6 outdoor adventures in Ireland

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Ireland's gray skies make going to the pub practically irresistible

But why not stave off that Guinness belly with some pulse-pounding activities?

Try kitesurfing, zorbing or rock climbing before you duck in for a pint or two

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If there’s a top reason pubs are popular in Ireland, it’s got to be the weather. Gray skies and chilly Atlantic mists have a way of driving you indoors to drink.