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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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Kilmainham Gaol

Kilmainham Gaol

East Ireland | County Dublin

Kilmainham Gaol, located in Dublin City is one of the largest unoccupied prisons in Europe and it is strongly associated with the Irish history, especially with Ireland's painful path to independence from the British invader. Gaol designed by John Traile was completed in 1796 and replaced the old Dublin County Jail. At that time the main building comprised o...   more info and photos

Cobh Heritage Centre

Cobh Heritage Centre

Southwest Ireland | County Cork

Cobh Heritage Centre is located in restored Victorian Railway Station and presents rich and very interesting history of small fishing village which became important and internationally recognized port. Thanks to perfect natural dispositions, harbour became significant refuelling and assembly point for naval and commercial ships, in the times of Napoleonic Wa...   more info and photos

Dungarvan Castle

Dungarvan Castle

Southeast Ireland | County Waterford

Castle in Dungarvan (County Waterford), also known as King John's Castle is an Anglo - Norman fortress built in 1185. The castle is situated at the eastern corner of the town on the bend of river Colligan, just before escape to the sea. Defensive walls create the shape of shell, what is unique in Ireland, but quite common in England. There are two towers on ...   more info and photos

Blennerville Windmill

Blennerville Windmill

Southwest Ireland | County Kerry

Blennerville Windmill is located on the periphery of Tralee Town in County Kerry, just off the road N86 leading to Dingle. The mill was established by Sir Rowland Blennerhassett in 1800 and was used to grind corn for local needs as well as for export to Britain. Milling at Blennerville was continued until 1850, then the windmill began to fall into decline a...   more info and photos

Hill of Slane

Hill of Slane

East Ireland | County Meath

Hill of Slane located in County Meath (visible from road N2 in Slane Village) has been associated with Christianity in Ireland since its earliest days. The legend says that here, on Easter 433 AD St Patrick lit the first paschal fire, which was against druidic law. As a consequence of this incident he was hauled before King Laoghaire (pagan High King of Tara...   more info and photos

Caher Conor

Caher Conor

Southwest Ireland | County Kerry

Caher Conor (Cathair na gConchuireach, also known as the Fahan Beehive Huts) is located on the southern slope of Mount Eagle, to the west of Ventry, on Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry (road R599, not far from Dunbeg Promontory Fort). This enclosed farmstead contains five clochans (beehive huts) within its walls and was probably inhabited by single family. Su...   more info and photos

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