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Travel Guide to Ireland

 

Places to visit in Ireland

Dublin is the capital of Ireland and has its own page - Dublin

 

Cork - is located in the south of Ireland and is the second largest city. Renown of its lively atmosphere and numerous cafes and pubs Cork is a popular destination with locals and overseas visitors. Visit the city gaol and St Finbarre's cathedral. 

Blarney Castle - lies just north of Cork - people visit to 'kiss the Blarney stone' and get the gift of the gab! 

                                                          Blarney Castle near Cork Ireland  Blarney Castle near Cork 

Killarney - is popular because of its scenic setting and the nearby National Park. 

Waterford - is the oldest city in Ireland famous for its crystal ware and intriguing medieval history. Discover the Viking and Norman heritage of the city on one of the walking tours including a visit to the famous Reginald's Tower and the ancient city walls. Visit the Waterford Treasures Museum for exhibits of the towns archaeological past. 

Palace of the Boyne (Brú na Bóinne) - is a World Heritage Site in County Meath, Ireland and is the largest and one of the most important prehistoric megalithic sites in Europe. It is a complex of Neolithic chamber tombs, standing stones, henges and other prehistoric enclosures, some dating from as early as 35th century BC. 

The Ring of Kerry - is probably the most visited attraction in Ireland outside of Dublin. It is a scenic route taking in coastline, mountains and the odd ruin. 

Dingle Peninsular - is one of the fingers of land that stick out from the south west of Ireland into the Atlantic Ocean. A very picturesque area with stunning coast views and hidden beaches and small towns. Good location for water sports including surfing, windsurfing and kites!

 

 
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