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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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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

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