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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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Holy Cross Abbey

Holy Cross Abbey

Midlands Ireland | County Tipperary

Holy Cross Abbey is a Cistercian monastery located in the village of Holycross, about 6 km southwest of Thurles in County Tipperary. It was founded in 1169 as Benedictine Order, but in 1182 Donal Mor O'Brien brought here Cistercian monks from Monasteranenagh. The name Holy Cross comes from a relic, a fragment of the cross on which Jesus was crucified. The p...   more info and photos

Kells Mill

Kells Mill

Southeast Ireland | County Kilkenny

Kells Mill (also known as Mullins Mill), located on the King’s River in the south County Kilkenny, was probably established between the 12th and 13th centuries to supply the castle and priory with flour. Buildings that have survived to this day date from 1782, when a French family, the Mullins, have taken ownership of the mill. The main mill was used to prod...   more info and photos

Caherconnel Stone Fort

Caherconnel Stone Fort

West Ireland | County Clare

Caherconnell is a very well preserved stone ring fort located in the Burren region in County Clare. It is a dry-stone structure with a diameter of 40 m, which makes it one of the largest ring forts in Ireland. Walls are up to 3 m high but in its heydays had the height of 4 m. These impressive proportions suggest that it was built and occupied by a very impor...   more info and photos

Ahenny High Crosses

Ahenny High Crosses

Midlands Ireland | County Tipperary

Ahenny High Crosses are situated on the graveyard of the early Christian monastery of Kilclispeen in Ahenny townland, County Tipperary. They are the part of Ossory group, which are amongst the earliest examples of Celtic high crosses in Ireland. Both crosses are ring-emphasized and have a Bishop's miter on the top. The North Cross has a height of around 3 m ...   more info and photos

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