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The stunning Healy Pass in the Beara Peninsula

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Inch, Dingle Peninsula

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Caribbean blues at Galway Bay

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James enjoying the views at Healy Pass, Beara Peninsula

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Lovely landscaped gardens at Muckross House, Killarney

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Dromoland Castle, Newmarket-on-Fergus

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Ventry Castle, Dingle Peninsula

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Slea Head, Dingle Peninsula

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Adare Manor, Adare

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Dromoland Castle, Newmarket-on-Fergus

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The gardens at Gregan's Castle, Ballyvaughan

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Dunguire, Galway Bay

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Ballymaloe House, Midleton

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Ard-na-Sidhe, Killorgin

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The imposing Ashford Castle, Cong

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Healy Pass, Beara Peninsula

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Outside Dublin Castle

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Kylemore Abbey, Connemara

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Classiebawn Castle in the distance, Mullaghmore

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Galway Bay

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Galway Bay

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Ballycotton, Co.Cork

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Killarny Harbour, Connemara

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Killarny Harbour, Connemara

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The Stonehouse Restaurant, Dingle Peninsula

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The cliffs at Slieve League, Donegal

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The cliffs at Slieve League, Donegal

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Beautiful views at Slieve League, Donegal

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Wild horses at Roundstone, Connemara

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Cherry blossom, Abbeyfeale

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Ballyportry Castle, The Burren

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First class luxuries at Ballyfin, Co.Laois

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The Sphinx at Ballyfin, Co.Laois

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The lake front at Ballyfin, Co.Laois

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House interiors at Ballyfin, Country Laois

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Medieval glamour at Dromoland Castle, Newmarket-on-Fergus

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Dromoland Castle, Newmarket-on-Fergus

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Stunning views from Lismore Castle, Lismore

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Afternoon tea at Ballyportry Castle, The Burren

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Interiors at Ballyportry Castle, The Burren

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Mixing modernity with traditional decor at Gregan's Castle Hotel, Ballyvaughan

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The Gold Drawing Room, Ballyfin, County Laois

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The Gold Drawing Room, Ballyfin, Co.Laois

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Views of Ballyfin across the lawns, Co. Laois

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Our UK & Ireland Specialist, Ellie

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The Tower within Ballyfin's grounds, Ballyfin, Co. Laois

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The Coastal Path, Ardmore

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The Priest's Leap, Kenmare

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New friends at Ballyporty Castle, The Burren

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Slea Head, Dingle Peninsula

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Oscar Wilde relaxes in Dublin

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Summoning bells at Lismore Castle, Lismore

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Landscaped gardens at Lismore Castle, Lismore

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Stunning views at the Europe Hotel, Killarney

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Galway City

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A vibrant bedroom in Lismore Castle, Lismore

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Art Collection at the K Club, Kildare

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Jameson Distillery, Midleton

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Celtic Cross, The Burren

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A narrow staircase at Ballyportry Castle, The Burren

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Drinks collection, Lismore Castle

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Art Collection at the Merrion Hotel, Dublin

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So many highlights to choose from! The hotels were amazing but Maya Villa was a highlight… I loved just hanging out in the hammock reading my book and watching the peacocks chase the cows!
- Krista Weir, Sri Lanka
Without question, you put together the best trip I have ever taken. We were shown around like visiting dignitaries, the hotels were fantastic and the itinerary was just right. Everybody I know will hear about how amazing Ampersand is!
- Leslie Siben, India
I thought the Ampersand team was outstanding. We couldn’t have hoped for anything more.
- Mr Geoffrey Johnson, India
We had a wonderful holiday - everything was perfect. Thank you for helping us to make a thoughtful plan to enjoy and make most out of our trip. The places we visited, the guides, the transportation and driver, the hotels selected... Everything was great!
- Jaime Benitez, South India
Difficult to articulate just how good the service from you and your team really was. We know you will continue to do well and hope we have the chance to seek your assistance again before long.
- Mr & Mrs Manson, North India
Everything you did for us whilst we were away was hugely appreciated, and Ampersand has been exemplary in every way. I'll always recommend you!
- Mr Richard Stoughton, Sri Lanka
Ampersand’s details preparation, attention to detail and interaction before and during our trip show exactly why good travel agents have a role in today’s internet/direct booking age. Shalmali was a delight to work with – before and during our trip.
- Mr David Wallace, North India
I had a very lovely time and was looked after splendidly. My first visit to India could not have been better, save for being longer! But I shall return at some point and I shall look to you to make the arrangements.
- Matthew Nicklin, North India

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