Ireland Travel Videos from Equitrekking

June 7, 2011

Ireland travel videos from Emmy-winning Equitrekking

by Darley Newman

After four trips to Ireland and filming two high definition episodes, we've amassed quite a collection of great Ireland travel videos.

Below we share a playlist of Ireland adventures featuring the Irish National Stud, Donegal's beaches, medieval Carlingford, the Ring of Kerry, Glendalough and Connemara.

 

Ireland Travel Video Playlist

1. Ireland's River Shannon

Learn about this history of the River Shannon, the longest river in Ireland, which was once used by the Vikings to navigate inland and raid monasteries along its banks.

2. Irish National Stud Insider's Tour

Tour of the Irish National Stud in Kildare in Ireland to see some of Ireland's top Thoroughbreds and their foals. Meet Invinsible Spirit and other great race horses amid the lush green countryside of Ireland.

3. Medieval Carlingford

Travel to a hidden gem on Ireland's northeastern coast on the Cooley Peninsula. The medieval village of Carlingford, located on Carlingford Lough, boasts castles, a historic mint and colorful pubs. Also visit the Proleek Dolmen and watch Darley try her luck at cracking a local legend.

4. Driving Ireland's Ring of Kerry

Drive Ireland's beautiful Ring of Kerry in County Kerry in southwestern Ireland. The Ring of Kerry is a circular road that starts in popular Killarney and passes through Kenmare, Sneem, Waterville, Cahersiveen and Killorglin. Driving on the wrong side of the road proves a challenge for Darley in this travel clip.

5. Learning to Surf in Ireland

Never thought people surfed in Ireland? Don a wetsuit and travel to the beaches of Bundoran, a hot European surf spot for surfing 101. 

6. Glendalough, Travel in Ireland

Travel to County Wicklow, Ireland, to the Early Medieval monastic settlement of Glendalough.

7. Ireland's Wild Connemara Coast

If you are traveling to Connemara, Ireland on the West Coast, you might want to stop to visit beautiful Kylemore Abbey along the winding, dramtic route.

8. Best of Ireland's Coast

Explore the Best of Ireland's Coast on horseback in this Equitrekking "best of" video clip. Trek to Omey Island in Connemara, the Cooley Peninsula in the northwest, Dingle Bay on the Ring of Kerry and the beaches of Donegal.

9. Best of Irish Countryside

Explore a neolithic tomb from a 300-year-old farmhouse, horse ride on the grounds of one of Ireland's oldest sporting estates at Mount Juliet, and take an insider's tour of the Irish National Stud with Equitrekking.

Learn more about traveling to Ireland on horse riding holidays in Ireland. Purchase the Ireland DVDs.

Topics: carlingford, connemara, equestrian vacations ireland, Glendalough, horse riding holidays ireland, ireland horse riding, ireland horse vacation, Ireland travel videos, ring of kerry, river shannon

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