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Places to Visit in Ireland

The range of places to visit in Ireland is massive. Among Ireland's most famous attractions are places such as the Giant's Causeway, the Guinness Storehouse, Newgrange, and Glendalough. Many of the places to visit in Ireland are of a historical significance, but for visitors with a more modern outlook there is also an excellent choice.

Families coming to Ireland are well catered for when it comes to fun and exciting things to see and do. Examples of these are Dublin Zoo (third oldest Zoo in the world), the Irish National Heritage Park, Fota Island Wildlife Park, Bunratty Castle and the Marble Arch caves.

Ireland's long and eventful history can be traced through places such as the National Museum, Trim Castle, Kilmainham Gaol, Craggaunowen, the Rock of Cashel, the Hill of Tara, and Dublin Castle.

People interested in spectacular outdoor scenery are spoilt when they come to Ireland. All parts of the country have their particular charming and sometimes dramatic scenery. Areas such as the Wicklow Mountains National Park, the Cliffs of Moher, the Glens of Antrim, and the Ring of Kerry boast outstanding natural beauty.

Narrow your search by location:

Kildare (20)
Meath (22)
Wicklow (36)
Below you will see a selection of the most popular listings. To see all listings, please narrow your search using one of the links above to find what you are looking for.

Druid's Heath Golf Club

Druid's Heath Golf ClubCo Wicklow, Ireland
In keeping with the tradition of the Druids Glen Resort, the sensational Druids Heath championship course provides a unique and thrilling experience for all golfers. Maintained to tour standards, the golf course is carved from the natural landscape
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Tulfarris Golf Club

Tulfarris Golf ClubTulfarris Village, Near Blessington, Co Wicklow, Ireland
The 18 hole championship golf course was designed by Irelands renowned golf architect, Patrick J. Merrigan. The imaginative use of the natural landscape to blend an exciting design into an excellent golf layout is evident throughout the course. No t
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Rathsallagh Golf Club

Rathsallagh Golf ClubCo Wicklow, Ireland
Designed by Christy O'Connor Jnr and Peter McEvoy the golf course at Rathsallagh has rapidly taken its place as one of the top golf courses in Ireland. After only two years in operation it was officially listed in the top 30 (out of over 350) of Ire
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Glen of the Downs Golf Club

Glen of the Downs Golf ClubGlen of the Downs, Co Wicklow, Ireland
This Parkland designed course which measures 6,443 yards from the back tees, plays much like a links course. The entire course has been designed and built to USGA specifications with sand based greens and tees. Course Designer Peter McEvoy's concept
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Newgrange/Brú na Bóinne

Newgrange/Brú na BóinneDonore, Co. Meath, Ireland
Newgrange is undoubtedly one of IrelandÂ’s most significant and most spectacular passage-grave (a passage tomb covered by a large mound). It dates from 3000BC. It has also the special quality in that on every 21 December the sun shines directly through it,
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Hill of Tara

Navan, Co. Meath, Ireland
This ancient site, and one of Ireland's premier attractions, was the symbolic seat of IrelandÂ’s High Kings until the 11th century. Ring forts can be seen but unfortunately some were damaged by English searching for the Ark of the Covenant. It once had rel
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Trim Castle

Trim CastleTrim, Co. Meath, Ireland
Trim Castle is the largest Anglo-Norman castle in Ireland. Hugh de Lacy began construction of the castle in about 1172 but the central tower - the keep - was not completed until the 1220s. This twenty sided tower is three storeys high and was protected by
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Castletown House

Castletown HouseCelbridge, Co. Kildare, Ireland
This magnificent stately home is rated as one of the finest examples of Palladian (classical) architecture in Ireland, and makes a trip to Celbridge worthwhile. It was built in 1722 with profits from land-grabbing after the 1691 Battle of the Boyne and ha
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Powerscourt Gardens and House

Powerscourt Gardens and HousePowerscourt, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
Located in Wicklow (19Km south of Dublin city centre) - in "The Garden of Ireland" Powerscourt Gardens, one of Ireland's finest remaining estates. It boasts having Ireland's highest waterfall and among the finest gardens in Europe.
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Russborough House

Blessington, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
Russborough was built for Joseph Leeson, later Earl of Milltown. Building began in 1741 and took ten years to complete. The architect was Richard Castle (Cassells). The house is built of granite and is in the Palladian style.
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GlendaloughLaragh, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
One of Ireland's most popular National Parks. Ruins of the monastery date to the 11th century, and a 1,000-year-old round tower.
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Irish National Stud, Japanese Gardens and St Fiachras Garden

Tully, Co. Kildare, Ireland
The Irish National Stud is set amid 958 acres of land. Part of this land is open to visitors, offering guided tours showing Vintage crop, Danolie and the Irish Horse Museum. The Japanese Gardens are situated in the grounds of the Stud Farm and are artisti
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