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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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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

Wicklow Mountains

Wicklow Mountains

East Ireland | County Wicklow

Wicklow Mountains, which are visible from Dublin are actually rounded hills, here and there a layer of granite weathering stopped and as a result there are more pointed formations, such as the Great Sugarloaf Mountain. The highest peak Lugnaquillia has 925m and is the 13th highest in Ireland. There are a total of 39 peaks over 600 metres. There are only thre...   more info and photos

Johnstown Castle

Johnstown Castle

Southeast Ireland | County Wexford

Johnstown Castle is located 6 km south west of Wexford Town and is well signposted on the road N25 (Wexford - Rosslare). This 19th century Victorian castle and its beautifully maintained ornamental gardens were designed by Daniel Robertson, the architect who is famed for his work in Powerscourt House and Gardens and Killruddery Gardens in County Wicklow. ...   more info and photos

Hook Lighthouse

Hook Lighthouse

Southeast Ireland | County Wexford

Lighthouse, located at the tip of the Hook Peninsula in County Wexford is one of the oldest working lighthouses in the world. It was built in the early 13th century by William Marshal, son in law of Richard de Clare (known as Strongbow), as part of the development of his lordship of Leinster. However, it wasn't the first navigation light on the Hook Head. In...   more info and photos

Wicklow Way

Wicklow Way

East Ireland | County Wicklow

The Wicklow Way it's Ireland's first and longest officially marked hiking trail (132km). It's not always easy to follow it, even if it is marked, but maybe that's one of its charms. It takes approximately 6-7 days to pass the entire path. It starts from Marlay Park in Dublin. Trail quickly leaves the Dublin behind as it climbs into the mountains and sheltere...   more info and photos