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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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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

Kilmacduagh

Kilmacduagh

West Ireland | County Galway

Kilmacduagh (Cill Mhic Dhuach) was founded by St Colman Mac Duach early in the 7th century. Kilmacduagh has one of the finest collection of monastic, buildings in Ireland. The churches were plundered in the 13th century but the site remained the seat of a Bishop until the 16th century. The modern diocese still bears the name of the early monastery. ...   more info and photos

Blarney Castle Gardens

Blarney Castle Gardens

Southwest Ireland | County Cork

Blarney Castle Gardens occupies over 60 acres of sprawling parklands which include gardens, avenues, arboretums and waterways. Hidden behind the Castle battlements, the Poison Garden - educational collection of poisonous plants contains interesting plants from around the world. All the plants here are sign posted with information, about their toxicity, trad...   more info and photos

Blarney Castle

Blarney Castle

Southwest Ireland | County Cork

Blarney Castle originally dates from before 1200, when a wooden structure was believed to have been built on the site, although no evidence remains of this. Around 1210 this was replaced by a stone fortification. It was destroyed in 1446, but subsequently rebuilt by Cormac Laidir MacCarthy, Lord of Muscry. The castle was besieged during the Irish Confederate...   more info and photos

The Cliffs of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher

West Ireland | County Clare

Cliffs of Moher are Ireland's greatest natural attraction visited by about a million tourists a year. The Cliffs rise to 214m (700 feet) at the highest point and range for 8km (5 miles) over the Atlantic Ocean on the western seaboard of Co. Clare. The name "Cliffs of Moher" derives from an ancient fort "Mothar", which was located in the place where today s...   more info and photos