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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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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

Srahwee Wedge Tomb

Srahwee Wedge Tomb

West Ireland | County Mayo

Srahwee, locally known as "Altóir" (altar) is well-preserved example of wedge tomb located about 10km south from Louisburgh in County Mayo. This megalithic monument was build in the Bronze Age about 2000 BC. The tomb has double walls and is covered by a large flat stone of dimension 2.4m by 2.15m. In 18th century the tomb was used as an altar by priests who ...   more info and photos

The Boheh Stone

The Boheh Stone

West Ireland | County Mayo

The Boheh Stone, also known as St Patrick’s Chair is one of the finest examples of neolithic rock art in Ireland, located behind abandoned house approx 300 m of road N59, 8km south from Westport in County Mayo (is signposted as "Site 2" of Clew bay Archaeological Trail). The monument itself is a large rock about 2m tall with over 250 individual petroglyphs c...   more info and photos

Killadangan Megalithic Complex

Killadangan Megalithic Complex

West Ireland | County Mayo

The megalithic complex of Killadangan is situated on the southern shore of Clew Bay, about 5km west of Westport and 2km east of Murrisk (road R335) and is part of Clew Bay Archaeological Trail. The monuments, probably date from the Bronze Age and consist a Stone Row, a Stone Pair, four Standing Stones and possible remains of a fulacht fiadh (bronze-age cooki...   more info and photos

Rossborough House

Rossborough House

East Ireland | County Wicklow

Russborough House located in Blessington, County Wicklow, it's one of the finest Irish Palladian mansions. It was designed by renowned German-born architect Richard Cassels, who also designed Powerscourt House. Mansion was built between 1741 and 1755, for 1st Earl of Milltown, Joseph Leeson, and remained in possession of the one family until 1914, when wido...   more info and photos

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