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#1 of 8 Sights & Landmarks in Inishmore
It was absolutely breath-taking, the crashing waves, the birds, the flowers, the rocks, but the vastness of the ocean is a sight worth the climb.
You must be able to walk over stones, trails, and stone walls to get there, but if you like views of cliffs and ocean along with solitude this is the place.
#1 of 3 Sights & Landmarks in Tulsk
Very exciting visit hosted by Daniel and his fantastic team - lovely facilities - great exhibition area - most interesting tour complete with amazing celtic mythology - they certainly bring the past and legends to...
... to life by our local guide, Daniel Curley, whose encyclopedic knowledge combined with his delightful sense of humor and engaging personality brought the history of the site and the epic tales of Ireland to life.
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Dun Aonghasa

Inishmore
#2 of 8 Sights & Landmarks in Inishmore
o barrier to keep you away from the cliffs’ edge, but it is very exhilarating and an amazing archaeological site with a well layers out welcome and information center.
Dun Aonghasa, on the island of Inishmore in the Aran Islands, is a fabulously preserved prehistoric stone fort perched on the edge of a precipitous cliff with the wild Atlantic surging below.
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#1 of 10 Sights & Landmarks in Ballina
We were fortunate enough, the day before, to have toured the adjacent forest grounds with Rachel's Irish Adventures and that was amazing; the forest is beautiful and has some interesting points of interest through...
Very old castle with a lot of interesting history Great food Fantastic atmosphere and grounds Staff were very friendly and helpful
#2 of 3 Sights & Landmarks in Gort
The old cemetery surrounding is still in use but many of the headstones and tombs bear testimony to burials from earlier centuries.
The church has little details in the well preserved architecture of the windows, the head of a bishop or even King over the door, the stonework on the old Celtic crosses that grace the graveyard and I’m always fas...
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Bru na Boinne

Donore 24.8 mi away
#1 of 6 Sights & Landmarks in Donore
Amazing to learn about and visit a site older than the pyramids ... and enjoy the enthusiasm and hospitality of staff who bring the history and archaeology to life - as if for the first time.
They bus you to the two main sites (Knowth and Newgrange), everything is organised like clockwork yet you still get time to yourselves to look at the amazing burial grounds, take photos, go inside etc.
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#2 of 6 Sights & Landmarks in Donore
The tour guide was fabulous and I loved how well-run the tours were - you purchase tickets at the visitor center, take a bus to the site (only about 5-10 minutes away) and enjoy a short 30-40 minute tour of the si...
It has more information about the creation of the tombs, the guides are more knowledgable than those at Newgrange, you can climb on top of the tomb, there are WAY more stones with carved art in them, and WAY more...
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Monasterboice Monastic Site

County Louth 25.1 mi away
#4 of 59 Sights & Landmarks in County Louth
A short drive from Dublin Very nice cemetery Beautiful round tower Very nice old Celtic crosses ️ A very nice country side drive to this place Boyne valley is so nice
The High Crosses were also excellent with well preserved carvings on one in particular telling some Bible stories.
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Hill of Slane

Slane 28.3 mi away
#2 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Slane
It's, for those so disposed, an atmospheric walk from the proximate fenced cow pasture small parking area (don't leave valuables in site anywhere anytime) across a moody tranquil field to the hallowed remains, bur...
... old fireplaces and nooks and crannies .This is where in earlier days St Patrick came and lit his pascal fire before the druids did at Tara ,which outraged the then High King ,they then had a battle of miracles.
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#4 of 57 Sights & Landmarks in Sligo
Get the leaflet at the visitor centre and do the self-guided tour- many intriguing passage tombs - one of the largest neolithic burial sites Probably best for people who thrill on archeology We enjoyed our visit.
... of displays, created a laminated map guide for people to take with them, reconstructed most of the cairn for the most impressive passage tomb (known as Tomb 51), and hired very knowledgeable employees who will...
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Deserted Village

Achill Island
#1 of 6 Sights & Landmarks in Achill Island
The deserted villages and famine cemeteries are peaceful places where it is good to sit, enjoy the beauty around you and contemplate the history.
The attraction aside it is worth visiting just for the views, the deserted village itself gives an insight into the past and I found walking amongst the ruins quite humbling.

Swords Castle

Swords 7.8 mi away
#1 of 3 Sights & Landmarks in Swords
The buildings have been wonderful restored, with the chapel housing some of the most beautiful stained glass windows I have ever seen; and the mosaic in front of where the altar would have stood was breathtaking.
We stopped here for a quick tour, but our tour guide clued us in to several attractions around town known only to locals, including the well blessed by Saint Colmcille in 560 A.D.
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#1 of 8 Sights & Landmarks in Boyle
It was amazing tour experience with knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide Emer, who was able to recreate in her story lives of 12th century monks and show intriguing architectural details.
You get an excellent insight into the place and its history from the guys in the ticket office from its foundation to the destruction under King Hernry VIII's dissolution of the monasteries and about its restoration.
#3 of 8 Sights & Landmarks in Inishmore
I suppose we all travel for different reasons but if you are fascinated or even a bit curious about history then a stop here on your tour of the island is perfect.
I visited Na Seacht Teampaill with a great tour guide and was impressed by its amazing solemnity, history, and beauty.
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#2 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Inisheer
There is O'Brien's castle on top of the hill with gorgeous views, the holy well Tober Einne, the graveyard where you will find St Caomhan's grave and St Caomhan's church, the Plassey ship wreck, and the lighthouse.
a must see especially on a summers day a bit of a climb but the road is paved spectacular view of the island well worth a visit at sunset
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Maynooth Castle

Maynooth 14.4 mi away
#3 of 5 Sights & Landmarks in Maynooth
... facts, and told the stories / history in a witty way but also it was easy to understand! Alan is very passionate about the castle, simply because since his childhood he has been learning the rich history!
Free admission and Free guided tours!! Excellent exhibition and its presentation is very good and easy to understand!

Sli Grainne Mhaol

Achill Island
#2 of 6 Sights & Landmarks in Achill Island
... by funerals heading over the hill to Kildavnet church; then we scrambled up a short slope to a fantastic view of Cliara/Clare Island, Inis Toirc/Inishturk, Inis Bó Finne/Inishboffin and a panorama of mountains.
It was an overcast day, but still gorgeous views of the water, mountains and cliffs.

Hell-Fire Club

Dublin 7.4 mi away
#51 of 348 Sights & Landmarks in Dublin
The story of the sight is fascinating and if you love haunted tales you will love this.
The hellfire club has been a family outing many a time.

Hill of Tara

Navan 21.9 mi away
#3 of 5 Sights & Landmarks in Navan
great place to visit guide was fantastic great knowledge wonderful to get into the chamber really enjoyed it despite the rain
Before going on the main site, visit the old church on the way in and watch a film on the history of Tara so you can be well informed on what you are actually seeing and walking on.
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Black Castle

Wicklow 27.0 mi away
#3 of 13 Sights & Landmarks in Wicklow
Situated between the Wicklow harbour and the beautiful Wicklow cliff walk are the remains of the Black Castle ruins.
There is only the remnants of one partial external wall of the castle, however, there are some informative plaques located beside the site which explains some of the history or the castle.
#3 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Inisheer
It is quite a feeling to look out over Galway bay and the stone markers of the cemetery, and then turn one's gaze to the remains of this church.
what a fantastic sight to see the old ruins of a church buried in the sand accessible by road if you want to know the true story ask one of the local people
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Donaghmore Round Tower

Navan 30.3 mi away
#4 of 5 Sights & Landmarks in Navan
During a recent trip to Co Meath we discovered this charming little graveyard with the remains of a church and an exquisite round tower.
Lovely round tower in a peaceful graveyard just off the N51.

Dun Eochla

Inishmore
#4 of 8 Sights & Landmarks in Inishmore
If you are on the island for a few days...The first day should include the mandatory tourist Bicycle ride to Dun Aenghus...The second day...head in the opposite direction than the tourists and treat yourself to a...
Just past the old lighthouse which is also worth passing through.

Four Knocks

County Meath 17.5 mi away
#20 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in County Meath
The key for the entrance door to this passage tomb can be obtained from Mr. Fintan White whose directions can be found at the tomb.
You can climb around and on a structure that is older than the Pyramids.
#8 of 11 Sights & Landmarks in Cong
The Abbey and old Church are a must stop while in Cong, it's anice quiet stroll around the area, plenty of good scenery.
The old abbey ruins are on an extensive site, close to Loch Corrib and Ashford Castle in Cong.

Dowth Mound

Dowth 26.0 mi away
#1 of 1 Sights & Landmarks in Dowth

The Black Fort

County Galway
#60 of 153 Sights & Landmarks in County Galway

Tyrone House

Kilcolgan
#1 of 1 Sights & Landmarks in Kilcolgan
Entering the place is taken at a risk though, the structure of the house looks insecure, and the entrance arch that was once steps over the trench looks ready to giveaway.

Mainistir Bhuithe

Drogheda 25.0 mi away
#7 of 10 Sights & Landmarks in Drogheda
The old Celtic crosses are magnificent.
#6 of 11 Sights & Landmarks in Trim
... along the River Boyne is on the north side of the river and these ruins are located nearby the Old Bridge, but are on the south side of the river -- so you need to cross the river via the Old Bridge and there ...
The Priory has been here since the early 13th century.
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