Glen of Aherlow shortlisted for best place to holiday


The Glen of Aherlow has made it to the Irish Times shortlist of the Best Place to Holiday in Ireland competition.

Initially, 1,400 nominations were made and 25 locations chosen. The list has now been reduced to 5 places across the country including Derry City; Innisboffin, Co Galway; The Loop Head Peninsuala, Co Clare, and Killarney, Co Kerry as well as the Glen of Aherlow.

The overall winner will be announced in the Irish Times next Monday.

Aherlow’s Failte’s, Helen Morrissey, has said that being included in the competition is great publicity for the Glen.

A short video showing all that the Glen of Aherlow has to offer is available online at

The winning destination will be featured in full in the newspaper on Saturday, June 1st with photos and interviews with the people and businesses that made the place an ideal destination to visit.