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Our website is an online travel guide to Ireland. Website is still under construction, but you can already find some interesting travel destinations. It provides essential information about places of interest, photos, opening hours and ticket prices. Every object is marked on the map, what makes it easy to locate. Our search options let you browse and sort objects by categories and regions.

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Butter Museum

Butter Museum

Southwest Ireland | County Cork

The Butter Museum is located in the historic Shandon area of Cork city, beside the entrance to the old Cork Butter Exchange. It presents the history of the Irish dairy industry from its earliest times, through the heyday in the 19th-century, when Cork was the largest exporter of butter in the world, to the modern times, when the Kerrygold brand has achieved ...   more info and photos

Baltinglass Abbey

Baltinglass Abbey

East Ireland | County Wicklow

The ruins of Cistercian monastery located in Baltinglass (Co. Wicklow), date back to the 1148. The Baltinglass Abbey was founded by King of Leinster, Diarmait MacMurchada (most known for inviting Normans to Ireland to help him to fight his political rivals) and colonised by monks from Melinfort Abbey in Co. Louth. In its heyday it was live thriving place, w...   more info and photos

National Museum of Ireland - Natural History

National Museum of Ireland - Natural History

East Ireland | County Dublin

The National Museum of Ireland - Natural History is situated in Dublin's city centre on Merrion Street. The Victorian ‘cabinet-style’ building, designed by architect Frederick Clarendon) was completed in 1857 to house collection of the Royal Dublin Society. In 1877, the ownership of building and collections was transferred to the state and since then is open...   more info and photos

Enniscorthy Castle

Enniscorthy Castle

Southeast Ireland | County Wexford

Enniscorthy Castle in its present shape dates back to late 16th century but the first Anglo-Norman fortress on this site was built by knight Raymond le Gros in 12th century. That earlier structure was recorded as being destroyed by native Irish in 1326. The castle is similar to Ferns Castle, also has four corner towers but it's much smaller. It changed the o...   more info and photos

Rathgall Hillfort

Rathgall Hillfort

East Ireland | County Wicklow

Rathgall Hillfort, one of the largest in Ireland, is situated on rounded hill in south west part of County Wicklow (about 6 km east of Tullow, Co Carlow). It includes four concentric ramparts, the three outer ones made of stone and earth dating from the Late Bronze Age, around the 1000BC. The inner, dry stone walled ring fort was added in Early Christian tim...   more info and photos

Craggaunowen

Craggaunowen

West Ireland | County Clare

Craggaunowen is an open air museum located in forest park, 6 km east from Quin (Co Clare), just off road R469 (20 km northwest from Limerick City). This living past experience project was established in 1960's by John Hunt, important historian, antiquarian, and collector (his collections are on display in Hunt Museum in Limerick). The reconstructions, inclu...   more info and photos

Seefin Passage Tomb

Seefin Passage Tomb

East Ireland | County Wicklow

The Seefin Passage Tomb is situated on the top of a 650 meters high mountain in north part of County Wicklow and is not the only one in this area. Two other cairns are visible on the nearby peaks. This kind of megalithic structures dates back to Neolithic Period, so it's over 5000 years old. The monument has approx 25 m in diameter and is 3 m high. The entr...   more info and photos

Molly Gallivan's Cottage

Molly Gallivan's Cottage

Southwest Ireland | County Kerry

The Molly Gallivan's Cottage and Traditional Farm is small open air museum located in Releigh near Bonane, on Beara Peninsula (Co Kerry), just off the road N71, in the middle way between Kenmare and Glengarriff. The cottage and farm depicts the everyday life in rural Ireland over 200 years ago, before the times of elecrticity and modern conveniences. Molly w...   more info and photos