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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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Leap Castle

Leap Castle

Midlands Ireland | County Offaly

Leap Castle is located about 6 km north of the town of Roscrea and 10 km south of Kinnitty, just off the road R421, in County Offaly. The exact date of the towerhouse construction is unknown but it is thought to have been built between the late 15th and early 16th centuries by the O'Bannon clan who were subject to the ruling O'Carrolls. Gerald Fitzgerald, th...   more info and photos

Kilcooly Abbey

Kilcooly Abbey

Midlands Ireland | County Tipperary

Kilcooly Cistercian Abbey is located in the village of Gortnahoe, in County Tipperary. It is one of the finest Cistercian Abbeys in Ireland and a great example of Gothic architecture. It was founded in 1182 by Donal Mor O'Brien, the King of Thomond, and became a daughter foundation of the Jerpoint Abbey in County Kilkenny. In 1418, the monastery was attacked...   more info and photos

County Cavan Museum

County Cavan Museum

Midlands Ireland | County Cavan

County Cavan Museum is situated in restored 19th century Poor Clare Convent, in Ballyjamesduff, 19 km southeast of Cavan Town. The museum was open to the public in 1996 and since then collects, conserves, and displays the material heritage and culture of County Cavan. The exhibition galleries feature a wide range of artefacts dating from the Stone Age up unt...   more info and photos

Shronebirrane Stone Circle

Shronebirrane Stone Circle

Southwest Ireland | County Kerry

Shronebirrane Stone Circle is located in the valley of the Drimminboy River, about 4km southeast from Lauragh, on Beara Peninsula, in County Kerry. This recumbent multiple-stone circle has a diameter of 7,5 meters and had 13 stones of which 8 remained. The tallest, north-east portal stone dominates the ring and is about 2.6 meters. The height of the stones d...   more info and photos

Birr Castle

Birr Castle

Midlands Ireland | County Offaly

Birr Castle is a large castle located in the town of Birr, in County Offaly. The first structure on this site was the Norman motte and bailey, established in the late 12th century. The castle became a stronghold of the O'Carroll clan, powerful Irish chieftains, and remained in their possession until the 1580s when it was sold to the Ormond Butlers. In 1620, ...   more info and photos

Clonmacnoise

Clonmacnoise

Midlands Ireland | County Offaly

Clonmacnoise is one of Ireland's most iconic monastic sites. Is situated on the banks of River Shannon about 7km northeast of Shannonbridge, in County Offaly. The first early Christian monastery was founded here by Saint Ciarán, in the middle of the 6th century. Clonmacnoise was located at the crossroads of two very important communication routes of medieval...   more info and photos

Ardmore Monastic Complex

Ardmore Monastic Complex

Southeast Ireland | County Waterford

Monastic Complex in Ardmore, County Waterford is one of the earliest monastic sites in Ireland. It was founded in the late 5th century by St Declan, who began the mission of Christianization before the coming of Saint Patrick. The oldest building of medieval monastic city is St Declan's Oratory from 8th century, which is believed to have been built over the ...   more info and photos

Haroldstown Dolmen

Haroldstown Dolmen

Southeast Ireland | County Carlow

Haroldstown Dolmen is situated on the banks of the Derren River about 8 km northeast from Tullow in County Carlow, just off the road R727 beside the Acaun Bridge. It is a very well preserved portal tomb which dates back to the Neolithic period (4200 - 2400 BC). It consists of two slightly tilted granite capstones supported on ten large upright stones, two of...   more info and photos