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Galway Christmas Market – A Winter Wonderland in Galway
Galway's annual Christmas Market in Eyre Square is a winter wonderland and the perfect place to visit to kick of the festive season. This year, the Galway Christmas Market will be running until 22nd December. Make a day or weekend of it and explore everything the fantastic city of Galway has to offer. #galwaychristmasmarket #galway #ireland #christmas
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A Tour of Spike Island – What to Expect When Visiting
A visit to Spike Island is a fascinating glimpse into Ireland's history. Leaving from the beautiful town of Cobh, Co. Cork you will travel across Cork Harbour to this 104 acre island. Explore the star-shaped Fort Mitchel and discover the islands dark past. #spikeisland #cobh #cork #ireland
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Huntington Castle & Gardens
Looking for Ireland's hidden gems? Visit magnificent Huntington Castle in Carlow and take a tour of the house before exploring the fabulous gardens. The current owners are direct descendants of Lord Esmonde who built the castle back in 1625. Walk under th
the most epic things to do in ireland after lockdown is over
The Most Epic Things To do in Ireland After Lockdown is Over
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Galway Christmas Market – A Winter Wonderland in Galway
Galway's annual Christmas Market in Eyre Square is a winter wonderland and the perfect place to visit to kick of the festive season. This year, the Galway Christmas Market will be running until 22nd December. Make a day or weekend of it and explore everything the fantastic city of Galway has to offer. #galwaychristmasmarket #galway #ireland #christmas
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Birr Castle Gardens in Ireland
Birr Castle Gardens are one of the many attractions in Ireland's midlands. Home to the Parsons family for 400 years, the wonderful gardens are a must see. With 10km of walkways and 120 acres you'll find plenty to see and do. There are over 2000 plant species and 40 champion trees. If you're traveling with kids, good luck getting them to leave the adventure playground and Ireland's tallest treehouse! #visitoffaly #ireland #irelandwithkids #birrcastle #birrcastlegardens
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Clifden Castle
Though Clifden Castle in Connemara is sadly an abandoned ruin now, much of the exterior is largely intact and it remains a very impressive sight to see. Don't miss Clifden Castle if you are staying in nearby Clifden town or exploring in the vicinity. It's definitely worth a visit. #clifdencastle #clifden #galway #connemara #ireland
the christmas market in galway is lit up with lights and reindeers on display
Galway Christmas Market – A Winter Wonderland in Galway
Galway's annual Christmas Market in Eyre Square is a winter wonderland and the perfect place to visit to kick of the festive season. This year, the Galway Christmas Market will be running until 22nd December. Make a day or weekend of it and explore everything the fantastic city of Galway has to offer. #galwaychristmasmarket #galway #ireland #christmas
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Ireland's only cable car ride to Dursey Island
Dursey Island cable car should be at the top of your list if you’re looking for fun and unique things to do in Ireland. Located at the end of the beautiful Beara Peninsula the cable car takes you to the stunning island of Dursey in under 10 minutes. Spend
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Mizen Head – Ireland’s most Southwesterly Point
Exploring spectacular Mizen Head in Cork is an exhilarating adventure! Cross the iconic Mizen Head Bridge, take the marked pathways leading you to great views, wander through the former Light Keeper's Quarters and Signal Station. And keep your eyes open f
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Guinness Storehouse - a guide to Ireland's No. 1 attraction
Welcome to the official home of Guinness! Everything you need to know about visiting the Guinness Storehouse at the St James's Gate Brewery. This is one of the top things to do in Dublin. Find out how to make the most of your visitor, save money on ticket
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Huntington Castle & Gardens
Looking for Ireland's hidden gems? Visit magnificent Huntington Castle in Carlow and take a tour of the house before exploring the fabulous gardens. The current owners are direct descendants of Lord Esmonde who built the castle back in 1625. Walk under the 500 year old Yew trees. A definite highlight in the gardens and hear about the fascinating Temple of the Goddess in the castle basement. You can even stay longer and enjoy a night in one of the castle rooms! #huntingtoncastle #carlow #ireland
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Clifden Castle
Though Clifden Castle in Connemara is sadly an abandoned ruin now, much of the exterior is largely intact and it remains a very impressive sight to see. Don't miss Clifden Castle if you are staying in nearby Clifden town or exploring in the vicinity. It's definitely worth a visit. #clifdencastle #clifden #galway #connemara #ireland
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Ireland's only cable car ride to Dursey Island
Dursey Island cable car should be at the top of your list if you’re looking for fun and unique things to do in Ireland. Located at the end of the beautiful Beara Peninsula the cable car takes you to the stunning island of Dursey in under 10 minutes. Spend
the guinness storehouse dublin is one of the best things to do in dublin, ireland
Guinness Storehouse - a guide to Ireland's No. 1 attraction
Welcome to the official home of Guinness! Everything you need to know about visiting the Guinness Storehouse at the St James's Gate Brewery. This is one of the top things to do in Dublin. Find out how to make the most of your visitor, save money on ticket
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A locals guide to Ireland's Real Capital in the Rebel County ... Cork City
“It’s always Cork first and Ireland second,” said Roy Keane in RTE documentary, Have Boots Will Travel. Cork (Corcaigh) is a city with a little bit of everything and a touch of magic. Ireland’s second city is located in the south-west of Ireland, in the province of Munster. The city centre is an island positioned between two channels of the River Lee which meet downstream at the eastern end of the city centre, where the quays along the river lead outwards towards Lough Mahon and Cork Harbour, on
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Ireland with kids: four road trip ideas from Dublin - mummytravels
Taking a road trip in Ireland with kids. Four road trip ideas from Dublin with kids - from the capital to Ireland's second city Cork and medieval Kilkenny, the Ring of Kerry and Killarney, the Wild Atlantic Way and across the border to see Game of Thrones and the Giant's Causeway #irelandroadtrip #irelandwithkids #mummytravels
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The Best Places to Visit in Ireland
Make sure when you travel to Ireland you use this guide to add best stops in Ireland to your itinerary.
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National Parks of Ireland
An introduction to Ireland's National Parks. Ireland has a total of 6 national parks offering lots of hiking and walking opportunities and stunning landscapes. If you're visiting Ireland be sure to include 1 or more of our national parks on your travel itinerary. National Parks in Ireland | Ireland travel | Ireland Itineraries | Hiking in Ireland| Places to visit in Ireland | Top things to do in Ireland | Irish National Park #ireland #travelireland #nationalparksireland #thingstodoinireland
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A Tour of Spike Island – What to Expect When Visiting
A visit to Spike Island is a fascinating glimpse into Ireland's history. Leaving from the beautiful town of Cobh, Co. Cork you will travel across Cork Harbour to this 104 acre island. Explore the star-shaped Fort Mitchel and discover the islands dark past. #spikeisland #cobh #cork #ireland
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Wild Atlantic Way Itinerary - Ireland's Most Epic Road Trip
Planning an Ireland road trip? Are you wondering how to road trip Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way? Here's how to see a lot of Ireland itinerary, including stops in Kinsale, Killarney, the Cliffs of Moher, Galway, Donegal, and more! Also includes how to get around, accommodation and more! | #visitireland #bucketlist #Ireland
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11 Best Things To Do in Kerry, Ireland (For 2024) - Ireland Travel Guides
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10 Things To Do In Sligo Ireland
10 Things To Do In Sligo Ireland | Sligo travel tips | Sligo Sligo travel ideas | Sligo travel destinations | Ireland travel tips | Ireland travel ideas | Ireland travel destinations #Sligo #travel #Ireland #europe
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60 Unique Things to do in Ireland
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Georgeous Glenveagh Castle & National Park Donegal
Glenveagh National Park and Glenveagh Castle lay deep in the heart of Donegal County Ireland. #travelIreland #Ireland #Donegal #Glenveagh #RepublicofIreland #castlesofIreland #Irishnationalpark #wildwildwest #wildatlanticWay #travel #visitIreland
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12 Most Unique Things to Do in Dingle, Ireland
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The 12 Best Things to Do in Doolin, Ireland
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A Ring of Kerry Road Trip
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Rathlin Island a not so hidden gem on the Antrim Coast
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Huntington Castle & Gardens in Carlow
Looking for Ireland's hidden gems? Visit magnificent Huntington Castle in Carlow and take a tour of the house before exploring the fabulous gardens. The current owners are direct descendants of Lord Esmonde who built the castle back in 1625. Walk under th
the guinness storehouse dublin is one of the best things to do in dublin, ireland
Guinness Storehouse - a guide to Ireland's No. 1 attraction
Welcome to the official home of Guinness! Everything you need to know about visiting the Guinness Storehouse at the St James's Gate Brewery. This is one of the top things to do in Dublin. Find out how to make the most of your visitor, save money on ticket
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36 BEST THINGS TO DO IN IRELAND
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Cliffs of Moher Travel Guide: HELPFUL Tips, Map & Photos
Cliffs of Moher, Ireland. Walking the Cliffs trail. Travel photography and inspiration.
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Airbnb Ireland - Castles, Villas and Quirky Rentals - Life From A Bag
The Best Of Airbnb Ireland - From ancient castles on the west coast to converted churches and the world's first self-catering pub, these are Ireland's best budget, luxury and unusual Airbnb holiday rentals!
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Planning A Trip To Ireland? Everything You Need To Know in 2023
In this post, you will find top tips written by a local about everything you need to know before visiting Ireland. From currency, driving, food, Irish slang - this guide has you covered. #irelandtravel #irelandtraveltips #thingstoknowbeforevisitingireland #dublintips #localguidetoireland #irelandtravelguide #irishslang
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Exploring South West Ireland: Galway, Dingle & Cork | The Travel Tester
Exploring South West Ireland
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Birr Castle Gardens – a springtime delight
Birr Castle Gardens are one of the many attractions in Ireland's midlands. Home to the Parsons family for 400 years, the wonderful gardens are a must see. With 10km of walkways and 120 acres you'll find plenty to see and do. There are over 2000 plant species and 40 champion trees. If you're traveling with kids, good luck getting them to leave the adventure playground and Ireland's tallest treehouse! #visitoffaly #ireland #irelandwithkids #birrcastle #birrcastlegardens
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Mizen Head – Ireland’s most Southwesterly Point
Exploring spectacular Mizen Head in Cork is an exhilarating adventure! Cross the iconic Mizen Head Bridge, take the marked pathways leading you to great views, wander through the former Light Keeper's Quarters and Signal Station. And keep your eyes open f
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Kilbeggan Distillery – Ireland’s oldest licensed distillery
If you're looking to do a whiskey tour in Ireland, why not start where it all began at the Kilbeggan Distillery in Westmeath. There’s no better place to learn about the history of whiskey, the process of distillation and of course to sample some of the finished product! #kilbeggan #irishwhiskey #ireland
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Victor's Way Indian Sculpture Park -A Weird and Wonderful experience
Deep in the Wicklow mountains of Ireland, an unusual garden full of statues from Buddhism is an unexpected site. But whats it all about? Why are these statues here? And what is there meaning? All and more is revealed in my blog. Its a real treat for the senses. #ireland #wicklow #wicklowmountains #victorsway
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Kilbeggan Distillery – Ireland’s oldest licensed distillery
If you're looking to do a whiskey tour in Ireland, why not start where it all began at the Kilbeggan Distillery in Westmeath. There’s no better place to learn about the history of whiskey, the process of distillation and of course to sample some of the finished product! #kilbeggan #irishwhiskey #ireland
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Things to do in Mayo, Ireland
There are so many wonderful things to do in Mayo, Ireland. From hiking Croagh Patrick to Ballycroy National Park and more. The town of Westport is know for its colourful shops and nearby Westport House. Check out Achill island, cycle the greenway or try out one of the many adventure activities on offer.
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How to Do a Fun Weekend in Kilkenny City
Learn about how to spend a weekend in Kilkenny City Ireland. Take the train from Dublin to Kilkenny and discover fun things to do in Kilkenny. Experience for yourself what there is to see and do in the heart of Kilkenny town. #Kilkenny #Ireland
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Boa Island and the mystery of the Caldragh Janus Head
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Diamond Hill Walks – enjoy 360 views of Connemara
Enjoy some of the best views in Ireland from the summit of Diamond Hill in Connemara. This is one of the most popular hikes in Ireland thanks to its easily accessible trails and spectacular 360 views over Connemara and the Atlantic coast.
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12 Most Epic Things to Do in Dingle, Ireland
Looking for the best things to do in Dingle, Ireland? Check out this list of 12 great things to do in Dingle. There are so many reasons to add Dingle to your Ireland itinerary | What to Do in Dingle Ireland | Dingle Travel Guide | Dingle Itinerary | Weekend in Dingle | #dingle #ireland
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What to Do on the Dingle Peninsula in 3 Days
What to Do on the Dingle Peninsula in 3 Days | The scenic Dingle Peninsula should be on everyone’s Ireland bucket list. This, Ireland’s western-most peninsula, is full of remote serenity, incredible views, and ancient tradition. There's so much to see and do on the Dingle Peninsula; I recommend setting aside a 3-day weekend to make sure you explore it all. Use this comprehensive travel itinerary to spend 3 days on Ireland's Dingle Peninsula. | Find more travel tips at PaigeMindsTheGap.com
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The Best Places in Ireland to Visit By Train from Dublin
Dublin to Cork City by train. The best places in Ireland to visit by train. Ireland by train. See Ireland by train from Dublin. Rail trips in Ireland. Travel by rail in Ireland. Ireland by rail. Ireland without a car. #Ireland #train University College Cork
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The 8 Absolute Best Day Trips from Dublin
Traveling to Ireland? Then you will want to read this. Here are the ABSOLUTE BEST day trips from Dublin so that you can get to know the Irish countryside! | dublin day trips | traveling to dublin | dublin travel tips | things to do in dublin | ireland travel tips | what to do in dublin | dublin itinerary #Travel #Ireland #Dublin #DayTrips #mapsnbags
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Victor's Way Indian Sculpture Park -A Weird and Wonderful experience
Deep in the Wicklow mountains of Ireland, an unusual garden full of statues from Buddhism is an unexpected site. But whats it all about? Why are these statues here? And what is there meaning? All and more is revealed in my blog. Its a real treat for the senses. #ireland #wicklow #wicklowmountains #victorsway
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Visiting the Gorgeous Glenveagh Castle & National Park
Glenveagh National Park and Glenveagh Castle lay deep in the heart of Donegal County Ireland. #travelIreland #Ireland #Donegal #Glenveagh #RepublicofIreland #castlesofIreland #Irishnationalpark #wildwildwest #wildatlanticWay #travel #visitIreland
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Amazing 2 Day Kilkenny Itinerary
Our two day Kilkenny itinerary that will entertain everyone. #travel #Ireland #Kilkenny #Europe #familytravel, Ireland travel, Ireland photography, Kilkenny things to do, food, restaurants, medieval castle, Ireland road trip, bucket list activities and attractions, Dunmore Cave, Rock of Cashel, Kilkenny Castle, Shenanigans walking tour, Medieval mile, Ireland travel tips, Destinations in Europe, European travel, Europe travel destinations, Europe travel guide, interactive maps, teens, kids
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How To Take An Easy Day Trip to the Cliffs of Moher from Dublin, Ireland | Finn McCools Tours
The Cliffs of Moher should be at the top of your list if you're visiting and traveling around Ireland! It’s a super easy day trip from Dublin too, just like I did. You could rent a car, take a day trip on a train, or do a tour bus group like I did! Don’t forget to stop in Galway along the way and take in some more beautiful sights! | Galway Day Trip | Cliffs of Moher Photography | Ireland Amazing Places | Ireland Photography
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Check out this Ultimate Guide to Ireland. You'll find all the information you need to plan your dre
Check out this Ultimate Guide to Ireland. You'll find all the information you need to plan your dream trip to Ireland. Check this out at TrudyTraveler.com#Ireland #Irelandtravel #Irelandtrip #Irelandtripplanning #Irelandtips #Irelandmustknow #irelandtraveltipsthingstodo #europedestinations
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5 Things to do in Donegal
Whether you love the idyllic countryside, ancient burial grounds, animals (seals to sheep), or castles and boat tours, Donegal has it all! Check it out by clicking on the post, and start planning your Ireland #itinerary #Ireland #Donegal #castle #reflectionsenroute
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The Best Time to Visit Ireland
Do you want to know what's the weather like in Ireland or what's the best time to visit Ireland? This post will not only tell you about the best month to visit Ireland in general or the best time to go to Ireland according to activities, it will also give you a detailed breakdown of Ireland weather month by month, when Ireland's peak tourist season is and a lot more!
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Climbing Galtymore from Kings Yard
If you're looking for great hikes in Ireland then add this one to your list. Galtymore is the highest of the Galtee Mountains, a range that stretches for 30 kms between Tipperary and Limerick. It is also the highest point of both those counties, so you can feel twice as good when you reach the top! If you're a fan of amazing views and like a challenge then climbing Galtymore is just the hike for you. #galtymore #ireland #hikesinireland #hikingireland
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Discover the Best of Ireland with this 7 Day Ireland Itinerary without a Car
The perfect one week Ireland itinerary - without a car. No road trips with this 7 day Ireland itinerary, but you will still see all of the best destinations in Ireland. Start your trip in Dublin, then travel to Galway, the Aran Islands and the Cliffs. You'll get my top tips for how to travel in Ireland for seven days without a car!
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Ireland with Kids: Complete Travel Guide
CLICK HERE to start planning your family trip to Ireland! It's an amazing country for travelers of all ages and there are so many wonderful things to do in Ireland with kids. Find out the best places in Ireland with kids, how to plan your Ireland itinerary and more. | Ireland family vacation | Ireland travel | Ireland vacation | Ireland with children | #Ireland #travel #familytravel #travelwithkids #Europe
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Amazing Day Trips from Dublin, Ireland
If you plan to base yourself in Dublin for your Ireland vacation, you'll want to venture out a bit. These are my favorite day trips from Dublin.