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.
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Bunratty Castle & Folk Park is a must on your itinerary to Ireland. This is your chance to experience a window on Ireland’s past and explore the acclaimed 15th century Bunratty Castle and the 19th century Bunratty Folk Park. Book online & save 10%. Bunratty Castle. Welcome to Bunratty Castle, the most complete and authentic medieval castle in Ireland.
St Stephen's Green (Irish: Faiche Stiabhna) is a city centre public park in Dublin, Ireland. The current landscape of the park was designed by William Sheppard. It was officially re-opened to the public on Tuesday, 27 July 1880 by Lord Ardilaun.
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.
The Skellig Islands, once known as "the Skellocks", are two small, steep, and rocky islands lying about 13 km west of Bolus Head on the Iveragh Peninsula in County Kerry, Ireland. The larger of the two is Skellig Michael and, together with Little Skellig, are at the centre of a 364 hectares Important Bird Area established by BirdWatch Ireland in 2000. Skellig Michael is also famous for an early Christian monastery that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Skellig Michael is also one of Ireland’s most important sites for breeding seabirds both in terms of size of colonies and diversity of species. The well-preserved monastic remains have retained a strong spiritual after-life which appeals strongly to the human psyche.
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.
A castle was built on the perimeter of a monastic site in 1228 by the Anglo-Norman House of Burke. After more than three-and-a-half centuries under the de Burgos, whose surname became Burke or Bourke, Ashford passed into the hands of a new master, following a fierce battle between the forces of the de Burgos and those of the English official Sir Richard Bingham, Lord President of Connaught, when a truce was agreed.
The Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin enjoys an enviable reputation as one of Ireland's finest choirs. Tracing its origins to 1493 with the founding of the choir school, the cathedral choir has always been highly regarded in Dublin's musical life and took part in the first performance of Handel's Messiah in Dublin in 1742..
Saint Patrick's Cathedral (Irish: Ard-Eaglais Naomh Pádraig) in Dublin, Ireland, founded in 1191, is the National Cathedral of the Church of Ireland. With its 43-metre (141 ft) spire, St. Patrick's is the tallest church (not Cathedral) in Ireland and the largest.
About Muckross House, Gardens & Traditional Farms Muckross House, Gardens, and Traditional Farms represent the focal point and nucleus of Killarney National Park. This is Ireland's oldest National Park, and it includes the world famous Lakes of Killarney, as well as the mountains and woodlands that surround them.
Malahide Castle & Gardens is a beautiful & historic medievel castle, with a facinating story dating back to the 12th Century. Located on the beautiful north coast of Dublin City Malahide Castle was once owned by the Talbot Family for nearly 800 years and is one of the longest owned castles by one family in the country.
The Beara Peninsula straddles the border of Cork and Kerry in South-West Ireland. It is the next peninsula south of the famous Ring of Kerry. Quieter & more relaxed, I love this area for completely getting away from everything & for its the rugged Atlantic coastline.
Since John Jameson’s brave first steps into this building in 1780, Jameson have been focused on his ambition to create unforgettable experiences (along with great whiskey, of course). The new look Jameson Distillery Bow St. carries on this ambition through three fully guided experiences: Bow St. Experience, The Whiskey Makers, and The Whiskey Shakers - all of which have a firm focus on immersive storytelling.
The Spire of Dublin, alternatively titled the Monument of Light (Irish: An Túr Solais), is a large, stainless steel, pin-like monument 120 metres (390 ft) in height, located on the site of the former Nelson's Pillar on O'Connell Street in Dublin, Ireland
Inisheer Things to Do Inisheer is the smallest of the lovely Aran Islands in West Ireland. Take a look at some of the must-do activities that should be on your itinerary when you visit Inisheer. Áras Éanna Áras Éanna is Inisheer’s dedicated center for arts and culture.
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 Hill of Tara, known as Temair in gaeilge, was once the ancient seat of power in Ireland – 142 kings are said to have reigned there in prehistoric and historic times. In ancient Irish religion and mythology Temair was the sacred place of dwelling for the gods, and was the entrance to the otherworld.
Clonmacnoise is an ancient monastic site near Shannonbridge, County Offaly, and a top visitor attraction in Ireland. A walk amongst the peaceful stone ruins of this famous place will conjure images of the saints and scholars of Ireland’s renowned Golden Age of learning.
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 Take a fresh look at King John’s Castle and experience Limerick’s history as you have never done before… A brand new visitor experience that brings together the Castle’s remarkable archaeology and 21st century technology to help you discover the history of Limerick and King John’s Castle.
Dún Aonghasa (anglicized Dun Aengus) is the best-known of several prehistoric hill forts on the Aran Islands of County Galway, Republic of Ireland. It lies on Inishmore, at the edge of a 100 metre high cliff. A popular tourist attraction, Dún Aonghasa is an important archaeological site.
One of the National Museum of Ireland’s four branches, the National Museum: Archaeology opened in 1890 in Kildare Street, Dublin, and apart from the range of objects on display that help to uncover Ireland’s rich history and culture, the ornate building itself is a sight to behold.