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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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Carrigafoyle Castle

Carrigafoyle Castle

Southwest Ireland | County Kerry

Carrigafoyle Castle is a 15th century fortress situated on southern bank of Shannon estuary, near village of Ballylongford in north County Kerry. This large, five storey tower-house stands on rock in Shannon River and is surrounded by double defensive walls with moat inside and outside, was built in the 1490s by O'Connors of Kerry, very powerful irish cl...   more info and photos

Poolbeg Lighthouse

Poolbeg Lighthouse

East Ireland | County Dublin

Poolbeg Lighthouse is situated at the end of Great South Wall (one of the longest sea-walls in Europe), which enters the Dublin Bay and keeps the inflowing sand away from the port. The lighthouse was established in 1768, and until 1786 operated on candlepower, then was changed to oil, and in 1820 was rebuilt into its present form and painted red. It 's on...   more info and photos

The Kennedy Homestead

The Kennedy Homestead

Southeast Ireland | County Wexford

The Kennedy Homestead is a birthplace of Patrick Kennedy, the grandfather of the president of USA, John Fitzgerald Kennedy. Farmstead is located in Dunganstown, 8 km south from New Ross, County Wexford and now is a home of small museum dedicated to Kennedy family. The story starts during Great Famine in 1848, when Patrick Kennedy left Ireland on Dunbrody Fam...   more info and photos

Dunbrody Famine Ship

Dunbrody Famine Ship

Southeast Ireland | County Wexford

Dunbrody Famine Ship is replica of 19th century cargo vessel located in the center of New Ross in County Wexford. This kind of ships, (also known as "Coffin Ships") were used to transport people to North America and Australia during Great Famine times. The original Dunbrody was built in 1845, in Quebec (Canada), by an Irish emigrant shipbuilder, Thomas Ha...   more info and photos

Malahide Castle and Gardens

Malahide Castle and Gardens

East Ireland | County Dublin

Malahide Castle and Gardens are located just 15 km north east from Dublin city center and are easily accessible by public transport. The castle and surrounding parklands cover area of over 260 acre and contain one of the most beautiful gardens in Ireland. Whole demesne belonged to Talbot family for nearly 800 years until 1976, when was bought by the State...   more info and photos

Skerries Mills

Skerries Mills

East Ireland | County Dublin

The Mill complex in picturesque fishing village of Skerries (35 km north of Dublin), is fine example of Irish industrial heritage. It's quite unique in that it comprises a watermill and two windmills in one location. Milling tradition in Skerries dates back to the 12th century, when harassed by the Vikings raids, monks of Augustinian Order moved here from...   more info and photos

Ferns Abbey

Ferns Abbey

Southeast Ireland | County Wexford

St. Mary's Abbey is a ruin of Augustinian monastery located in historic village of Ferns, founded by King Dermot MacMurrough in 1158, who died in 1171 and was buried in abbey grounds. The monastery was built on the site of an Early Christian settlement founded by St Aidan in AD 598, which was repeatedly plundered by the Vikings between years 834 and 937, ...   more info and photos

Foynes Flying Boat Museum

Foynes Flying Boat Museum

West Ireland | County Limerick

Foynes Flying Boat and Maritime Museum is located on southern bank of the Shannon River estuary, in important harbour village of Foynes, in County Limerick. Museum brings to the times when Foynes become the centre of the aviation world between 1939 and 1945 (in this period, many famous politicians, businessmen and movie stars passed through Foynes). On 9 ...   more info and photos