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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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Leacanabuaile Stone Fort

Leacanabuaile Stone Fort

Southwest Ireland | County Kerry

Leacanabuaile Stone Fort is located near Cahersiveen in Ballycarbery East on Iveragh Peninsula in County Kerry. Partly reconstructed but still under construction dry-stone walled fort is one of very few in Ireland of these to be excavated (in 1939/40). Objects found there dating from 8th and 9th century and suggesting the existence of an early Christian f...   more info and photos

Cahergall Stone Fort

Cahergall Stone Fort

Southwest Ireland | County Kerry

Cahergall Stone Fort is located near Cahersiveen in Ballycarbery East on Iveragh Peninsula in County Kerry. The name Cahergall comes from the Gaelic words, Chathair Gheal, which mean “The Bright Fort”. Recently renovated dry-stone walled ring fort probably dates from late Iron Age or early Medival period. It has about 25 meters in diameter, walls are up to 4...   more info and photos

National Museum of Ireland – Archeology

National Museum of Ireland – Archeology

East Ireland | County Dublin

National Museum of Ireland – Archeology - contains greatest collections of Irish material heritage and culture. Is home to more than two million archaeological objects and specimens (weaponry, furniture, jewelry, ceramics, glassware, costumes - some artifacts dating from 7000 BC). Museum consists of several permanent exhibitions: “Prehistoric Ireland”, “Ór ...   more info and photos

Dunamase Castle

Dunamase Castle

Midlands Ireland | County Laois

Dunamase Castle or "Rock of Dunamase" (county Laois) - the ruins of the Anglo-Norman defensive stronghold from the 12th century built on the site of early-medieval fort "Dun Masc". Probably was built by Meyler Fitzhenry, to whom they were granted the lands of the county laois after the Norman invasion(there is also a hypothesis that was built by William Mars...   more info and photos

Killruddery Gardens

Killruddery Gardens

East Ireland | County Wicklow

Killruddery Gardens, Bray, county Wicklow - one of the earliest and most extensive formal gardens , kept in the original style from 17th century to present times. The property belongs to the Brabazon family, who hold the title of “Earls of Meath”. Gardens was created by 3rd Earl of Meath - William Barazon and his work was continued by 6th Earl of Meath ...   more info and photos

Tintern Abbey

Tintern Abbey

Southeast Ireland | County Wexford

Tintern Abbey, Hook Head Peninsula, county Wexford - the ruins of the Cistercian abbey, founded about the year 1200 by the Anglo-Norman William Marshal, Earl of Pembroke and Lord of Leinster. During his first journey to Ireland his boat was caught in storm near Bannow Bay. He vowed to fund the abbey in this area, if he survives. The name "Tintern" was given ...   more info and photos

Altar Wedge Tomb

Altar Wedge Tomb

Southwest Ireland | County Cork

Altar Wedge Tomb - built from local slabs, this wedge shaped tomb is one of a dozen in the Mizen peninsula. It was first erected at the end of the Stone Age, around 3,000 to 2,000 BC, with its entrance deliberately lined up with the distant Mizen Peak. Archaeologists recently uncovered some burnt human bone which they radiocarbon dates to about 2,000 BC a...   more info and photos

Saltee Islands

Saltee Islands

Southeast Ireland | County Wexford

Saltee Islands, are a pair of small islands (Big Saltee and Small Saltee) located about 5 miles from the mainland, near the village of Kilmore Quey in County Wexford. It is one of the most important bird sanctuary in Ireland. You will find there many different species of birds such as Gannets, Puffins, Manx Shearwaters, Fulmars, Kittiwakes, Razorbills, Guill...   more info and photos