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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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Darby's Bed

Darby's Bed

West Ireland | County Limerick

Darby's Bed, also known as Duntryleague Passage Tomb is located near village of Galbally in southeast County Limerick. The remains of this megalithic monument probably dates to around 3000 BC. It's a rare example of passage tomb in this part of Ireland. Its roofstones rise like steps to the top of the chamber, what suggesting influences from Brittany. It was...   more info and photos

Kilkenny Castle

Kilkenny Castle

southeast Ireland | County Kilkenny

Kilkenny Castle is an Anglo-Norman stronghold which was built at the beginning of the 13th century by William Marshal, 4th Earl of Pembroke, son in law of Richard de Clare (Strongbow). In 1391 the castle passed into the possession of the Butler family and remained in their hands for almost 600 years, until 1967, when it was transferred to the State and sinc...   more info and photos

Donaghmore Famine Workhouse Museum

Donaghmore Famine Workhouse Museum

Midlands Ireland | County Laois

Donaghmore Famine Workhouse Museum is located in on the road between Borris-in-Ossory and Rathdowney, in Donaghmore, County Laois. It was one of the 130 workhouses built in Ireland during famine times, in mid-19th century (another 33 were established some time later). These institutions were operating until the 1920s as a means of providing relief for extrem...   more info and photos

Ceide Fields

Ceide Fields

West Ireland | County Mayo

Céide Fields are located about 7 kilometers northwest of Ballycastle in County Mayo. It is one of the most important archaeological sites in Ireland and consists one of the oldest known field systems in the world, over five and a half thousand years old. The remains of stone field walls from Neolithic, were discovered during peat cutting works, by local scho...   more info and photos

Boyle Abbey

Boyle Abbey

Midlands Ireland | County Roscommon

The well preserved Cistercian Abbey in Boyle, in County Roscommon, was founded in 1161 under the patronage of the local ruling family, the MacDermotts and colonized by monks from Mellifont, County Louth. It was the first monastery of the Cistercian order in Connacht. It has the conventional cruciform plan, with a nave and aisles, a transept with four chapels...   more info and photos

Jeanie Johnston Famine Ship

Jeanie Johnston Famine Ship

East Ireland | County Dublin

Jeanie Johnston is replica of 19th century three masted tall ship located in the center of Dublin to commemorate tragedy of Great Famine. The original Jeanie Johnston was built in 1847, in Quebec, in Canada and was purchased by Irish merchants John Donovan & Sons for carrying goods between Ireland and North America. In the time of Great Famine as many other...   more info and photos

National Botanic Gardens - Glasnevin

National Botanic Gardens - Glasnevin

East Ireland | County Dublin

National Botanic Gardens in Dublin were founded in 1795 and since then it's very popular place amongst Dubliners and well known tourist attraction. It's also important place of botanical research and conservation, and home of College of Amenity Horticulture. The gardens are beautifully situated on the banks of the River Tolka in Glasnevin. Everyone and at an...   more info and photos

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