Places to Visit in Ireland

Brú na Bóinne

The cluster of ancient structures around Bru na Boinne are designated as a World Heritage Site pre-date the pyramids and are extremely sophisticated in their construction. They also show that the …

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Dublin Castle

Dublin Castle was the centre of British rule in Ireland for centuries and scene of many contentious events over the years. It now houses state offices, but guided tours are …

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The Cliffs of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher is one of the most visited places in Ireland, featuring on almost every tour itinerary. Once it was remote, lonely and savage place, but a lot …

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Trinity College & The Book of Kells

Trinity is one of the oldest universities in the world and probably one of the most beautiful, with imposing buildings around huge squares and leafy grounds right in the centre …

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Kilmainham Jail

Kilmainham Gaol (or Kilmainham Jail) has a central role in Irish political and social history and was the place of execution of leaders of many Irish rebellions. It is still a …

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Irish Museum of Modern Art

A visit here is as much to see the wonderful building as it is the art, though there is an excellent collection both inside and around the grounds. The building is …

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Ceide Fields

Archaeological excavations in Mayo are uncovering new insights into life in Stone Age Ireland, and what they are finding is having an international impact. Far from being the uncivilised people we …

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Dublin Zoo

Located in the wonderful Phoenix Park, Dublin Zoo is one of Ireland's most popular visitor attractions and is a perennial kid's favourite. The zoo is involved in many international breeding programmes …

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Charles Fort & James Fort

Charles Fort is a massive structure, with walls up to 6m thick and five defensive bastions around its perimeter. Its star shape provided better defenses than earlier round forts, and …

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Glendalough

Glendalough in Co Wicklow with its famous round tower was one of the most important Christian monastic settlements in Europe. It is a mystical and beautiful place to visit and is …

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Ailwee Caves

Ailwee Caves are Ireland's largest cave system, deep beneath the Burren in Co Clare, and can be explored during a guided tour. There is a good cafe on the site and …

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National Museum of Ireland (Archeology & History)

This is the main museum of the four branches that comprise Ireland's National Museum and the primary repository for archaeological objects dating back as far as the Bronze age. The museum …

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