Where to stay
Cappoquin, County Waterford
www.dromanahouse.com From $440 per week; sleeps eight.
Clogheen, The Vee, County Tipperary
www.vee.ie From $398 /week; sleeps six.
Aglish, County Waterford
www.benandbridiescottage.com From $545 /week; sleeps six.
Curragh, Ardmore, County Waterford
www.shamrockcottages.co.uk From $368 /week; sleeps four.
Where to eat
Ardmore, County Waterford
Try the exceptional bacon and cabbage with freshly foraged sea asparagus. Entrees from $18.
What to do
www.kerryclimbing.ie All-levels guided mountain hikes and rock-climbing with an eco and historical focus; $39 per half-day.
Lismore Castle Gardens
www.lismorecastlegardens.com One of Ireland’s finest walled gardens; admission $10.