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Easter Breaks in Ireland

Easter Breaks in Ireland

Lagan 211

Stuck for ideas on what to do over your Easter Breaks. Well Celtic Campervans have the perfect get away for you and your family. We have 5 luxurious motorhomes up for hire between the 17th – 30th April. These motorhomes are our Mclouis models, the Lagan 220, 211 and the Steel 430 which are all Group B campervans that comfortably accommodate 6 happy campers. Ideal for your Easter holiday family getaway. And to make your Easter holiday weekend even better, we are giving 20% off the hire costs of these campervans. This is an offer you would be crazy to miss.

All our campervans are right hand drives built specifically for Ireland and Celtic Campervans. To make your trip around Ireland as comfortable as possible we have included all the necessities you would need to Easter break holiday including cutlery, pots and pans, cups and dishes, toilet, shower, bunk beds, heating and if needed we can supply sleeping bags, pillows and towels. It’s your home from home.

Lagan 220 We don’t stop there. With all our campervan rentals we supply a recipe book designed by Derry Clarke of l’ecrivan, a camping guide to all the campsites around Ireland and a map of the country to plan your Easter break.

Wild Atlantic Way

We can give you and your family tips and suggestions on the best and most scenic routes to take on your easter breaks around Ireland. One of these routes is the Wild Atlantic Way. Comprising of 2,500 km of a scenic view of Ireland’s western seaboard. Stretching from Donegal’s Malin Head in the North to Cork’s Mizen Head in the South, the Wild Atlantic way is the longest defined coastal drive in the world. This route has some of the most dramatic and scenic coastal views in Ireland and indeed the world.

Easter Breaks in Ireland

The trip is broken into four main regions which are broken down further into 14 different route sections.

Regions Route
North West-
Donegal, Leitrim & Sligo
Inishowen Peninsula– Derry to Letterkenny
Distance: 197km

Fanad Head-Letterkenny to Bunbeg
Distance: 163 km

The Slieve League Coast-Bunbeg to Donegal Town
Distance: 170km

Donegal Bays & Sligo– Donegal Town to Ballina
Distance: 192km

The West-
Mayo & Galway
Erris- Ballina to Belmullet
Distance: 213km

Clew Bay & Achill Island-Belmullet to Westport
Distance: 238km

Killary Harbour-Westport to Clifden
Distance: 165km

Connemara-Clifden to Galway City
Distance: 176km

Mid-West-Clare & Limerick West Clare & The Burren-Galway to Kilkee

The Shannon Estuary-Kilkee to Tralee
Distance: 216km

South West-
Kerry & Cork

The Dingle Peninsula-Tralee to Castlemaine
Distance: 150km

Ring of Kerry-Castlemaine to Kenmare
Distance: 175km

Beara to Sheep’s Head-Kenmare to Durrus
Distance: 210km

West Cork– Durrus to Kinsale
Distance: 207km

So how better to spend your Easter break in Ireland than driving down the west coast in a luxurious campervan from Celtic Campervans. If you are interested in this 20% discount special offer drop us an email at or call 087 27 949 27 now to avoid disappointment.

Damo and Ivor take on Ireland

Clare, Cliffs of Moher

The creators of Damo and Ivor, Andy and Jules took one of our motorhomes for the week and here’s what they got up to.

So we set off last week in our fantastic Celtic Campervan for a trip around Ireland to see the sites and work on our scripts for series 2 of our TV show ‘Damo & Ivor’. When we first came up with the idea to rock around Ireland in a campervan my first thought was ‘how will I wash my hair?!’ whereas Andy was thinking ‘I wonder if reverse on the gear stick is up or down?’ Well we had nothing to worry about as the campervan has a shower with hot water and reverse on the gear stick is up to the left incase you’re wondering.

We collected the van from Celtic Campervans and the lovely Stephen Bradshaw gave us a full tour and showed us how to use everything in it. It was way bigger in size than we’d even imagined and is kitted out with everything you’d need, a double bed, 2 single beds in bunks, table and seating area, wardrobe, gas grill and cooker, sink, toilet, shower, fridge and heater, pretty much a full gaff on wheels.  We hit the road with our Riverdance CD blaring away and headed to Co.Clare.  Once we had looked up the campsite guide book Stephen gave us we were sorted as it pinpoints all the places to stay over night. So we chose Doolin as our first port of call.  The campsites are great as they have an electrical point there that you hook up to so you can get additional power supply, they also have showers, toilets, kitchens, a mini shop and wifi etc.  You get most of that on the campervan, but it’s still nice to have it there on your doorstep.

The wind in Doolin was like your Grandad after 10 pints of Guinness and a bowl of Brussels sprouts. It was just the time of year though that made it feel like being on the deck of the ship on Deadliest Catch.  The next day we went to visit the Cliffs of Moher which are beautiful, if you’ve seen a postcard you’ll know they’re pretty much cliffs, but the gift shop there is printing money from the bus loads of yanks coming to see them.

We also visited the Birds of Prey centre at the Aillwee Caves.  This was the highlight of the trip. We went on a hawk walk with a falconer named James and he took us out with two hawks called Juan and Sinead and we put on the deadly leather glove thingy and the birds were let off and called back to land on our hands so we could feed them.  James is like a hawk whisperer and we were like two school kids asking him questions as we found them so fascinating. We also saw the birds of prey show and got to hold some other hawks and an owl. As part of your ticket you get admittance into the Aillwee Caves so we decided to have a look. Our tour guide was as much of a drip as the stalactites in the cave. The caves themselves are pretty shite, you’d have the same experience crawling through your own attic at home.

Next we headed off to Kerry and stayed in a campsite in Tralee, no wind there thank God. We drove the Ring of Kerry which was spectacular and great fun in the campervan as we were sitting up at a height and could see all the amazing scenery. We then moved on to Killarney and had a great night on the lash in the town with some mad Kerry lads we met in a pub who recognised Andy from the telly. Seriously sore heads the next day.  We did some more driving around Kerry as the beautiful sights are all around and then headed back to Dublin.  The campervan experience was truly epic and we’d highly recommend it.  You have everything you need on wheels and it’s really comfortable to live and cook in.

Next time we’re going to a festival the campervan is coming with for sure! Thanks Celtic Campervans for looking after us, we got loads of script-writing done and the craic was ninety! We’re very happy campers!

Here’s footage of the amazing adventure - The West of Ireland meets Damo and Ivor

The Wild Atlantic Way

The Wild Atlantic Way (WAW) is being developed as a driving route along the Atlantic coast from Donegal to Cork.

This incredible coastal route will put Ireland’s west coast at the heart of places to see when on holiday and the perfect way to experience this is to rent a campervan in Ireland  and take in all the Wild Atlantic Way has to offer.

Get a quote with us by just entering your dates into our booking engine and begin your adventure.

The Wild Atlantic Way – Celtic Campervans

Planning the perfect Motorhome Holiday

Here are some helpful tips when planning the perfect motorhome holiday.

We are all feeling the pinch due to the recession; however that doesn’t mean family holidays have to be scrapped. By going on a motorhome holiday you can enjoy the freedom and relaxation you need without spending a fortune. Here we discuss the best ways to plan your motorhome holiday so that you can save money, stay safe, and enjoy your trip.

Make Sure you Book Early

By booking your motorhome holiday early you will be able to get the best deal and save on expenses such as the cost of caravan and camp sites. If you aren’t lucky enough to have your own motorhome you can easily hire one instead – but make sure you book early so you can get both the vehicle and the weeks you want for the price you can afford!

Always Be Prepared

It’s an age old saying, but preparation is truly important when planning a motorhome holiday. For instance, by organising your journey before you leave you will be able to avoid tragic, which will ultimately save you petrol. Also, instead of stopping for breaks at expensive service stations you could plan to visit small towns throughout your trip and eat at local cafes instead.

Motorhoming truly provides a sense of freedom and relaxation that no other type of holiday can provide.

Enter your dates into the booking engine and plan the holiday of a lifetime.


On The Road Again

Today December 1st 2011 Paul Fallon leads a team of fundraisers as he attempts to run 1000 miles and raise money to fight against homelessness. We are helping their fundraising efforts by sponsoring a motorhome as a support vehicle for Paul and his team.

See Paul’s outline of what he’ll be doing and how he’s hoping to raise much needed funds.
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London 2012

Olympic Games are fast approaching and by now many people have bought their tickets. Most of the events sold out in record time and the 2012 Olympic Games is now at everyone’s fingertips.

London seems to be buzzing with excitement and apprehension in what we all  hope will be known for years to come as the greatest Olympic Games of all time. Continue reading