Stunning Views from here

Garinish Island, Glengarriff. County Cork

2020-05-07T12:40:49+00:00

An island paradise, World famous gardens & friendly seals Garinish Island, also known as 'Ilnacullin' or 'Island of holly’ in Irish, is located in the sheltered harbor of Glengarriff in west Cork. The [...]

Garinish Island, Glengarriff. County Cork2020-05-07T12:40:49+00:00

The Gap of Dunloe. Dunloe Upper. County Kerry

2020-05-06T15:09:29+00:00

The original and probably the most spectacular tourist trail in Ireland The Gap of Dunloe has been one of the most popular tourist destinations in Ireland for 250 years. This stunning mountain pass [...]

The Gap of Dunloe. Dunloe Upper. County Kerry2020-05-06T15:09:29+00:00

Murrisk Abbey, Murrisk. County Mayo 1456

2020-05-08T09:13:43+00:00

the ancient starting point for pilgrims to climb Croagh Patrick  Murrisk Abbey in County Mayo was founded 1456 by the Augustinian Friars on the site of a former church reputedly founded by St [...]

Murrisk Abbey, Murrisk. County Mayo 14562020-05-08T09:13:43+00:00

Charles Fort, Kinsale. County Cork 1682

2020-04-29T17:58:09+00:00

One of the largest and finest British military installations in Ireland Charles Fort is a classic example of a late 17th-century star-shaped fort and is was one of the largest British military installations [...]

Charles Fort, Kinsale. County Cork 16822020-04-29T17:58:09+00:00

The Carrowkeel Cemetery, Ballymote. County Sligo c.3400BC

2020-05-06T14:07:44+00:00

One of the 'Big 4' ancient passage tomb cemeteries of Ireland The Carrowkeel Neolithic Cemetery is located near Ballymote on a desolate hilltop 1000 feet above sea level in County Sligo. It dates [...]

The Carrowkeel Cemetery, Ballymote. County Sligo c.3400BC2020-05-06T14:07:44+00:00

Buncrana Castle, Buncrana, County Donegal 1718

2020-04-29T07:17:22+00:00

The earliest and most important of the 'Big Houses' of Inishowen During the 18th century, large manor houses like this one were known as 'castles'. This house was built by Colonel George Vaughan [...]

Buncrana Castle, Buncrana, County Donegal 17182020-04-29T07:17:22+00:00

The Baily Lighthouse, Howth. County Dublin 1814

2020-04-30T18:11:21+00:00

The last lighthouse in Ireland to go automatic, Dublin Bay shipwrecks & The battle of Clontarf The Baily Lighthouse was built in 1814 on a rocky promontory on Howth overlooking Dublin Bay. It [...]

The Baily Lighthouse, Howth. County Dublin 18142020-04-30T18:11:21+00:00

Inch Island, Lough Swilly, County Donegal

2020-04-29T07:22:54+00:00

Significant bird colonies, An O'Doherty castle & Super spectacular views The beautiful Inch Island is located in Lough Swilly in County Donegal. This is not a ‘true’ island anymore because, in 1855, The [...]

Inch Island, Lough Swilly, County Donegal2020-04-29T07:22:54+00:00

Farren’s Bar, Malin Head. County Donegal

2020-04-28T23:03:27+00:00

Ireland's most northerly bar - next stop Iceland! Farren's Bar holds the claim to being Ireland's most northerly pub on the mainland. According to online blogs...it apparently has stools along the bar which [...]

Farren’s Bar, Malin Head. County Donegal2020-04-28T23:03:27+00:00

Killary Harbour, Lennane. County Galway

2020-05-08T08:54:24+00:00

Ireland's only fjord Killary Harbour is classified as Ireland's only fjord. It is located beside the beautiful village of Leenane which is often aptly described as the Gateway to Connemara. It forms a [...]

Killary Harbour, Lennane. County Galway2020-05-08T08:54:24+00:00

Carrantuohill Mountain, County Kerry 1,038.6 metres (3,407ft)

2020-05-07T12:43:13+00:00

Ireland's highest mountain Carrantuohill in co. Kerry is Ireland's highest mountain standing at 1,038 m or 3,406 ft. It is the central peak of the Macgillycuddy's Reeks range and is topped by a [...]

Carrantuohill Mountain, County Kerry 1,038.6 metres (3,407ft)2020-05-07T12:43:13+00:00

Banba’s Crown, Malin Head. County Donegal 1805

2020-04-28T22:56:09+00:00

Ireland's most northerly point, It's oldest rocks, The most shipwrecks & Europe's highest sand dunes Banba's Crown is located in Malin Head in County Donegal and is Ireland's most northerly building on the [...]

Banba’s Crown, Malin Head. County Donegal 18052020-04-28T22:56:09+00:00

Dalkey Island, Off south County Dublin

2020-04-29T17:19:34+00:00

An Ancient island near the stars with a thorn in it's side Dalkey Island lies less than 300 meters off the south Dublin coastline near the village of Dalkey. This 22-acre island has [...]

Dalkey Island, Off south County Dublin2020-04-29T17:19:34+00:00

Slieve League, Glencolumcille. County Donegal

2020-04-28T22:12:32+00:00

Amongst the highest sea cliffs in Europe The Slieve League Cliffs are among the highest sea cliffs in Europe rising 1972 feet above the Atlantic Ocean (making them nearly 3 times higher than [...]

Slieve League, Glencolumcille. County Donegal2020-04-28T22:12:32+00:00

Lambay Island, lies off North County Dublin

2020-05-09T08:44:01+00:00

Interesting historic island full of wildlife Lambay lies 4km off the north County Dublin coast and is the easternmost point of Ireland. In the Neolithic period, it was used as a production site [...]

Lambay Island, lies off North County Dublin2020-05-09T08:44:01+00:00

Loughcrew, Oldcastle. County Meath  3200BC      

2020-04-30T11:54:12+00:00

The best kept archaeological secret in Ireland Loughcrew has been described as ‘Ireland’s greatest archaeological secret’ and is one of the BIG 4 megalithic sites of Ireland (the others being Carrowkeel, Carrowmore, and [...]

Loughcrew, Oldcastle. County Meath  3200BC      2020-04-30T11:54:12+00:00

Glencullen House, Glencullen. County Dublin 1800

2020-04-26T14:34:36+00:00

Daniel O'Connell, The Valley of Holly & A a famous architect Glencullen House was built in 1800 and was possibly designed by the famous Irish architect, Francis Johnson. The house, along with it's [...]

Glencullen House, Glencullen. County Dublin 18002020-04-26T14:34:36+00:00

Kylemore Abbey, Pollacappul. County Galway 1871

2020-05-06T14:10:35+00:00

One of the most beautiful settings in Ireland Kylemore Abbey is located in a beautiful glaciated valley in Connemara, co. Galway. It was built in 1871 as a private residence for Manchester Industrialists [...]

Kylemore Abbey, Pollacappul. County Galway 18712020-05-06T14:10:35+00:00

Westport House, Westport. County Mayo 1730

2020-05-08T08:48:30+00:00

One of Ireland's most beautiful historic houses, Croagh Patrick & the Pirate Queen Westport House was built in 1730 and is considered to be one of Ireland's most beautiful historic homes. It was [...]

Westport House, Westport. County Mayo 17302020-05-08T08:48:30+00:00

Ballintoy Church, Ballintoy. County Antrim 1817

2020-04-26T15:07:01+00:00

A church with a big view, Notable families & Game of Thrones Ballintoy or ‘Baile an Tuaigh’ means ‘the northern townland’ in Irish. This church is perched on a hill above Ballintoy harbor [...]

Ballintoy Church, Ballintoy. County Antrim 18172020-04-26T15:07:01+00:00

Doe Castle, Cresslough. County Donegal c.1500

2020-05-07T06:48:28+00:00

The Mac Sweeneys, The O'Dohertys & The O'Neills, and even Brian McFadden from Westlife! Doe Castle was built by the MacSweeneys in the early 1500s and is similar in style to a Scottish [...]

Doe Castle, Cresslough. County Donegal c.15002020-05-07T06:48:28+00:00

Malin Bridge, Malin. County Donegal 1758

2020-04-28T23:09:41+00:00

The 2nd longest & most northerly stone bridge in Ireland Malin Bridge is located in Malin Town in County Donegal. This beautiful 10 arched bridge was built in 1758 over the Ballyboe river [...]

Malin Bridge, Malin. County Donegal 17582020-04-28T23:09:41+00:00
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