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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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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

Mitchelstown Cave

Mitchelstown Cave

Midlands Ireland | County Tipperary

Mitchelstown Cave is situated on the border of County Tipperary and Cork, just off M8 motorway (exit 11 or 12). It was discovered accidentally in 1833, by Michael Condon during limestone quarrying. The cave quickly became a tourist attraction, luring many curious people, explorers and scientists. To preserve the natural state of this wonder of nature, the la...   more info and photos

The Labby Rock

The Labby Rock

Northwest Ireland | County Sligo

The Labby Rock also called Carrickglass Portal Tomb is located on the northeastern end of Lough Arrow in County Sligo, just behind the Cromlech Lodge hotel. This dolmen was built in Neolithic times and is one of the biggest in Ireland, with a capstone weighing approximately 65 tons and dimensions about 5 x 3 x 1.5 meters. It rests on four orthostats of which...   more info and photos

Kesh Caves

Kesh Caves

Northwest Ireland | County Sligo

The Caves of Keash are situated on the slope of a limestone hill of Keashcorran on the western end of the Bricklieve Mountains in County Sligo, about 6.5 km southeast from the town of Ballymote. This complex of thirteen caves was used as habitation since prehistoric times. Remains of human and animal bones were discovered during excavations, including reinde...   more info and photos