Ginella's Journeys: Ireland

Ginella’s Journeys: Belfast

With experiences like Titanic Belfast and courses like Royal County Down, Royal Portrush and Ardglass, Northern Ireland is on the rise. Here, Matt Ginella spends time with locals, head pros, actors and architects as he swings through one of the top pockets of golf in the United Kingdom.

Ginella’s Journeys: Dublin

Dublin is one of the greatest cities in the world. A confluence of cultures and characters that leaves everyone happy and laughing about a shot they hit, someone they met or a story they heard. From a chilly dip in the Dublin Bay, the search for the “perfect pint” and getting to play courses like Portmarnock and The Island, on this trip to Dublin, Matt Ginella and his crew sample some of the more memorable experiences the city has to offer.

Fire Drill 092: From Dublin to Belfast

In this episode of a Fire Drill from the Fire Pit Collective, Matt Ginella joins Alan Shipnuck to break down his latest travels to Dublin and Belfast. They both dive into the best of what’s available on and off the course. You’ll hear from several protagonists who offered their expertise throughout the trip. From a rainbow and whiskey at Royal County Down, the architect of the front-9 of Portstewart, Ardglass with the 11-time club champ and a brief history of St. Patrick, Ginella and Shipnuck also share their Top 10 courses on the island of Ireland. 

Golf In Southwest Ireland - Episode 1

In our first of two “Journeys”, through Ireland, we landed in Dublin and started our golf trip in the Southwest. From a sunrise at Ballybunion to sunset at Lahinch, with Waterville and Tralee in between, we got history, culture, camaraderie and a whole lotta craic.

Golf In North and Northwest Ireland - Episode 2

“Discovery” is the theme for part 2 of Ginella’s journey through Ireland with a breath-taking exploration of the North and Northwest including Carne, Cruit Island, Nairn & Portnoo, Rosapenna, Castlerock and Royal Portrush.