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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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Glengowla Mines

Glengowla Mines

West Ireland | County Galway

Glengowla Mines are situated 4 km west of Oughterard, in Connemara region of County Galway. Lead and silver were mined here between 1850 and 1865. The mine is also noted for it's rare and beautiful octahedral crystals of fluorite and quartz, some of which you can admire on the display in the Natural History Museum in London. The present landowners, Patrick a...   more info and photos

Listowel Castle

Listowel Castle

Southwest Ireland | County Kerry

Listowel Castle is a tower house located in the town of Listowel, about 25 km northeast from Tralee in County Kerry. It was probably built in the15th century by Fitzmaurice family (Lords of Kerry), on the site of an earlier castle believed to be from the 13th century. The castle stands on the banks of river Feale, above the location of a strategic ford. Orig...   more info and photos

Dunmore Cave

Dunmore Cave

southeast Ireland | County Kilkenny

Dunmore Cave is situated on the Castlecomer plateau, just about 11 km north of Kilkenny. It's relatively small if compare with other Irish caves. It has about 400 m of passages and reaches a depth of about 50 m. This limestone cave has many interesting calcite formation as stalactites and stalagmites. The Market Cross Chamber has a huge, almost 6 m tall cros...   more info and photos

Killeshin Church

Killeshin Church

Midlands Ireland | County Laois

Killeshin Church (Co. Laois) is located about 5 km north-west of Carlow Town, on the site of an Early Christian monastery founded by St Comdhan in the 5th century. The church was built in the 12th century and has one of the finest Romanesque doorway in Ireland. The doorway has four orders and is made of three kinds of stone: fine-grained brownish-purple sand...   more info and photos

Kilkieran High Crosses

Kilkieran High Crosses

southeast Ireland | County Kilkenny

Kilkieran High Crosses are situated on the site of an early Christian monastery founded by St Ciarán, about 8 km north of Carrick-on-Suir in County Kilkenny. Nothing remains of the old monastery. There are three complete crosses dating from the 9th century, one incomplete, a standing stone, holy well and bullaun stones. The North Cross (or Tall) has a circul...   more info and photos

Coom Wedge Tomb

Coom Wedge Tomb

Southwest Ireland | County Kerry

Coom Wedge Tomb is situated just of the scenic road Skellig Ring, about 3 km east of Ballinskelligs, on Iveragh Peninsula in County Kerry. It dates from the time between the late Stone Age and the early Bronze Age. Excavations were carried out in 1965-66 and only a short flint flake was found under the remains of the cairn. No traces of burials or grave good...   more info and photos

Doolin Cave

Doolin Cave

West Ireland | County Clare

Doolin Cave, also known as Pol an Ionáin, is located about 4 km northeast of the seaport village of Doolin (road R479) in County Clare, just 12 km from the Cliffs of Moher. This limestone cave was discovered in 1952 by speleology students, J.M. Dickenson and Brian Varley, and became known because of having the longest free-hanging stalactite in Europe. The G...   more info and photos

National Museum – Decorative Arts and History

National Museum – Decorative Arts and History

East Ireland | County Dublin

National Museum Of Ireland – Decorative Arts & History is located in a historic military building of Collins Barracks, in the centre of Dublin City. This massive complex was commissioned in 1700 and served as military barracks until the 1990s, being the oldest inhabited barracks in Europe. Since 1997 it became home of National Museum of Ireland – Decorative ...   more info and photos