An artisanal food scene, emerging craft-beer industry, and eternally beautiful Lough Derg make this region in Ireland’s Midlands an underrated gem.
Invincible Spirit earns nearly $200,000 each time he mates because thoroughbred owners are always seeking a Triple Crown contender. At the Irish National Stud near Dublin, you can see such elite animals in a different sort of action.
Chefs such as Ross Lewis of Michelin-starred Chapter One have dedicated themselves to turning Ireland’s capital city into a notable fine-dining centre. Their efforts are paying off.
Hoping to inject some of the “dark side” into your travels? Here are a few real life filming locations you can visit that will help you discover your inner Skywalker.