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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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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

Altamont Gardens

Altamont Gardens

Southeast Ireland | County Carlow

Altamont Gardens are situated on the banks of River Slaney 10 km south from Tullow in County Carlow. This Robinsonian-style garden is located on the grounds of 18th century Altamont House, but most of the garden was created at the beginning of the 20th century by Lecky Watson, and then by his daughter, Corona North. After her death in 1990s house and garden ...   more info and photos

Huntington Castle

Huntington Castle

Southeast Ireland | County Carlow

Huntington Castle is located in the village of Clonegal in County Carlow (about 30 km southeast of Carlow Town). It was built in 1625 by Sir Laurence Esmonde (major general of King James I's forces in Ireland and governor of Duncannon Fort) as a garrison, which later became his family home. He received the title of Lord Esmonde for his loyal service. Laurenc...   more info and photos