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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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St. Mary Church, Gowran

St. Mary Church, Gowran

southeast Ireland | County Kilkenny

The Saint Mary's Collegiate Church is situated in the centre of Gowran village in County Kilkenny. The church was built in 1225 and is believed that at that time it was the only known church in Ireland with square tower in the centre. Over the centuries many changes has undergone . In the 15th century tower was strengthened and raised, and the battlements ...   more info and photos

Jerpoint Abbey

Jerpoint Abbey

southeast Ireland | County Kilkenny

Jerpoint is ruined Cistercian abbey located about 2 km southwest of Thomastown (road R448), in County Kilkenny. Abbey was founded probably by Donal MacGillapatrick King of Ossory, around 1160. The monks of the Cistercian Order from Baltinglass Abbey (Co Wicklow) moved there around the 1180 and probably then much of the construction was completed. Jerpoint A...   more info and photos

Knowth

Knowth

East Ireland | County Meath

Knowth Passage Tomb is one of the most important Neolithic Monuments in Europe and toghether with Newgrange and Dowth, has been designated as UNESCO World Heritage Site, what makes it one of the top 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 through the Bru na Boi...   more info and photos

Ballyganner South Wedge Tomb

Ballyganner South Wedge Tomb

West Ireland | County Clare

Ballyganner South Wedge Tomb, located about 4 km east from Kilfenora in County Clare has the largest chamber of all the wedge tombs of Burrren.The monument decreases regularly in height and width from west to east and its sides are each made of one huge slab. Its chamber is 4.20m long, 2.95m wide and 1.60m high at the west, and 2m wide and 1m high at the e...   more info and photos

Corcomroe Abbey

Corcomroe Abbey

West Ireland | County Clare

Corcomroe Abbey, located in the north of the Burren region (aprox 8km east of Ballyvaughan), County Clare, is an early 13th-century Cistercian monastery of which the foundation is attributed either to Donal Mór Ua Briain (Donald O'Brien), or his successor Donough Cairbreach. They were chieftains of the powerful O'Brien clan and the founders of many other rel...   more info and photos

Athenry Castle

Athenry Castle

West Ireland | County Galway

The castle located in Athenry, County Galway was built around 1235 by Meiler de Bermingham as a anglo-norman stronghold. Because of strong resistance of native population, in 1346 Athenry was enclosed by defensive walls with six tower gates of which five is still standing. Initially the castle had only two storeys, the basement with vaulted celling at groun...   more info and photos

Finnertys Mills

Finnertys Mills

West Ireland | County Galway

Finnerty's Mills are located in Leitrim, 10 km southeast from Loughrea, in County Galway. This working, water-powered Corn Mill is a wonderful example of industrial heritage dating from early 19th century, and it remains in the hands of the Finnerty's family through all this time. This mill was mainly used to grind corn and various grain but in its heyday th...   more info and photos

Kildreelig Early Christian Site

Kildreelig Early Christian Site

Southwest Ireland | County Kerry

Kildreelig Early Christian Site is located in southeastern part of Bolus Head, 4.5km southwest from Ballinskelligs (just 1km further than Kilrelig Artist Retreat Village), in County Kerry. The remains of this early Christian settlement dates from 8th century and contains ruins of oratory and huts, souterrain and part of enclosing wall, but the most remarkab...   more info and photos