In her first solo trip to Ireland, Nomad Anne reawakens a connection to her heritage through the most unexpected event: a traditional Gaelic music festival.
Before you travel to Ireland, here are a few tips to make the most of your experience.
Join the crowds in Dublin on St Patrick's Day to get an authentic experience of the mother of all Irish festivals.
Find out the world record for who can open 30 oysters the fastest, the history of Galway Oyster Festival, plus some travel safety tips.
If you're single and ready to mingle, head to Ireland's Matchmaking Festival in the small town of Lisdoonvara.
Head to Nimmo's Pier in Galway City, Ireland to taste juicy oysters at the Galway Oyster Festival.