Guinness is synonymous with Ireland and no visit to Dublin is complete without a trip to the Guinness Storehouse – the Home of Guinness. Located in the heart of the legendary St. James’s Gate Brewery in Dublin, this production site has been home to the Guinness Brewery since 1759, when Arthur Guinness signed a lease for 9,000 years.
The Dingle Peninsula or Corca Dhuibhne stretches 30 miles (48 kilometres) into the Atlantic Ocean from Ireland's south-west coast. The peninsula is dominated by the range of mountains that form its spine, running from the Slieve Mish range to Mount Brandon, Ireland's second highest peak.
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Welcome to Powerscourt Estate, one of Ireland's leading tourism attractions featuring Powerscourt House & Gardens and Two Championship Golf Courses. Welcome to Powerscourt Estate, one of Ireland's leading tourism attractions featuring Powerscourt House & Gardens and Two Championship Golf Courses.
Kilmainham Gaol is a former prison in Kilmainham, Dublin, Ireland. It is now a museum run by the Office of Public Works, an agency of the Government of Ireland. Many Irish revolutionaries, including the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising, were imprisoned and executed in the prison by the British.
Connemara National Park Connemara National Park at Letterfrack, is the West of Ireland's only national park, encircling a kaleidoscope of Connemara's most spectacular scenery in a 4,942-acre setting. With very little man-made development, it is a blend of mountains, bogs, heaths, grasslands, rivers, waterfalls, and nature trails.
Muckross House, Gardens and Traditional Farms is Kerry's premier visitor attraction. Set in the heart of Killarney National Park, known throughout the world for its scenic beauty and cultural attractions, including the magnificent house itself, craft workshops and 1920's style working farm
Ross Castle is located just outside the town of Killarney on the Ross Road. It is very well signposted and easy to find. Originally the home of an Irish Chieftain (O’ Donoghue Ross) Ross Castle Killarney was probably built in the late 15 th century. The castle is a typical example of the stronghold of an Irish Chieftain during the Middle Ages.
The Boyne (An Bhóinn or Abhainn na Bóinne in Irish) is a river in the east of Ireland, the course of which is about 112 kilometres (70 miles) long. It rises at Trinity Well, Newberry Hall, near Carbury, County Kildare, and flows northeast through County Meath to reach the Irish Sea between Mornington, County Meath and Baltray, County Louth.
You’ll be invited to touch, smell, and most importantly, taste Jameson in the original Bow St. Distillery buildings. An exciting part of their Whiskey Makers & Whiskey Shakers experiences is a visit to their live Maturation Warehouse, where you’ll get to taste Jameson straight from the barrel.
A visit to the National Gallery of Ireland is free. Since 1854, when it opened its doors for the first time, the National Gallery of Ireland has always believed that the National Collection is the nation’s collection and as such is available for your pleasure almost all year round. For 361 days a year the National Gallery of Ireland will inspire, delight and entertain you with tours, workshops, lectures and concerts and all for free.
Sitting within the curved arm of the River Boyne, Brú na Bóinne safeguards the largest collection of megalithic art in Western Europe, dotted across over 90 Neolithic monuments. Best known of these are the vale's three most spectacular sites: Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth.
The Ha'penny Bridge (Irish: Droichead na Leathphingine, or Droichead na Life), known later for a time as the Penny Ha'penny Bridge, and officially the Liffey Bridge, is a pedestrian bridge built in May 1816 over the River Liffey in Dublin, Ireland. Made of cast iron, the bridge was cast in Shropshire, England.
Dublinia, is a not for profit heritage centre located at Christ Church, the crossroads of Dublin’s medieval city. There are four exciting self-guiding exhibitions at Dublinia. Visit and meet the Vikings face to face, Learn about life in Medieval Dublin, explore the world of a History Hunter and see a medieval view of a modern city from our Medieval Tower.
The Hill of Tara, located near the River Boyne, is an archaeological complex that runs between Navan and Dunshaughlin in County Meath, Ireland. It contains a number of ancient monuments and, according to tradition, was the seat of the High King of Ireland.
Dunguaire Castle. Dunguaire Castle and its history lies at the heart of the Ireland’s literary revival in the early 20th century. It was built in 1520 by the O’Hynes clan on the picturesque shores of Galway Bay. This restored 16th century tower house sits on a rocky outcrop on the shores of Galway Bay.
The Chester Beatty Library is a must-see on any Dublin visitor's itinerary, and admission is free. Housed in an eighteenth-century Clock Tower Building in the gardens of Dublin Castle, it is one of Ireland’s best cultural attractions and is the only museum in Ireland to win 'European Museum of the Year'.
Croagh Patrick (Irish: Cruach Phádraig, meaning "(Saint) Patrick's Stack"), nicknamed the Reek, is a 764 metres (2,507 ft) mountain and an important site of pilgrimage in County Mayo, Ireland. It is 8 kilometres (5 mi) from Westport, above the villages of Murrisk and Lecanvey.
King John's Castle (Irish: Caisleán Luimnigh) is a 13th-century castle located on King's Island in Limerick, Ireland, next to the River Shannon. Although the site dates back to 922 when the Vikings lived on the Island, the castle itself was built on the orders of King John in 1200.
Known as Dún Aonghasa, archaeologists have long studied the sprawling fort’s remnants, located 100 meters above the crashing waves of the North Atlantic, and for just as long they have come up with little distinct evidence pointing to when, precisely, the structure was created.