Ireland – the name conjures a land shrouded in myth and legend, steeped in tradition, and surrounded by beautiful scenery. But as connected as the island is to its past, it has contributed so much to the modern world through literature, art, and music. This rich nation is characterized by an indomitable pride and spirit that is immediately both obvious and irresistible. A visit to Ireland is a visit to the past, and a new view of the present. Ireland is the one place on earth that heaven has kissed with melody, mirth, and meadow and mist. After your time in Ireland, wherever you go and whatever you do, may the luck of the Irish be there with you.