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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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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

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