Places to Visit in Ireland

Museum of Natural History

Known as the 'dead zoo' to Dubliners this is an amazing collection of animals, insects and birds in a beautiful and historic museum building.

The Hunt Museum

This museum is home to a remarkable collection of Irish and European art, ceramics, enamels and other artifacts almost all of which were personally …

Kilruddery House & Gardens

A 17th century garden little changed in 3 centuries, the gardens at Kilruddery House are of special interest to gardening historians, but you …

The Ulster Museum

This has always been an excellent museum to visit, especially with children who particularly love the natural history section.

Roadside Shrines and Grottoes

You can't travel far in Ireland without coming across statues by the side of the road in Ireland.

Walking Tour of Galway City

Galway is a compact city, easily explored by foot in half a day.


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 …

Connemara Tour

Connemara is a place of mountains, lakes and spectacular views famed for the quality of the light.

Barrow Valley

The Barrow Valley is a quiet and unspoiled area, much loved by walkers and little visited by tourists.

Ring of Kerry Tour

The Ring of Kerry is one of the great drives of the world and a must see for many visitors to Ireland.


Ogham is an ancient form of writing, which takes the form of linear cuts made in stone.

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.

Westport House and Gardens

An interesting old house in a beautiful location with Clew Bay on one side and a serenely lovely lake on the other.

Belfast Castle

The work of architect Charles Lanyon, this Victorian castle is built in an ornate Scottish Baronial style and was completed in 1877.

St Canice’s Cathedral

The city of Kilkenny takes its name from this Cathedral, which was built during the early 13th century on the site of an earlier monastic settlement.

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 …

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