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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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 Athgreany Stone Circle

Athgreany Stone Circle

East Ireland | County Wicklow

Athgreany Stone Circle (also known as Piper's Stones) is located at Athgreany townland, just off the road N81, in County Wicklow (about 2,5 km south from Hollywood). This Bronze Age stone circle has a diameter of 23 meters and consists of 14 granite boulders, the tallest of which is 1.8 meters. Originally there were much more stones, which probably were bro...   more info and photos

The Cavan Burren

The Cavan Burren

Midlands Ireland | County Cavan

The Cavan Burren is a group of megalithic monuments situated on limestone plateau about 4 km south of Blacklion (part of Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark), in the northwest corner of County Cavan. This prehistoric complex consists of the monuments dating back to Stone Age, Bronze Age and Early Medieval times. There are two portal tombs (Burren Portal ...   more info and photos

Shantemon Stone Row

Shantemon Stone Row

Midlands Ireland | County Cavan

Shantemon Stone Row is situated in the middle of a conifer plantation on the northern slope of Shantemon Hill in County Cavan. It is also known as "Finn McCool’s Fingers", and legend says that these stones are fingers of a legendary giant warrior. The alignment is 16 m long, is lined up along a NE-SW axis and consists of five boulders graded in height from ...   more info and photos

Kilmore Cathedral

Kilmore Cathedral

Midlands Ireland | County Cavan

Kilmore Cathedral is located about 5km southwest of Cavan Town, just off-road R198. The present building dates from 19th century and is dedicated to St Feidhlimidh, who as tradition says, founded the first church on the site in the 6th century. It was raised to the rank of cathedral in the 1450s. The most interesting and famous feature of the cathedral is th...   more info and photos

June Blake's Garden

June Blake's Garden

East Ireland | County Wicklow

June Blake's Garden is located in Tinode, 6 km northeast from Blessington, in County Wicklow. This 3-acre garden is situated on the old farm with granite buildings and Victorian cottage, surrounded by mature trees and meadows. Garden is an example of master design and expert plantsmanship. It has been carefully developed by June Blake (one of the most skille...   more info and photos

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