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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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Clonfert Cathedral

Clonfert Cathedral

West Ireland | County Galway

The small Cathedral located in Clonfert, in east County Galway is truly a hidden gem, which has one of the best examples of Hiberno-Romanesque decoration in Ireland. The first early Christian monastery was established here in the 6th century by St Brendan the Navigator and it's said that the Saint himself is buried in the churchyard. The monastery was a impo...   more info and photos

Killemlagh Church

Killemlagh Church

Southwest Ireland | County Kerry

Killemlagh Church (Cill Imleach) is a ruin of an Irish Romanesque church dating from 12th century. Is said to have been built on the place of early Christian monastery founded by St Finian. In 19th century the new chapel was attached to already ruined medieval church. Killemlagh is situated on picturesque Skellig Ring Drive between the villages of Portmagee ...   more info and photos

Muckross Friary

Muckross Friary

Southwest Ireland | County Kerry

Muckross Friary is located in Killarney National Park just about 1.5km from Muckross House and Gardens (about 4,5 km south of Killarney, just off the road N71). It was founded by Donal MacCarthy Mór in 1448 for Observantine Franciscans. After the Dissolution of the Monasteries in the 1540s friary was officialy suspended but friars stayed there until they wer...   more info and photos

Kilmogue Dolmen

Kilmogue Dolmen

southeast Ireland | County Kilkenny

Kilmogue Dolmen (or Harristown Dolmen) is located about 7 km north-east of Mullinavat Town in County Kilkenny (short distance off M9 motorway). It is also known as "Leac an Scail" what means "the stone of the hero". The exact date of construction is unknown, but dates back at least to 3000 BC. It's made of granite, and its portal stones are around 3.7m high...   more info and photos

Kilfane Church

Kilfane Church

southeast Ireland | County Kilkenny

Kilfane Church is located about 5 km north east from Thomastown in County Kilkenny. The ruins which survived to this day, dates from the 14th or 15th century but also some features from older structure are still visible. A 13th century sedilia near the altar is believed to have come from an earlier church. Defensive tower adjoining the church had residentia...   more info and photos

Hunt Museum

Hunt Museum

West Ireland | County Limerick

The Hunt Museum has one of Ireland's greatest private collections of Art and Antiquities, dating from the Neolithic to the 20th century. It's housed in 18th century, the Palladian style Custom House situated in Limerick's city center. The collection was gathered by John Hunt (a historian, antiquarian, and collector) and his wife Gertrude. Each piece of the c...   more info and photos

Kerry Bog Village

Kerry Bog Village

Southwest Ireland | County Kerry

Kerry Bog Village is an open air museum which gives people an insight into how people lived and worked in Ireland in the 18th and 19th centuries. It is located on popular Ring of Kerry between Killorglin and Glenbeigh (road N70), just beside the Red Fox Inn. The replicas of the dwellings are very carefully prepared with strong attention to details and equipp...   more info and photos

Newgrange

Newgrange

East Ireland | County Meath

The passage tomb of Newgrange is one of the most important Neolithic Monuments in Europe and toghether with Knowth and Dowth, has been designated as UNESCO World Heritage Site, what makes it one of the most visited tourist attractions in Ireland. It is located about 4 km east of the village of Slane, in County Meath (the only access to the monument is throug...   more info and photos