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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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Fort Dunree

Fort Dunree

Northwest Ireland | County Donegal

Fort Dunree (Irish: An Dún Fhraoigh, what means "Fort of the Heather") is located on rocky promontory on the shores of Lough Swilly, on the west side of the Inishowen peninsula about 12 km north from town of Buncrana in County Donegal. It was erected by British Royal Navy in 1798 to guard against the possible invasion of a French fleet. In 1895 the fort wa...   more info and photos

Eagle Island Lighthouse

Eagle Island Lighthouse

West Ireland | County Mayo

Eagle Island Lighthouse is located on a small island approximately 1 km of the northwest part of the Mullet Peninsula, in County Mayo.This island is situated close to the edge of the Continental Shelf where the waves of the Atlantic can be extremely high, and the dramatic story of the lighthouse is strictly linked with them. On the night of 29th September 1...   more info and photos

Ballyglass Lighthouse

Ballyglass Lighthouse

West Ireland | County Mayo

Ballyglass Lighthouse (also known as Broadhaven Lighthouse) is located on the north eastern tip of the Mullet Peninsula in County Mayo overlooking Broadhaven Bay. The 15 m tall tower was erected in 1848, but the light was first established on 1st June 1855. The light came from oil lamp with fixed third order dioptric (supplied by W. Wilkins of London), was ...   more info and photos

Blacksod Lighthouse

Blacksod Lighthouse

West Ireland | County Mayo

Blacksod Lighthouse is situated on the south east corner of the Mullet Peninsula in county Mayo. This lighthouse as a building is quite unusual. It is two storey massive house (made in 1864/65 of local reddish grey granite), with the white, small square lighthouse tower centered on the top. The first light was established in 30th June 1866 (showing fixed...   more info and photos

Howth

Howth

East Ireland | County Dublin

Howth is the small peninsula located in Dublin Bay with picturesque fishing village and harbour. Because of easy access from Dublin (just 15 km), it's very popular place for one day trips. Howth Market which is open every weekend also attracts many people. You can get there using DART train or Dublin Bus No. 31 from Talbot St. The best way to explore Howth i...   more info and photos

Mullet Peninsula

Mullet Peninsula

West Ireland | County Mayo

Mullet Peninsula is located in northwest part of County Mayo. You will get in there using the road R313 to Belmullet Town leading through narrow stripe of land which separates the Blacksod Bay (on the seabed of Blacksod Bay rests wreck of large Spanish galleon "La Rata Santa Maria Encoronada " which sank in 1588) and the Broad Haven Bay and connects the peni...   more info and photos

Bocan Stone Circle

Bocan Stone Circle

Northwest Ireland | County Donegal

Bocan Stone Circle is located on Inishowen Peninsula in County Donegal, approx 2 km from Culdaff Village towards Moville - road R238 (take the first left turn after St Mary's Church in Bocan, and after around 100m you will see it through the field gate on your left side). The stone circle was built between 3000 BC and 1500 BC and had around 30 standing sto...   more info and photos

Temple of Deen

Temple of Deen

Northwest Ireland | County Donegal

Temple of Deen, also known as Druids Altar is the remains of court tomb located approx 2 km from Culdaff Village (towards Moville), on Inishowen Peninsula in County Donegal. It stands on the top of small hill (known as "Black Hill"), on the right hand side of the road, and you can get there on the foot using a dirt road. The exact date of construction is unk...   more info and photos