Step off the well trodden tourist trail and experience the authentic face of Ireland. Allow Geraldine Murtagh's Elegant Ireland
to take you behind the scenes
where you will meet specialist guides, owners of private estates, artists, politicians and those in "the know".
Over the past 31 years Elegant Ireland has managed "once in a life time" tours for Trustees, Donors and Friends of leading
non-profit organisations ranging from museum, garden, proforming arts and alumni groups.
The name Elegant Ireland is well known among international tourism cognoscenti as a leading destination specialist for Ireland and Northern Ireland. At the forefront of Irish heritage tourism since 1984, it is ranked as one of the world’s top travel specialists by the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler, a ranking it has enjoyed since 2012.
A pioneer in promoting historic houses and gardens, founder and CEO, Geraldine Murtagh, was one of the first to offer privileged access to houses and gardens seldom included on Irish tours in the 1980’s. Today, her unrivalled access to private properties, gardens and art collections. remain a keystone of her success. Another is her panel of distinguished and entertaining speakers, in fields including the arts, archaeology, architecture, literature, genealogy, folklore, history, horticulture and modern Ireland.
"We can assist you with any themed tour of any duration, using our special priviliged access to take you behind the scenes and
into the authentic Ireland. It's all about creating expriences that enrich and memories that last - for ever!"