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IrelandTravel Guide

Explore Ireland Region by Region

Guinness Storehouse, Dublin
Dublin
  • Visit here for:
  • Guiness Storehouse
  • Christ Church Cathedral
  • Trinity College
Cork, Ireland
Cork & Kerry
  • Visit here for:
  • Cork City
  • Blarney Castle
  • Ring of Kerry
The Cliffs of Moher
Galway & West
  • Visit here for:
  • Wild Atlantic Way
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Clonmacnoise Monastic Site
Hook Head, Ireland
The East
  • Visit here for:
  • Glendalough Monastic Site
  • Castletown House
  • Brú na Bóinne
Kilkenny Ireland
The South East
  • Visit here for:
  • Kilkenny City
  • Rock of Cashel
  • Tintern Abbey
Traditional Irish Music
Donegal & Sligo
  • Visit here for:
  • Amazing Golf
  • Glengesh Pass
  • Slieve League
Giant's Causeway
Northern Ireland
  • Visit here for:
  • Belfast City
  • Titanic
  • Giant's Causeway
Solo traveller admiring the coastal view in Ireland
Ireland Solo Travel
  • Ideal for:
  • Experiencing Culture
  • Discovering New Paths
  • Finding Inner Peace

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Map of Ireland

Whether it's your first time in Ireland or whether the Emerald Isle is already your second home, you can use this list to find the regions you would like to explore most.

Click on a place name to find out more about that region.

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Religion & Spirituality

Discover Ireland's ancient monastic settlements, its iconic churches and cathedrals, and its mystical, spiritual thin places.

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Irish Culture

A nation of poets, playwrights, thinkers and creators. See the homes and landscapes that inspired the likes of Swift, Wilde, Yeats, Joyce and Heaney.

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TV & Film

You've seen them on the big screen. Now experience Ireland's landscapes for yourself, visiting the sets of Game of Thrones, Star Wars and other classics.

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Irish Sports

The Gaelic Games are very important in Ireland, bringing people together to watch local and national teams compete in Gaelic Football, Hurling and Camogie.

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Castles & History

An ancient world awaits you. From within the stones of Ireland's ancient castles and monuments, the legends of ages past will reveal themselves to you.

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Food & Drink

The green landscapes, the craggy coastlines, the temperate climate and centuries of rural tradition gift Ireland with some truly amazing produce.

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Outdoor Pursuits

Don't forget your camera as you head outdoors in Ireland. Some magnificent landscapes await you whether you're walking, cycling, sailing or climbing.

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Island Life

As well as being an Island itself, Ireland is surrounded by smaller islands with tiny populations and fascinating backstories. We're working our way through them!

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News & Events

Find out what's coming up and what's been going down in Ireland. Everything from family days and food festivals to St Paddy's and Storm Ophelia.

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Skiing in the Galtee Mountains during Storm Emma 2018
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