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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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Quin Friary

Quin Friary

West Ireland | County Clare

The well preserved friary in Quin, County Clare, was founded around 1402 by MacNamara clan for franciscan friars, and became an Observant Reformed house in 1433. It was established on the ruins of four-towered Norman castle built here by Thomas de Clare around 1280, and destroyed by native Irish clans after winnig battle of Dysert O'Dea in 1318. The remain...   more info and photos

Uragh Stone Circle

Uragh Stone Circle

Southwest Ireland | County Kerry

Uragh Stone Circle is located near Gleninchaquin Park, on Beara Peninsula, County Kerry (around 15km southwest from Kenmare, signposted on the road R571). It has stunning location on the low hill between lakes Cloonee Upper and Lough Inchiquinn, with the waterfall on the background. The stone circle is 2.4 m (8 feet) in diameter and consists of five upright...   more info and photos

Ross Castle

Ross Castle

Southwest Ireland | County Kerry

Ross Castle is situated on the shore of Lough Leane, in Killarney Town, County Kerry. The exact date of construction is uncertain but probably was built in late 15th century by O'Donoghue Mór chieftains, who had undisputed hold over Killarney area at that time. In 1580's after Second Desmond Rebellion, Ross Castle passed into the hands of Donal MacCarthy, bu...   more info and photos

Kilgarvan Motor Museum

Kilgarvan Motor Museum

Southwest Ireland | County Kerry

Kilgarvan Motor Museum is located just 5min drive to the south from Kilgarvan Town in County Kerry. The museum is run by Mitchells family (John, his wife Joan and two sons) who are collecting and restoring old cars since 1970's. There is huge collection of classic cars, beginning from the very old ones as 1926 Ford model T, throughout very unusual like 195...   more info and photos

Allihies Copper Mine Museum

Allihies Copper Mine Museum

Southwest Ireland | County Cork

Allihies Copper Mine Museum is situated in the last village, at the end of Beara Peninsula, in west County Cork. The beautiful scenery surrounding the village of Allihies is dominated by the Mountain Mine and the Man Engine House reminding the mining past of this place. The museum is housed in former Methodist church built in 1845 for the Cornish miners, wor...   more info and photos

Irish National Heritage Park

Irish National Heritage Park

Southeast Ireland | County Wexford

The Irish National Heritage Park is an open air museum located on the picturesque banks of the River Slaney on the outskirts of Wexford (just off N11). The park, situated on 35 acres of natural woodlands and wetlands takes you on the journey through the Ireland's ancient past, which starts 9000 years ago when first people (hunters-gatherers) appeard in Irela...   more info and photos

Trim Castle

Trim Castle

East Ireland | County Meath

The castle situated on the banks of River Boyne in town of Trim, County Meath, is largest Anglo-Norman fortification in Ireland. The first defensive structure was built here in 1172, by Hugh de Lacy, to whom the lands of Meath were granted after Norman invasion of Ireland. It was a motte, with timber tower defended by double palisade and external ditch. Hugh...   more info and photos

Muckross Traditional Farms

Muckross Traditional Farms

Southwest Ireland | County Kerry

Muckross Traditional Farms are open air museum situated in the heart of Killarney National Park on the grounds of famous Muckross House and Gardens. There are examples of three working farms of different sizes: Kissane's small farm, Foley's midium size farm and Quille's large farm. In addition to the farms, you will also find there O'Connors labourer's cotta...   more info and photos