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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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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

Carrowcrom Wedge Tomb

Carrowcrom Wedge Tomb

West Ireland | County Mayo

Carrowcrom Wedge Tomb is located 9 km southeast of Ballina town in County Mayo. This well preserved megalithic monument dates back to c.2500 - 2000 BC. The gallery is about 3.5m long with the entrance of 1.5m wide flanked of each side by a short facade consisting of four large orthostats with drywalling between them. It is covered by single, 2m long capstone...   more info and photos

Arigna Mining Experience

Arigna Mining Experience

Midlands Ireland | County Roscommon

The Arigna Mining Experience Centre is located on the west side of Lough Allen in County Roscommon, 11 km northwest of Drumshanbo. The 45 minutes long guided tour, led by ex-miners, takes you not only to the journey through the mine but also through the miners' lives. This area has a rich mining history dating back to the beginning of the 17th century when ...   more info and photos

Creevelea Abbey

Creevelea Abbey

Northwest Ireland | County Leitrim

Creevelea Abbey is situated on the outskirts of Dromahair village in County Leitrim. It was founded in 1508 by Owen O'Rourke and his wife Margaret O'Brien being the last Franciscan friary built in Ireland before the dissolution of the monasteries by Henry VIII. Abbey was partly destroyed by an accidental fire in 1536, and restoration wasn't complete because ...   more info and photos

Hunting Brook Gardens

Hunting Brook Gardens

East Ireland | County Wicklow

Hunting Brook Gardens are situated on Lamb Hill near Blessington in the footsteps of the Wicklow Mountains. They were designed and created from scratch on one of the fields of the family farm by Jimi Blake, who is a well-known figure in Irish and international gardening. Since 2003 the gardens are in constant development and expansion. There are many rare pl...   more info and photos

St Patrick's Cathedral

St Patrick's Cathedral

East Ireland | County Dublin

St Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin is largest church in Ireland and is one of the most visited tourist attractions. It was built on the place of sacred well where St Patrick is said to have baptized converts around 450 AD. The wooden church was established here in 10th century and remained until 1192, when John Comyn, first Anglo-Norman Archbishop of Dublin, b...   more info and photos