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
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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