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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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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

Loher Stone Fort

Loher Stone Fort

Southwest Ireland | County Kerry

Loher Stone Fort is situated on the foothills of Beenarourke and Farraniaragh Mountain, overlooking Ballinskelligs Bay, midway between towns of Caherdaniel and Waterville, on the Iveragh Peninsula in County Kerry (visible on the "Ring of Kerry" scenic coastal road). This drystone walled ring fort, which was really a defensive farmstead of local chieftain, w...   more info and photos

Valentia Lighthouse

Valentia Lighthouse

Southwest Ireland | County Kerry

The Valentia Lighthouse is located within Cromwell Fleetwood Fort from 17th century (decommissioned in 1669). It was established at the initiative of the Right Honorary Maurice Fitzgerald, Knight of Kerry, and designed by George Halpin Senior, one of the most famous civil engineers of the time. The first light flashed here on 1st of February 1841 and until t...   more info and photos

Oceans Alive Visitor Centre

Oceans Alive Visitor Centre

West Ireland | County Galway

The Oceans Alive Visitor Centre is located on the Wild Atlantic Way in Derryinver (about 3,5 km north of Letterfrack towards Renvyle), in Connemara, County Galway. The exhibition contains artifacts and comprehensive information about the offshore wildlife and impact of the ocean on Connemara region. There are also many very interesting exhibits associated wi...   more info and photos

Tully Church and High Crosses

Tully Church and High Crosses

East Ireland | County Dublin

Remains of Tully Church are located in Laughanstown near Cabinteely, on southern suburbs of Dublin. The site consists of ruined medieval church and two stone high crosses and is reputed to be dedicated to St. Bridget. The exact date of construction of first church in this place is unknown but the remains of foundation of the early nave may be from 9th centur...   more info and photos

Guinness Storehouse

Guinness Storehouse

East Ireland | County Dublin

The Guinness Storehouse at St. James's Gate, without a doubt is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Dublin and is situated just in city center. The brewery established in 1759 by Arthur Guinness became one of the most known and successful beer brands worldwide. The self-guided tour of the seven storey Guinness Storehouse brings closer the history of th...   more info and photos