Failte Ireland website:

Breakfast

All egg types, bacon, pork sausage, pudding, tomato, beans, fried potato, white and brown toast, cereals, kippers, mackerel, juice, potato cake, mushrooms, and yoghurts.

Lunch

Soups, chowder, sandwiches, wraps. Irish full hearty main courses e.g. bacon and cabbage.

Starters

Soup, chowder, salads, smoked fish, shellfish, cheese tartlets, savoury pies, potato skins, terrines, scotch egg, crubeens, and potato cakes.

Main courses

Fresh fish and chips, seafood pie, shepherd’s pie, hot pot’s, steak and kidney dishes, liver and bacon, local fresh vegetables, and a variety of potato dishes.

Desserts

Rice pudding, crumbles and custard, bread and butter pudding, pavlova, set cheesecake, chocolate mousse, and lemon meringue pie.

All three of our properties are close to great restaurants and have superb access to fresh, high quality Irish foods.

1 The Cable StationRing of Kerry is close to several local restaurants.

Front of 1 The Cable Station

Front of 1 The Cable Station

Anchor HavenWest Cork is two minutes walk from the centre of Crookhaven, which has three pubs/bars serving local seafood, and it is possible to buy fresh lobsters, fish and crab etc from the local fishermen on the pier.

Open plan kitchen, sitting and dining areas

Open plan kitchen, sitting and dining areas

Derrynane Lodge, Ring of Kerry. Popular local restaurants located on the Ring are The Smugglers and Dooleys in Waterville, The Moorings of Portmagee, O’Neills The Point and Q C’s in Cahirciveen to name but a few.

Sitting room with French doors to front terrace.

Sitting room with French doors to front terrace.

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Self-Drive Holiday In Ireland

TripAdvisor has a great article on Planning A Self-Drive Holiday In Ireland. You could use one of these cottages as a base for exploring south west Ireland, and driving some spectacular routes.

1 The Cable StationRing of Kerry

Ground floor: Double bedroom with 5' bed and en suite shower room.

Ground floor: Double bedroom with 5′ bed and en suite shower room.

Anchor HavenWest Cork

Master bedroom with 5' bed and en suite shower room with sea view.

Master bedroom with 5′ bed and en suite shower room with sea view.

Derrynane Lodge, Ring of Kerry

First floor: Double bedroom with views over the garden to the sea.

First floor: Double bedroom with views over the garden to the sea.

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Killarney National Park

South and west of the town of Killarney in Co. Kerry is an expanse of rugged mountainous country. This includes the McGillycuddy’s Reeks, the highest mountain range in Ireland which rise to a height of over 1000 metres. At the foot of these mountains nestle the world famous lakes of Killarney. Here where the mountains sweep down to the lake shores, their lower slopes covered in woodlands, lies the Killarney National Park. The distinctive combination of mountains, lakes, woods and waterfalls under ever changing skies gives the area a special scenic beauty.

In addition to taking a walk and enjoying the spectacular scenery, popular Park activities include biking, being driven in a horse-drawn carriage and visiting many archaeological sites.

Our properties 1 The Cable Station and Derrynane Lodge are located only an hour away from the Park. Why not make a trip to Killarney National Park when you stay at one of these incredible properties?

1 The Cable StationRing of Kerry

First floor: Enclosed terrace accessed via the sitting room with sea views and steps down to the garden.

First floor: Enclosed terrace accessed via the sitting room with sea views and steps down to the garden.

Derrynane Lodge, Ring of Kerry

Small garden room to the front of the property.

Small garden room to the front of the property.

Why Visit Ireland?

Right now, Ireland has it all. From the haunting beauty of the pure, unspoiled landscapes and the drama of the coastline, to the urban buzz of the country’s dynamic cities mixed with the magic of thousands of years’ worth of culture and history, Ireland is a country that never fails to surprise.

Wild and beautiful, inspiring and exciting, Ireland’s energy and romance will win you over in an instant. And with some of the friendliest people in the world, this perfectly-sized and surprisingly-diverse island will keep you coming back for more. 4 out of every 5 people asked say that Ireland is in their list of top 5 places to visit.

The Island of Ireland is closer than ever, approximately six hours from the US and with 5 airlines now flying directly to Ireland – getting there has never been easier. And when visitors arrive, everyone will do their best to ensure a unique travel experience.

From the fire of the festival to the lure of the literature, Ireland boasts a rich tapestry of arts and cultural activities including world renowned museums and art galleries.

You only have to touch down on Irish soil to realize that the island of Ireland is a relaxed unspoiled place where you can enjoy the outdoor life. A passion for golf and for horses keeps many a visitor out in the air well into the evening.

With lots of water, coastlines and crashing waves Ireland has impressed many a surfer. Or perhaps bass fishing in tranquil lakes is what you’ll come for.

Many fine historical establishments showcase contemporary interior design and sophisticated elegance. Ireland boasts a magnificent range of accommodation options, from luxurious five star castles to quaint cottages, and everything in between. Today many of the world’s best-known hotel chains are including Ireland in their network, as are many of the world’s top ranked spas. The choice is yours.

With a culinary landscape boasting exquisite home-grown ingredients from the sea to the land, top chefs and world-class restaurants will delight the food lover.

Tourism Ireland Press Release

Why not stay at one of these properties and enjoy all that Ireland has to offer?

1 The Cable Station

Fantastic views from 1 The Cable Station's enclosed terrace

Fantastic views from 1 The Cable Station’s enclosed terrace

Anchor Haven

Sunset from the decked area

Sunset from the decked area

Derrynane Lodge

Small garden room to the front of the property.

Small garden room to the front of the property.

20% DISCOUNT on holidays taken between 11 April – 1 October 2013 at Anchor Haven, West Cork

Anchor Haven is a beautiful cottage sleeping up to 10 guests in Crookhaven, a fishing village in West Cork.

Dining area leading to decked patio with wonderful views

Dining area leading to decked patio with wonderful views

This property has an elevated decked patio and barbecue area overlooking the bay, and its own private pier and slipway which is accessed by a gate at the bottom of the garden.

Twin bedroom with sea view

Twin bedroom with sea view

Property layout

Entrance hall leading to 5 bedrooms. Master bedroom with 5′ bed and en suite shower room with sea view. Double bedroom with 5′ bed and en suite shower room, two twin bedroom with sea view, one bedroom with bunk beds. Family bathroom with bath and shower at the end of the hall. Kitchen/living/dining room with open gas fire and sliding doors to decking and barbecue area with stunning sea views.

Master bedroom with 5' bed and en suite shower room with sea view.

Master bedroom with 5′ bed and en suite shower room with sea view.