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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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Doolin Cave

Doolin Cave

West Ireland | County Clare

Doolin Cave, also known as Pol an Ionáin, is located about 4 km northeast of the seaport village of Doolin (road R479) in County Clare, just 12 km from the Cliffs of Moher. This limestone cave was discovered in 1952 by speleology students, J.M. Dickenson and Brian Varley, and became known because of having the longest free-hanging stalactite in Europe. The G...   more info and photos

National Museum – Decorative Arts and History

National Museum – Decorative Arts and History

East Ireland | County Dublin

National Museum Of Ireland – Decorative Arts & History is located in a historic military building of Collins Barracks, in the centre of Dublin City. This massive complex was commissioned in 1700 and served as military barracks until the 1990s, being the oldest inhabited barracks in Europe. Since 1997 it became home of National Museum of Ireland – Decorative ...   more info and photos

Kilfenora Cathedral and Crosses

Kilfenora Cathedral and Crosses

West Ireland | County Clare

Kilfenora Cathedral is located on the plateau of Burren in County Clare. It was built in about 1189 on the site of an early monastery founded by St Fachtna in 6th century. The cathedral was simple nave-and-chancel building. The chancel has very well preserved east window of Transitional style and some other noteworthy stonemasons works including 14th-century...   more info and photos

Dunguaire Castle

Dunguaire Castle

West Ireland | County Galway

Dunguaire Castle is a well-preserved tower house located beside of the seaport village of Kinvara, in the south-west County Galway. Is almost completely surrounded by waters of Galway Bay, except of the narrow causeway joining it to the mainland. Its picturesque location makes it one of the most photographed castles in Ireland. Dunguaire Castle was built abo...   more info and photos

Drumanone Portal Tomb

Drumanone Portal Tomb

Midlands Ireland | County Roscommon

Drumanone Portal Tomb is located nearby Sligo-Dublin railway line, about 3 km west of Boyle in County Roscommon, on the east end of Lower Lough Gara. This very well preserved Neolithic monument was excavated in 1954 and during the research, several cremations were found as well as a porcellanite axe-head which archaeologists believe came from axe quarry at t...   more info and photos

Kilconnell Friary

Kilconnell Friary

West Ireland | County Galway

Kilconnell Franciscan Friary is located in the east part of County Galway, about 13 km west of Ballinasloe (M6 exit 14 or 15). It was founded in 1353, by William O'Kelly, on the site of a 6th-century monastery built by St Conall. In 1460, friars adopted the Observantine rule of the order. In 1541, after the Dissolution of the Monasteries under King Henry VI...   more info and photos

Portumna Castle and Gardens

Portumna Castle and Gardens

West Ireland | County Galway

Portumna Castle is a semi-fortified Jacobean Mansion built in 1618 by Richard Burke, (4th Earl of Clanricarde, Lord President of Connaught) and was one of the finest residences in Ireland at that time. It is a great example of the transition period when the strongholds were changing into more comfortable manor houses. It is located on the north end of Lough ...   more info and photos

Reask Monastic Site

Reask Monastic Site

Southwest Ireland | County Kerry

Reask are ruins of the early monastic settlement located about 1 km east of Ballyferriter village on the west end of Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry. This is a very interesting example of the early medieval ecclesiastical site, dating back to about the 6th century. The ruins of Reask were revealed during the excavations carried out by archaeologist Tom Fannin...   more info and photos