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Drombeg Stone Circle and Fulacht Fiadh

Drombeg Stone Circle and Fulacht Fiadh

Southwest Ireland | County Cork

Drombeg is a fine example of a recumbent stone circle located about 2.5 km east of Glandore, in west County Cork. It has about 9 m in diameter and consists of 17 stones of which 13 are original. The entrance, situated from the north-east side is marked by pair of tallest stones (the portal stones) and together with recumbent stone, which is placed opposite, ...   more info and photos

Grianan of Aileach

Grianan of Aileach

Northwest Ireland | County Donegal

Grianan of Aileach (irish: Grianán Ailigh) is dry-stone walled ring fort, located on a hilltop over Lough Foyle and Lough Swilly, in county Donegal. It was probably built in the 8th century as the royal citadel of the northern Uí Néill, on the site of prehistoric burial mound, possibly from the Neolithic period (about 3000 BC). Ring fort rises to high of...   more info and photos

Valentia Island

Valentia Island

Southwest Ireland | County Kerry

Valentia Island, is one of Ireland's most westerly points, lying off the Iveragh Peninsula in the southwest County Kerry. The island is linked to the mainland by bridge at Portmagee and by car ferry departing from Renard Point (5km from Cahersiveen) to the village of Knightstown. The island stands out abundant wildlife supported by the warm Gulf Stream and o...   more info and photos

Wicklows Historic Gaol

Wicklows Historic Gaol

East Ireland | County Wicklow

Wicklows Historic Gaol from 1702, is a place, which is sure to provide you an unforgettable experience. Audio-visual effects make that the history of the prison with its main characters alive again. You'll discover who were the prisoners, the details of their daily life and the rules prevailing in the prison over the times. You can also take a look at ...   more info and photos

Mount Usher Gardens

Mount Usher Gardens

East Ireland | County Wicklow

Mount Usher Gardens are located near the village of Ashford in County Wicklow. On the area of ​​22 acres divided by River Vartry there are over 5000 species of plants and shrubs from around the world. Founded in 1868 and developed over the next 112 years by the Walpole family, inspired by the William Robinson (famous Irish gardener, designer and journalist ...   more info and photos

The National Maritime Museum of Ireland

The National Maritime Museum of Ireland

East Ireland | County Dublin

The National Maritime Museum of Ireland, is housed in a former Mariners Church. Dating from 1837, this was built to serve the seafaring community of the bustling harbour of Kingstown, known today as Dún Laoghaire - or even "Dublin's Riviera". The museum first opened its doors in 1974, and has since been managed by the Maritime Institute of Ireland which ...   more info and photos

Temple Cronan

Temple Cronan

West Ireland | County Clare

Temple Cronan is a small church, sited inside a small walled enclosure located 1.5km north-east from village of Carran, in east part of Burren, County Clare. It was built in the 12th century and in those days, it was monastic settlement containing the church, two shrines, termon (peace of land around a church giving right of sanctuary), at least one termon ...   more info and photos

Poulnabrone Dolmen

Poulnabrone Dolmen

West Ireland | County Clare

Poulnabrone is a classic example of a portal tomb and probably one of the most famous megaliths in Ireland. It is situated on the Burren's limestone pavement just beside road R480 (more or less in half way between Ballyvaughan and Leamaneh). Monument stands in a low circular mound of loose stones, measuring about 10m in diameter. The entrance to a rectangula...   more info and photos