Magic Roads

Whether they are illusions or not, find one of these roads and prepare to be amazed as you turn off the engine and your car rolls uphill. Impossible? Try it …

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Donegal Castle

Donegal Castle

When it was originally built in 1474 by Hugh O’Donnell, chief of the O’Donnell clan, Donegal Castle was among the most impressive castles in the country, and over 6 centuries later it’s …

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The Burren

The Burren is a unique landscape, a vast limestone plateau stretching inland from the Cliffs of Moher, below which is a subterranean world of caves, rivers and lakes. In Spring and …

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Fota Wildlife Park

Fota Wildlife Park

This is the way a zoo should be - with animals kept in large enclosures designed to emulate their natural habitats - not just better for the animals but more …

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Loughcrew Sunrise

Loughcrew

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 …

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Rock of Dunamace

Rock of Dunamase

Dunamase Castle, built on a high limestone outcrop overlooking a flat plain, has been a ruin for almost 700 years, but is still worth seeing. There is a magical atmosphere …

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Cahir Castle

Cahir Castle

A particular good example of Ireland Norman castles, Cahir Castle has been well restored and visitors, especially younger ones, will enjoy exploring its keeps, towers and battlements. It has seen many …

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Giant's Causeway

The Giant’s Causeway

The natural rock formations of the Giant's causeway, the result of volcanic activity millions of years ago, are among the most remarkable sights in the world. If there was only one …

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Clonmacnoise

Clonmacnoise

Once a vast ecclesiastical city, the monastic settlements of Clonmacnoise were among the most important in Europe, and left us a rich heritage of archtecture, art and learning. Its strategic location …

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Bluebells at Gosford Castle Park

Gosford Castle & Forest Park

A 19th century castle built in a Norman style, Gosforth in Co Armagh is surrounded by excellent walks and trails trough its gardens, woodlands, arboretum and rare breeds farm. The castle …

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