An Island in the North Atlantic, Ireland is separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea and St George's Channel. Ireland is the second largest island of the British Isles, the third largest in Europe and the twentieth largest on Earth.
Capital : Dublin
Dialing Code : +353
President : Michael D.Higgins
Prime Minister : Michael Martin
Dublin: The Republic of Ireland's Capital, home to The Book of Kells, Dublin Castle and Numerous Museums.
Ring of Kerry : The Ring of Kerry is a scenic drive around the Iveragh Peninsula in southwest Ireland’s County Kerry. Its 179kms-long, circular route takes in rugged and verdant coastal landscapes and rural seaside villages. Skellig Michael, a rocky island with an abandoned 7th-century Christian monastery, is a major destination point, with several boats from Portmagee making the 12km crossing during the warmer months.
Galway : Irish city with bustling Eyre Square, Medieval St., Nichola's Church & Vibrant arts scene.
Cork: Irish city known for its 19th century gaol, Shandon Church bells & Blarney Castle's famed stone.
Killarney : Southwest Ireland town known for Killarney National Park, Muckross House & Ross Castle.
Aran Islands : Irish Archipelago known for ancient sites like Dun Aonghasa fort & Church of St.Kevin, plus birds.
Dingle Peninsula : Irish-speaking area home to quaint towns, mountains & Ireland's westernmost point, Dunmore Head.
Limerick : Irish city with medieval sites like King John's Castle & St.Mary's Church, plus Hunt Museum Art.
Dingle : Irish Port Town on the Dingle Peninsula with Oceanworld Aquarium and Clifftop Dun Beag Fort.
Kilkenny : Medieval Irish Town know for Kilkenny Castle and its historic churches, plus local crafts & pubs.
Killarney National Park: Lush forested mountains, valleys and Lakes
Kinsale : Irish town by the River Bandon with the star-shaped Charles Fort and the Kinsale Regional Museum
Connemara National Park : Trails through mountains and woodland
Doolin : Irish Village known as a gateway to the Aran Islands, Cliffs of Moher & Orchids in the Burren.
Howth : Irish village near Dublin with Howth Castle, ruined St.Mary's Abbey and 19th Century Martello Tower.
Wiknow Mountains : Parks, hiking, mountains and monasteries
Sligo : Irish town on the Garavogue River known for Sligo County Museum and Poet W.B. Yeats plus Sligo Abbey.
Blarney : Irish Village known for the Blarney Stone in Blarney Castle plus Blarney Woollen Mills.
Cobh : Irish Port Town known for the Titanic Experience Cobh Heritage centre and large Fota Wildlife Park.
Westport : Town in western Ireland known for its Georgian town centre and the Great Weestern Greenway.
Tralee : Irish town known for the Rose of Tralee Festival Kerry County Museum and National Folk Theatre.
Clifden : Castles, cliffs, romantic places and ruins
Kenmare : Cliffs, Golf, Horseback riding and hiking
Donegal : Irish Town known for Donegal Castle, Four Masters Memorial Obelisk and the Railway Heritage Centre.
Bunratty : Castles, cliffs and open-air museums
Cashel, County Tipperary : Irish town with the Rock of Cashel hilltop medieval complex, Bru Boru Centre and Cashel Folk Village.
Achill Island : Island off Ireland's west coast with Keem Bay and Keel beaches, water sports and a Deserted Village.
Inishmore : Irish Island known for prehistoric DunAonghasa Fort, Worm Hotel Pool and Seven Churches ruins
Ennis : Cliffs, music, castles and Golf
Glenveagh : Wooded wilderness with castle & wildlife
Bray : Cliffs, Seaside resorts, hiking and Golf
Athlone : Irish town on the River Shannon known for Athlone Castle, the Clonmacnoise ruins and Lough Ree.
Malahide : Castles, estuaries, chateaus and gardens.
Wicklow : Harbors, Golf and shopping
Shannon : Irish town known for the Atlantic AirVenture complex plus nearby Bunratty and Knappogue castle
Adare : Castles, cliffs, golf, abbeys and gardens
Wexford : Irish town known for its National Opera House, West Gate Tower, Selskar Abbey and Bullring market.
Dun Laoghaire : Bayside home to the Maritime Museum with waterfront dining and swimming at nearby sandycove
Cong : Abbeys, castles, ruins and romantic places
Beara Peninsula : Hiking, cycling and Cliffs
Lahinch : Cliffs, surfing, Golf, yoga and beaches
Drogheda : Churches, water parks and art museums
Killary Harbour : Harbour and salmon
Valentia Island : Scenic island with preserved features
Malin Head : Star wars, aurora, cliffs and lighthouses
Blasket Islands : Whale, watching, dolphin and cliff
Portmagee : Cliffs, star wars, fishing and harbors
Letterkenny : Irish town with St. Eunan's Cathedral, Donegal County Museum and nearby Glenveagh National Park
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March to October is the best time to visit Ireland, summer is the busiest season. Rains year-round but rainfall peaks in winter. Some rural business may close late October-Early March.
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