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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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Avoca Mill

Avoca Mill

East Ireland | County Wicklow

Avoca Handweavers Woollen Mill is located in Avoca Village, on the south east end of County Wicklow (about 10km north west from town of Arclow). It is the oldest working woollen mill in Ireland, as well as Ireland's oldest surviving business, established in 1723 (also one of the world's first manufacturing companies). The mill was built on the banks of th...   more info and photos

National Botanic Gardens - Kilmacurragh

National Botanic Gardens - Kilmacurragh

East Ireland | County Wicklow

National Botanic Gardens - Kilmacurragh are located in near village of Kilbride, just 3,5 km off N11 (turn right opposite Beehive pub) in east County Wicklow. Arboretum is situated on 18th century estate which was the seat of the Acton family for almost three centuries. The most of trees we can admire there, were planted in 19th Century by siblings, Thomas a...   more info and photos

The Loughcrew Passage Tombs

The Loughcrew Passage Tombs

East Ireland | County Meath

Loughcrew Passage Tombs also known as Sliabh na Caillí (Hill of the Witch) are complex of megalithic monuments located about 4km south east from town of Oldcastle in County Meath. This ancient burial grounds, dating between 3500 BC and 3300 BC are spread over few hills. "Cairn L", "Cairn D" and some smaller cairns are situated on the hill of Carnbane West...   more info and photos

Cooley Cross and Skull House

Cooley Cross and Skull House

Northwest Ireland | County Donegal

Cooley Cross and Skull House are located just 1,5 km from Town of Moville towards Cooley Village (west of Moville), on Inishowen Peninsula in County Donegal. It was important site for pagan worship in pre-Christian times, and then transformed into an early Christian settlement (there is no exact datas, who and when founded the monastery, but it's believed, t...   more info and photos

Irelands Eye

Irelands Eye

East Ireland | County Dublin

The Ireland's Eye is a small, uninhabited island located just a mile off Howth harbour in County Dublin. You will find there ruins of the Church of the Three Sons of Nessan founded in 8th century. There was created The Garland of Howth (also known as the Codex Usserianus Secundus) – manuscript, which contains the text of the four Gospels written in old La...   more info and photos

Hook Peninsula

Hook Peninsula

Southeast Ireland | County Wexford

Hook Peninsula is located on the southeastern tip of County Wexford and is considered one of the sunniest and dry places in Ireland. Except good weather and picturesque landscapes you will find there some important historic sites, beautiful beaches and excellent local cuisine. It's also great place for water sports enthusiasts, sea anglers, bird and whale wa...   more info and photos

Timahoe Round Tower

Timahoe Round Tower

Midlands Ireland | County Laois

Timahoe Round Tower is located in the village of Timahoe about 12 km southeast from town of Portlaoise (road R426) in County Laois. The name "Timahoe" comes from "Tigh Mochua", what means House of Mochua (St Mochua was hermit who founded here the first monastic settlement in 7th century). The settlement was raided and the oratory was burned in 919 and again ...   more info and photos

Cloncha Church and High Cross

Cloncha Church and High Cross

Northwest Ireland | County Donegal

Cloncha Church and High Cross are located near Culdaff village on Inishowen peninsula in County Donegal. The remains of the Cloncha Church (Church of Ireland) dates from 17th century and was built on the site of an earlier monastery, founded by St Buodan around the 6th century. The lintel over the west door of the church has figure carvings and is derived f...   more info and photos