Ireland’s Top Attractions

Newgrange – Bru na boinne

Newgrange was constructed over 5,000 years ago, making it older than the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt. Newgrange is an ancient Temple, a place of astrological, spiritual, religious and ceremonial importance, much as present day cathedrals are places of prestige and worship where dignitaries may be laid to rest… [More information on Newgrange – Bru na boinne]

Dublin City

Dublin is well-known for its friendliness and ‘craic’, it is indeed an exciting and vibrant city enriched with culture, history and heritage. The city is well over one thousand years old. There is much to see and do in Dublin, it has an abundance of wonderful tourist attractions only waiting to be discovered… [More information on Dublin City]

Glendalough Monastic Site and Lakes

Glendalough is one of Ireland’s most popular tourist destinations, unsurprising given its stunning landscapes, historic ruins and the beautiful walks it provides. Glendalough is among  the most important sites of monastic ruins in Ireland and has over one million visitors every year. It is also known as the city of the seven Churches. Fourteen centuries have passed since the death of its founder, St. Kevin, when the valley was part of Ireland’s Golden Age… [More information on Glendalough Monastic Site]

Giants Causeway

If you want to experience one of nature’s true wonders make sure to visit the Giant’s Causeway.  Once you have visited, you will quickly see why it has become one of Ireland’s top tourist attractions.  Visitors each year marvel at the beauty of the 40,000 unique hexagonal basalt columns which form stepping-stones that disappear downwards into the sea… [More information on Giants Causeway]

Ring of Kerry

The Ring of Kerry is without doubt Ireland’s most popular scenic drive and part of a mystical & unspoilt region of Ireland that has attracted visitors for hundreds of years. Its spectacular beauty is beyond question and it is a natural centre for outdoor pursuits that include golf, water sports, cycling, walking, running, riding and the very best in freshwater rivers for salmon & trout fishing, also at sea for bass, ray, Pollack, conger eel, cod, flounder, wrasse, mullet, mackerel and tuna. The Ring of Kerry has some of the Europe’s finest beaches and provides an amazing insight into the ancient heritage of Ireland. Visitors to Ireland should not miss a trip to the beautiful Ring of Kerry… [More information on Ring of Kerry]

Titanic Belfast Museum

Titanic Belfast is a ‘must see’ visit in any tour of Ireland. Housed in an iconic, six-floor building it is located in the heart of Belfast, right beside the historic construction site of this world-famous ship. As you walk through the doors of the attraction you will be introduced to the building’s giant atrium surrounded by the ship’s four hull shaped wings which house the beginning of the Titanic experience… [More information on Titanic Belfast Museum]

Cliffs Of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher are one of Ireland’s top Visitor attractions receiving almost one million visitors a year. The Cliffs are 214m high at the highest point and range for 8 kilometres over the Atlantic Ocean on the western seaboard of County Clare. O’Brien’s Tower stands proudly on a headland of the majestic Cliffs and was built in 1835. The Cliffs of Moher were originally the site of a gigantic river delta and were formed about 320 million years ago during the Carboniferous period…. [More information on Cliffs of Moher]

Rock Of Cashel

If you want to see the most incredible collection of Celtic art and medieval architecture in Europe pay a visit to the Rock of Cashel.  This historic site has many names and many stories to tell… [More information on Rock of Cashel]

Ireland’s Whiskey Distilleries

There’s no denying that Irish whiskey is one of the island’s tastiest exports. We are experts in the area it seems, and brands like Jameson, Paddy, Kilbeggan and Bushmills are enjoyed on the rocks or in cocktails across the world. There are strict but simple regulations governing whiskey production in Ireland, including an ageing process of at least three years and unlike Scotch whiskey and American bourbon… [More information on Ireland’s Whiskey Distilleries]

Blarney Castle And Blarney Stone

Blarney Castle is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Ireland, with more than 300,000 visitors a year. Most visitors’ ambition is to kiss the Blarney Stone. Discovery’s Travel Channel lists kissing the Blarney Stone amongst its 99 things to do before you die. Each year visitors travel to Ireland to kiss the famous Blarney Stone in search of the gift of the gab and the Irish gift of eloquence . Many celebrities, such as singer Mick Jagger… [More information on Blarney Castle and the Blarney Stone]

Clonmacnoise

Clonmacnoise is the most important early Christian site in the Midlands, it is situated in a beautiful landscape next to the Shannon and was  founded in 548 by St. Ciaran, the son of a master craftsman. The settlement soon became a major centre of religion, learning, trade, craftsmanship and politics, thanks in large part to its position at the major crossroads of the River Shannon and the gravel ridges of the glacial eskers. Religion was the central focus at Clonmacnoise but it always had a large lay population and thus looked more like a town than a monastery… [More information on Clonmacnoise]

Killarney

Killarney promotes itself as the gateway to the Ring of Kerry and has been Ireland’s foremost tourist destination  for many years.  The town although attractive is outshone by its surrounding countryside with  mountains, lakes, forests and natural beauty. It attracts visitors from around the  world. You can take a horse ride through this beauty via Jaunting Car, the local form of horse-drawn carriage. Killarney town has much to interest … [More Information on Killarney]

Clonmacnoise - Celtic Cross