Get involved and celebrate being Irish with the Gathering Ireland 2013.  In 2013 Ireland will open its arms to the many millions of friends, family, loved ones and connections overseas, inviting them home to celebrate. It will be a year long, spectacular celebration of all things Irish where communities will showcase and share the very best of our culture, tradition, business, sport, fighting spirit and of course our Irish wit!  There is a global diaspora of over 70 million. Are you one of them?. There have been no fewer than 4 recent US presidents claiming Irish family connections so when you research your family tree you never know who you may be a distant relative! Let us help you plan the perfect tour, so you can come and find out more about your forefathers or get reacquainted with distant cousins!