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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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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

Wexford Wildfowl Reserve

Wexford Wildfowl Reserve

Southeast Ireland | County Wexford

Wexford Wildfowl Reserve is located just outside Wexford town, off the road R741 leading to Castlebridge (approx. 2 km before Castlebridge, there is road sign showing the direction). The reserve is situated on the mud flats of the estuary of the River Slaney and is also called the North Slob. Wexford Wildfowl Reserve is managed by BirdWatch Ireland and the N...   more info and photos

Tacumshane Windmill

Tacumshane Windmill

Southeast Ireland | County Wexford

Tacumshane Windmill is located in small village of Tacumshane, 15 km south of Wexford town in County Wexford. The windmill was built in 1846 by Nicolas Moran who gained the necessary knowledge in Rotterdam where he was an apprentice millwright. It is interesting that it has a thatched rotary roof facilitating to catch the wind for its sails. The windmill hav...   more info and photos

Fota Wildlife Park

Fota Wildlife Park

Southwest Ireland | County Cork

Fota Wildlife Park is located at the eastern suburbs of Cork City on Fota Island in County Cork. Located on 75-acre (30 ha) park is home to many interesting mammal, bird and plant species represent all of the continents and ecosystems on Earth (some are under threat of extinction). Fota Wildlife Park was established as a joint project of the Zoological Socie...   more info and photos

Inishowen Maritime Museum and Planetarium

Inishowen Maritime Museum and Planetarium

Northwest Ireland | County Donegal

Inishowen Maritime Museum and Planetarium is located in Greencastle Town in western part of Inishowen peninsula in County Donegal. The museum is placed in the old coastguard station in Greencastle harbour on the shores of the Lough Foyle. The exhibition with its artifacts refer to the deep maritime tradition of Inishowen peninsula. You will find there a lot ...   more info and photos

Carrickabraghy Castle

Carrickabraghy Castle

Northwest Ireland | County Donegal

Carrickabraghy Castle is located about 10 km north from the village of Ballyliffin (on the northern tip of Pollan Strand) on Inishowen peninsula in County Donegal. The castle was built in 16th Century, probably by Gearalt O'Doherty who held the lordship of Inishowen at that time. The last Irish lord of this land and the castle was Cahir O’Doherty, who died i...   more info and photos