Discover food as fresh as the air in the picturesque South of Ireland. Famed for its relaxed pace of life and outstanding natural beauty, the South offers endless opportunities for exceptional landscapes and mouthwatering gourmet delights.The picturesque South of Ireland is famed for its relaxed pace of life and outstanding natural beauty. Encompassing the counties of Carlow, Cork, Kerry, Kilkenny, Tipperary, Waterford and Wexford, the South promises a wealth of variety whether you want to chow down on delectable local dishes, tee off on a lush coastal links or take some precious pampering time in a world-renowned spa.
The south is fast gaining a reputation as Ireland’s top gourmet spot. And with Farmers’ Markets popping up all over the area, you should keep your eyes peeled for foods that have a well-deserved reputation for excellence, such as soda breads, smokehouse specialities, mouthwatering cheeses and an abundance of fresh fish and seafood!
Each county offers up its own special magic. For pure indulgence, Kerry boasts a wealth of incredible spas; Cork replenishes the body with a plethora of critically acclaimed restaurants; while Waterford and Wexford are celebrated for their sun-warmed beaches and adorable coastal villages.
Inland lie the vibrant counties of Kilkenny, Tipperary and Carlow with their ancient heritage, endless festivals, cracking pubs and peaceful riverways. Tipperary, in particular, rings out the land of the horse, as this is the soil where many of our racing thoroughbreds first found their feet!
Ridiculously easy to get to by air or sea, throughout the South, you’ll be thrilled with endless opportunities for sightseeing, exceptional landscapes, great shopping, and some real gourmet delights, of course!
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