Welcome to Ireland
12 Of Our Favorite Places in Ireland
July 12, 2020
Although Ireland is a small country, it is brimming with exciting and new pursuits. From its youthful and fast-moving society to its intriguing art, literature and music scene, there are a plethora of pastimes to discover. Peppered with historic landmarks, Ireland’s elegant streets, steeped in history, will leave you mesmerized.
The Cliffs of Moher, Clare
The towering Cliffs of Moher are a spectacle to behold! Reaching 702ft above sea level and spanning almost 9 miles along the County Clare coast, the views are staggering. The perfect perch to watch the sun setting behind the Atlantic Ocean, the cliffs are a true natural wonder.
Situated in the North-West of Galway in Ireland, the Connemara wilderness is mystical and hauntingly beautiful. Stretching across the County Galway, dotted with lakes, rugged coastline and small towns, the kaleidoscope of colors sweeping the landscapes change by the second!
Ring of Kerry
The Ring of Kerry is a 179km circular route around the Iveragh Peninsula in County Kerry in South Western Ireland. It comprises the towns of Killarney, Beaufort, Killorglin, Glenbeigh, Cahersiveen, Waterville, Caherdaniel, Sneem and Kenmare. Hike the highest mountain in the country and surf or fish in the glorious ocean.
Dublin, Ireland’s capital, is intersected by the majestic River Liffey. With ancient architecture and a myriad of city parks, entertainment resides around every corner.
Galway, a bohemian paradise, is one of the European capitals of culture for 2020. Celebrating creativity and craft, the university town is proud of its Irish heritage and most of its inhabitance speak Gaelic. The Galway International Arts Festival takes place in the summer and attracts art-lovers from across the globe.
Wild Atlantic Way
The Wild Atlantic Way is a scenic route ideal for road trips. Winding along the western coast of Ireland from Malin Head in Donegal through Sligo, Mayo, Galway, Clare, and Kerry to the picturesque fishing town of Kinsale in Cork. Stop to explore the quaint towns and villages and take in the ethereal nature of your surroundings.
Cork, Ireland’s second-largest city, is located in the south-west. With incredible local produce, shopping in Cork is a real treat! There is also a myriad of fine art galleries, including
the Glucksman and Crawford art galleries. Interestingly, in 1912, the Titanic docked nearby in the Cobh port, for the last time, before its demise.
Sliabh Liag, Donegal
Sliabh Liag Cliffs, known as the finest and highest marine cliffs in Europe, are a real crowd-pleaser. Towering almost 2000ft above the ocean, the views from the top are surreal.
Glendalough, a small historic town in Wicklow county, Ireland, is located in a beautiful valley and is glorious! There is plenty of well-preserved buildings, erected in the 12th century, as well as the ruins of even older churches. Other exciting persuits include, rock climbing, hiking, fishing and boating.
Rock Of Cashel, Tipperary
Cashel, County Tipperary, Ireland is renowned for The Rock of Cashel, a jagged outcrop with the velvety green landscape surrounding it. Immerse yourself in the grassy
plains, peppered with limestone outcrops and let Ireland’s majesty astound you.
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