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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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Muckross Friary

Muckross Friary

Southwest Ireland | County Kerry

Muckross Friary is located in Killarney National Park just about 1.5km from Muckross House and Gardens (about 4,5 km south of Killarney, just off the road N71). It was founded by Donal MacCarthy Mór in 1448 for Observantine Franciscans. After the Dissolution of the Monasteries in the 1540s friary was officialy suspended but friars stayed there until they wer...   more info and photos

Kilmogue Dolmen

Kilmogue Dolmen

southeast Ireland | County Kilkenny

Kilmogue Dolmen (or Harristown Dolmen) is located about 7 km north-east of Mullinavat Town in County Kilkenny (short distance off M9 motorway). It is also known as "Leac an Scail" what means "the stone of the hero". The exact date of construction is unknown, but dates back at least to 3000 BC. It's made of granite, and its portal stones are around 3.7m high...   more info and photos

Kilfane Church

Kilfane Church

southeast Ireland | County Kilkenny

Kilfane Church is located about 5 km north east from Thomastown in County Kilkenny. The ruins which survived to this day, dates from the 14th or 15th century but also some features from older structure are still visible. A 13th century sedilia near the altar is believed to have come from an earlier church. Defensive tower adjoining the church had residentia...   more info and photos

Hunt Museum

Hunt Museum

West Ireland | County Limerick

The Hunt Museum has one of Ireland's greatest private collections of Art and Antiquities, dating from the Neolithic to the 20th century. It's housed in 18th century, the Palladian style Custom House situated in Limerick's city center. The collection was gathered by John Hunt (a historian, antiquarian, and collector) and his wife Gertrude. Each piece of the c...   more info and photos

Kerry Bog Village

Kerry Bog Village

Southwest Ireland | County Kerry

Kerry Bog Village is an open air museum which gives people an insight into how people lived and worked in Ireland in the 18th and 19th centuries. It is located on popular Ring of Kerry between Killorglin and Glenbeigh (road N70), just beside the Red Fox Inn. The replicas of the dwellings are very carefully prepared with strong attention to details and equipp...   more info and photos

Newgrange

Newgrange

East Ireland | County Meath

The passage tomb of Newgrange is one of the most important Neolithic Monuments in Europe and toghether with Knowth and Dowth, has been designated as UNESCO World Heritage Site, what makes it one of the most visited 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 throug...   more info and photos

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