While the tour groups and crowds build up at Newgrange, you can slip quietly past and go instead to Loughcrew, where there are megalithic remains of equal interest without the visitor centre or the admission charges.
It’s a remarkable place, stretching over several miles of hillside, with over 40 ancient monuments dating back as far as 4000BC.
This walk takes you on a stroll around Dublin to places associated with James Joyce or with characters from his books or short stories.
Although it’s primarily aimed at Joyce fans, those walking with them will not be bored as it includes some of the most interesting places to visit in Dublin along its route.
A 17th century garden little changed in 3 centuries, the gardens at Kilruddery House are of special interest to gardening historians, but you certainly don’t have to be one to enjoy them.
The house has been home to the same family for almost 4 centuries and is only open in May, June and September but it’s worth making an effort to see if you are here at the right time.
The fact that all these places are completely free to visit does not in any way make them inferior – some of the most popular visitor attractions in Ireland are on this list.
If you are traveling to Ireland on a tight budget, this is definitely a page you need to print out and take with you.
Children are welcomed almost everywhere in Ireland, but touring anywhere as a family can have its moments!
We’ve loads of advice and tips here to keep you keep everyone safe, happy and entertained.
If you are touring Ireland for more than a couple of days, this card will certainly save you money, possibly quite a lot of money!
It is easy to buy, a true bargain (a rare thing!) and not half enough used by visitors to Ireland.
These are hotels that will make you feel pampered and special and lucky in locations you are quite likely to visit on a tour of Ireland.
Naturally they all have the great accommodation, service and facilities but they also have that extra ‘something’ that makes a good hotel a truly great one.
A wonderful video of the three weeks a Canadian couple spent visiting Ireland. A must see for anyone planning a trip, for anyone who lives in Ireland or really for anyone who has any interest in Ireland at all.