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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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Copper Coast Geopark

Copper Coast Geopark

Southeast Ireland | County Waterford

Copper Coast Geopark located in County Waterford occupies over 90 square kilometers of unspoiled landscape loaded with geological, archaeological and industrial heritage revelations. The Geopark comprises six villages: Dunhill, Annestown, Boatstrand, Kill, Bunmahon, Stradbally, and each of these places has something interesting to offer. The coast is spectac...   more info and photos

Charles Fort

Charles Fort

Southwest Ireland | County Cork

Charles Fort (Irish: Dún Chathail), which overlooking and protecting Kinsale Harbour, is with no doubt one of the most spectacular and worth visiting attraction in County Cork. It was named after King Charles II, during whose reign has been built on the site of an earlier stronghold known as Ringcurran Castle, over the years 1670's and 80's. Roughly at the s...   more info and photos

Labbacallee Wedge Tomb

Labbacallee Wedge Tomb

Southwest Ireland | County Cork

Labbacallee Wedge Tomb is located 2 km southeast of Glanworth, County Cork (8 km north-west of Fermoy). Its name comes from Irish words "leaba caillighe", which means "the bed of the hag/witch". The monument dates from the early Bronze Age and it is the largest wedge tomb in Ireland. The gallery is 7.75 m long, divided on two chambers (6.2 m and 0.9 m long)...   more info and photos

Cork City Gaol

Cork City Gaol

Southwest Ireland | County Cork

Cork City Gaol located on Sunday's Well is one of most interesting tourist attractions in the city. It was established in 1824 to replace overcrowded old prison at the Northgate Bridge. The building was designed by William Robertson of Kilkenny and built by the Deane family. One of Ireland's greatest sculptors, John Hogan worked there as a drafter. At the be...   more info and photos

Ballintubber Abbey

Ballintubber Abbey

West Ireland | County Mayo

Ballintubber Abbey (Tobar Padraic) is located 12 km south of Castlebar, near the village of Ballintubber (2km off road N84) in County Mayo. It was founded in 1216 by King of Connacht, Cathal O’Conor (Cathal Crobhdearg Ua Conchobair) and is known as the Ireland’s only royal abbey that has been in continuous use until today. Even in the time of dissolution of ...   more info and photos

Reginalds Tower

Reginalds Tower

Southeast Ireland | County Waterford

Reginald's Tower is oldest and most characteristic building of Waterford. It was built in 1003 by Reginald (or Ragnall), the viking leader of Waterford. Initially it was a wooden building being a part of the defensive wall of the area known as the Viking Triangle. In 12th century, when Anglo Normans took control over the city, tower was re-built, wood was re...   more info and photos

Ardmore Montastic Complex

Ardmore Montastic Complex

Southeast Ireland | County Waterford

Monastic Complex in Ardmore, County Waterford is the one of the earliest monastic sites in Ireland. It was founded in late 5th century by St Declan, who began mission of christianization before the coming of Saint Patrick. The oldest building of medieval monastic city is St Declan's Oratory from 8th century, which is believed to have been built over the buri...   more info and photos

Gaulstown Portal Tomb

Gaulstown Portal Tomb

Southeast Ireland | County Waterford

The dolmen located in Gaulstown, about 8 km southwest of Waterford is one the finest portal tombs in Ireland. Megalith is situated in small woodland at the foot of hillside locally known as "Hill of the Hag" and dates from around 3500 BC. The huge rectangular capstone of dimensions approx 4m by 2.5m (1m thick) and weight about 6 tons rests on 5 upright stone...   more info and photos