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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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Aughnanure Castle

Aughnanure Castle

West Ireland | County Galway

Aughnanure Castle is situated on the banks of the Drimneen River, about 3 km from Oughterard, in County Galway. This well preserved, six-storey tower-house was built in early 16th century by very powerful and ferocious clan of the O'Flahertys who controlled the lands of West Connacht, from the west shore of Lough Corrib to the sea. The castle is protected by...   more info and photos

Doonfeeny Standing Stone

Doonfeeny Standing Stone

West Ireland | County Mayo

Doonfeeny Standing Stone is located on the old graveyard, 3km northwest of Ballycastle in County Mayo, not far from well known ancient site of Ceide Fields, just of the road R314. This megalithic monument is standing here maybe even from the times of Bronze Age, majestically overlooking the Downpatrick Head and its Dun Briste sea stack. Doonfeeny Standing St...   more info and photos

Proleek Wedge Tomb

Proleek Wedge Tomb

East Ireland | County Louth

Proleek Wedge Tomb is located about 4km northeast of Dundalk (Co Louth), on a golf course in the grounds of Ballymascanlon Hotel. This megalithic monument was built in Bronze Age period and is locally known as Giant's Grave. Local folklore connects it with nearby Proleek Dolmen and according to this legend the Giant's Grave is a burial place of Scottish gian...   more info and photos

Belleek Castle

Belleek Castle

West Ireland | County Mayo

Belleek Castle is located on the outskirts of the town of Ballina in County Mayo (about 2 km north of town center). It was built by Sir Arthur Francis Knox-Gore (designed by Irish architect John B.Keanes), between 1825 and 1831, on the site of a medieval abbey, one of four along the River Moy. The Knox-Gore family lived in Belleek Castle until 1940's, when t...   more info and photos

Glenview Folk Museum

Glenview Folk Museum

Northwest Ireland | County Leitrim

Glenview Folk Museum, located near Ballinamore in County Leitrim, is a huge private collection associated with local folklore, agriculture and antique items of everyday life dating from early 19th century to the recent past. The museum is owned and ran by the Kennedy Family since 2000 and very quickly become the popular tourist attraction and its collection ...   more info and photos

Parke's Castle

Parke's Castle

Northwest Ireland | County Leitrim

Parke's Castle is fortified manor house of the early 1600s, picturesque located on the shores of Lough Gill, in County Leitrim. It was built by Captain Robert Parke during the times of plantations of Ireland. Before Parke's Castle was built here, there was 16th century fortress of O'Rourke family, strongest clan on this lands. Its last owner, Sir Brian O'Rou...   more info and photos

Proleek Dolmen

Proleek Dolmen

East Ireland | County Louth

Proleek Dolmen is located about 4km northeast of Dundalk (Co Louth), on a golf course in the grounds of Ballymascanlon Hotel. This megalithic monument was built in early Neolithic period, around 3000 BC. It consists of two massive, over 2m high portal stones and back stone, which support hudge capstone, weighing approximately 40 tons. Back stone has concret...   more info and photos

Carrowntemple Grave Slabs

Carrowntemple Grave Slabs

Northwest Ireland | County Sligo

Carrowntemple Grave Slabs are located on the graveyard of ruined medieval church of Kilfree, near Gurteen, in County Sligo. There are twelve replicas of fourteen early Christian grave slabs, which have been found to the south and east of the church within the old graveyard. Most of them are Cross Slabs but some have different patterns as spirals, and abstrac...   more info and photos