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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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Kilmalkedar Church

Kilmalkedar Church

Southwest Ireland | County Kerry

Kilmalkedar Church (Cill Maolcheadair) is located 8 km to the northwest of the town of Dingle (road R559), on the Dingle Peninsula in County Kerry. This twelve-century Romanesque church was built on the site of early-Christian monastic settlement from the 7th century, founded by St. Malkedar - grandson of the King of Ulster. The church consists of the na...   more info and photos

Ballyedmonduff Wedge Tomb

Ballyedmonduff Wedge Tomb

East Ireland | County Dublin

Ballyedmonduff Wedge Tomb is located on the south eastern slope of Two Rock Mountain in County Dublin, just 18 km from Dublin City Center (beside Glencullen Golf Club). This early Bronze Age wedge tomb is also known as "Giants Grave" and was discovered by Alderman Blacker around 1830. Tomb was excavated in 1945, but unfortunately, by this time, the main c...   more info and photos

Loop Head Lighthouse

Loop Head Lighthouse

West Ireland | County Clare

Loop Head Lighthouse is situated on a pointed tip of the picturesque Loop Head peninsula, on the south west end of County Clare (its most westerly point). The first lighthouse was established here around 1670, it was stone cottage with lantern placed on the roof. The cottage was home for the keeper and his family and had an internal stone stairway leading...   more info and photos

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