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Spend Your Holiday Vacation Happily via Visiting Ireland’s Best Places

Europe, Travel Tips - Ross French - July 27, 2017

Nowadays, peoples always want to spend their vacation in unique attractive places. On that basis, visiting Ireland will give you great pleasure and memories in your life. Here in this article, you can find a description about top 10 attractive places to visit in Ireland.

• Cliffs of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher is generally considered as one of the most visited places in Ireland which having unique locations to spend your vacation. It is situated in western Ireland over the Atlantic Ocean of towering 214 meters. This place will offer you incredible views, where you can able to experience a lot.

• Ring of Kerry

The ring of Kerry is considered to be the most scenic tourist trail of Ireland, where one can able to feel the nature of fresh air and water along with greenery landscapes. It has been situated in southwestern Ireland from 120 miles of jaw dropping landscapes.

• The Giant’s Causeway

This place is one of the biggest gifts given by nature. It is considered to be the most dedicated tourist attractive place. It is located in Northern Ireland, where it is comprised of with 40, 000 multi-lateral basalt rock columns. This will look like giant stepping stones, where people can walk.

• Skellig Islands

Ireland’s great World Heritage Skellig Islands of UNESCO make a commendable side trek from the prominent Ring of Kerry visitor trail, a couple of little rough hills that ascent up from the ocean off the shore of Portmagee.

• Aran Islands

Here, numerous local people still speak Gaelic as their first dialect, live in little-cultivating groups and drive horse traps. The field is similarly charming – notable strongholds wavering on precipice tops, interminable sandy shorelines, and miles of rough coastline.

• Glenveagh National Park

Ireland’s second-biggest National Park at 14,000 sections of land, Glenveagh is County Donegal’s number 1 fascination, drawing climbers and anglers from everywhere throughout the nation. The earlier terminated Golden Eagle was reintroduced to the recreation center in 2000 and they share their environment with Ireland’s biggest crowd of red deer.

• The Burren

A psyche boggling scene of trenches, gaps, and rough hills, strolling over the Burren has been compared to strolling on the moon. Make sure to investigate you trek over the stones, as well – the rough territory sustains an amazing assortment of uncommon plants and creepy crawlies, with vivid wildflowers blossoming between the splits all through the spring.

• Connemara National Park

Another of Ireland’s National Parks, Connemara is well known for its crowd of local Connemara Ponies and its wild wide open, sprawling around the renowned Twelve Bens mountain run. Another highlight is the wonderful Kylemore Abbey, a previous religious community housed in one of Ireland’s most delightful manors.

• Glendalough

The sixth-century Christian settlement was established by St. Kevin and gloats a progression of noteworthy stays set against a background of pleasant Irish wide open. Wicklow is a nature darling’s heaven of Rolling Meadows, huge lakes, and slopes covered in purple heather.

• Cooley Peninsula

Appreciate the perspectives from the forested Mourne Mountains, stop off at the enchanting medieval town of Carlingford and walk the windswept coastline in one of the nation’s most remunerating off-the-beaten-track goals.

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The Best of Ireland

Destinations, Guest Posts - Ross French - June 4, 2011

Slieve_League Slieve League in County Donegal

Guest Post

If President Obama’s recent visit to Ireland taught us anything, it’s that the land of four leaf clovers is regarded so highly around the world. As a tourist destination, Ireland is full of many undiscovered gems, stunning stretches of coastline and of course, the bustling city of Dublin. Here are some of the must sees on any trip to the country…


Slieve League in County Donegal

Between Dublin and Limerick sits the small village of Moneygall, now made famous by the recent visit by the president. Why not enjoy a pint of Guinness at Ollie Hayes’s pub and follow in the footsteps of Mr. Obama? If you would rather taste a bit of Irish history, head to County Donegal, the bastion of the Irish language and Gaelic culture. Donegal castle in Donegal town is well worth a visit. The castle was once home to the infamous O’ Donnell clan who were one of the richest and most powerful families in Ireland in the 1600’s. As well as being ripe with history, Donegal is undoubtedly one of the most picturesque areas of the country. With rugged hills and beautiful beaches, the scenery is nothing short of spectacular. Slieve League is Ireland’s tallest sea cliff at 2000 ft. To get those all important photographs you need to head to One Man’s Path road from Teelin. To enjoy quiet time on the beach Stroove Beach off Greencastle is the place for you. With soft, white sand and sand dunes, this is a lovely place to relax. For water sports, Rossnowlagh or the ‘Heavenly Cove’ as it is commonly known is the place to go. With dramatic scenery, towering cliffs and shimmering waves, this is the perfect place to surf.


Dublin City Centre

For endless sightseeing all at your fingertips there is no where better than the city of Dublin. Ireland hotels are certainly well represented in the capital. For true luxury, you could do a lot worse than staying at the Harcourt Hotel. With contemporary design and great food, this is the perfect base for any city break. For the ultimate pint of Guinness, St James’s Gate Brewery is the place to visit. The famous, Irish beverage has been brewed there since 1759 and nowadays is open to the public as a museum. For a great shopping spree, Grafton Street should be on your list. The street is equally famous for its life-size, bronze statue of Thin Lizzy front man Phil Lynott.

Dublin is home to Trinity College, Ireland’s most prestigious university. Founded by Elizabeth 1st, the college has a rich history and is now open to tourists. You also cannot leave Trinity without viewing the Book of Kells held in the College Library. Containing words from the gospels and richly decorated, it would be criminal not to view the manuscript.

History, fantastic scenery, a good pint, Ireland has it all. With so many places to visit, it’s hard to know where to start. But no matter where you end up, just go easy on the Guinness. It’s a lot stronger over there…

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