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Ireland is a land of incredible landscapes, castles and spectacular geological formations. It is located in the eastern part of the North Atlantic directly west of the United Kingdom, on the continental shelf of Europe

Ireland is also known as Emerald Isle due to the beautiful green fields that cover the countryside. Here you are guaranteed of stunning surroundings, a warm welcome and a perfect pint of the black stuff.

Duplin in the Capital city of Ireland. Dublin is one of Europe’s oldest cities. As well as retaining its historical and cultural charms, Dublin offers trendy bars, elegant restaurants and stylish, cosmopolitan shops and hotels. There’s never been a better time to visit Dublin, a city that is rivaling Europe’s elite for hip appeal.

Ireland is a wonderful country steeped in history with breathtaking landscapes and lots to see and do.

 

Attractions:

 

Bru na Boinne Visitor Centre

 

Brú na Bóinne, which means the ‘palace’ or the ‘mansion’ of the Boyne, refers to the area within the bend of the River Boyne which contains one of the world’s most important prehistoric landscapes. Brú na Bóinne was inscribed as a World Heritage Site

 

The Ring of Kerry

 

The Ring of Kerry is undoubtedly Ireland's most popular scenic drive. Take time to explore the spectacular ancient and early Christian Heritage of the area, in particular the 6th Century Skelligs UNESCO World Heritage Site.

 

Bunratty Castle and Folk Park

 

Bunratty Castle and Folk Park is an interactive real life history park in Bunratty Co Clare..Set in the most complete and authentic medieval castle in Ireland, it offers a fascinating insight into life during the middle ages.

 

Cliffs of Moher

 

One of the most spectacular coastal areas in Europe. The visitor centre has been rebuilt on a grand scale - which explains the high price of a visit.

 

Dublin Castle

 

Built between 1208 and 1220, this complex represents some of the oldest surviving architecture in the city, and was the centre of English power in Ireland for over seven centuries until it was taken of by the Irish Free State in 1922.

 

Rock of Cashel

 

The Rock of Cashel is on a rocky plateau that rises 300 feet above the surrounding plain known as the Golden Vale of Tipperary.  The name Rock of Cashel comes from the Gaelic “caiseal” which means “stone fort,” and it has been a known fortified position since the forth century of the Common Era.

           

Temple Bar

 

Temple Bar, Dublin’s Cultural Quarter, is a maze of cobbled streets nestled in the heart of the city on the south bank of the River Liffey a ‘must see’ for everyone. Looking for something different? Why not browse Temple Bar’s myriad of small quirky shops? Selling everything from original jewellery to second hand records, books, eco-gifts and so much more!

 

The Burren

 

The Burren is another tourist attraction in Ireland shrouded in mystery. Plants grow at the Burren that won't grow anywhere else in the world.

 

The Giants Causeway

 

The world famous Giant's Causeway, renowned for its polygonal columns of layered basalt, formed from a volcanic eruption 60 million years ago, is the only World Heritage Site in Northern Ireland and is a must see for visitors.

 

The Guinness Storehouse

 

Located in St. James’s Gate Brewery in Dublin the Storehouse was established in 2000. Since then over four million visitors have crossed the threshold.

The Storehouse is laid out over seven floors surrounding a glass atrium in the shape of a pint of Guinness.

 

Newcastle, County Down

 

What main tourism yet has to discover is the lesser known pendant of Killarney – Newcastle.  Situated at the base of Slieve Donard in the Mountains of Mourne it well rivals the beauty.

 

The Old Jameson Distillery

 

A visit to the Old Jameson Distillery is so much more than just a tour, it is an exciting and engaging experience, guaranteed to enlighten and entertain any visitor. The Old Jameson Distillery Gift Shop stocks a wide range of gift ideas including a full portfolio of Jameson Irish Whiskeys.

 

The Ring of Kerry

 

The Ring of Kerry is one of Ireland's most rewarding driving routes. The 179-mile circular route begins and ends at Killarney and much of its length lies in the Killarney National Park (killarneynationalpark.ie).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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