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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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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

Elphin Windmill

Elphin Windmill

Midlands Ireland | County Roscommon

Windmill in Elphin (County Roscommon) was built in1730s, by Edward Synge, the bishop of Elphin. It has been in use for about 100 years and served to the local community for griding the oats, wheat or barley into flour. It could be also used for milling the flax or corn. Sometime after the end of Napoleonic Wars (1815), when flour prices dropped down windmill...   more info and photos

Roche Castle

Roche Castle

East Ireland | County Louth

Roche Castle is Norman stronghold located about 10 km northwest of Dundalk, in County Louth. Castleroche, how is also called, consists of a roughly triangular in circuit of walls (determined by the shape of the rock it stands on), with two masive D-shaped towers with gateway between them and two storey great hall beside. It was built in 1236 by Lady Rohesia ...   more info and photos

Monasterboice

Monasterboice

East Ireland | County Louth

Monasterboice is a ruin of early Christian settlement located 10km northwest of Drogheda (just of M1 motorway). The remains of two churches dates from late medieval period but first monastery was founded here in 6th century by Saint Buithe. There is also 28m high, roofless round towrer, which was burnt in 1097. The monastery functioned until 1122, there are ...   more info and photos

Dereenataggart Stone Circle

Dereenataggart Stone Circle

Southwest Ireland | County Cork

Derreenataggart Stone Circle is located near Castletownbere, on Beara Peninsula, in west part of county Cork. This well preserved example of a recumbent stone circle has 7.8m in diameter and probably had 15 upright stones of which 9 are still standing, 3 have fallen and 3 are missing. The entrance is marked by pair of tallest stones (the portal stones) and t...   more info and photos

Knappogue Castle

Knappogue Castle

West Ireland | County Clare

Knappogue Castle is a medieval tower house located near Quin, in County Clare. It was built in 1467 by Seán MacNamara and stayed in MacNamara's hands untill 1800 when was sold to Scott family. The new owners have begun extensive modernisation, completed in 1855 by another owner Theobold Fitzwalter Butler, 14th Baron Dunboyne. In that time, the Gothic-revival...   more info and photos

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