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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.

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Antrim (64)
Armagh (10)
Cavan (15)
Derry (19)
Donegal (32)
Down (16)
Fermanagh (7)
Louth (13)
Monaghan (11)
Tyrone (11)
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Queens University Belfast

Queens University Of Belfast, University Road, Belfast, County Antrim, BT9
The fine facade of the Main Building, designed by Charles Lanyon, conceals a quiet, restful quadrangle. This was the original Queens College: the University has expanded throughout the immediate area, including all the houses on University Square, th...
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Donegal Castle

Donegal CastleDonegal Town, Co Donegal, Ireland, F94 P996
Built by the O'Donnell chieftain in the 15th century, beside the River Eske, the castle has extensive 17th century additions by Sir Basil Brooke. The castle is furnished throughout and includes Persian rugs and French tapestries. Information pa...
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Grand Opera House

2 to 4 Great Victoria Street, Belfast, County Antrim, BT2 7HR
The Grand Opera House, Northern Irelands Premier Theatre, presents a programme of the very best in live theatrical performances to satisfy the widest possible range of tastes and ages such as musicals, opera, ballet, comedy, concerts and pantomine. D...
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Belleek Pottery Visitor Centre

Belleek Pottery Visitor CentreBelleek, Co Fermanagh, BT93 3FY, Northern Ireland
Once known as the the "Belleek Pottery Works Company" it first conducted business back as early as 1857 manufacturing heavy earthenware and has progressed over the years to become the highly acclaimed creator of fine Parian china which is known the world
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Belfast City Hall

Donegall Square, Belfast, County Antrim, BT1 5GS, Northern Ireland
Completed in 1906 to commemorate Queen Victoria giving Belfast the status of City in 1888, the City Hall was built in the classic Renaissance style in Portland Stone. Its crowning feature is the great Dome, covered with copper and terminating with a ...
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Giant's Causeway

Giant's CausewayGiant's Causeway Visitors Centre, 44 Causeway Road, Bushmills, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland
This geological phenomenon renowned for its columns of layered basalt is a world heritage site and a fabulous day visit from Belfast (1 and a half hours drive). Owned by the conservation charity The National Trust, it sits in an area of outstandi...
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Saint Malachy's Church

Alfred Street, Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Saint Malachys is an historic Roman Catholic Church and regarded by many as the finest Victorian Building in Belfast....
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Ulster Museum

Botanic Gardens, Belfast, Co. Antrim, BT9 5AB, Northern Ireland
National museum noted for its collections of Irish art, history, natural sciences and archaeology.
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Odyssey Arena

2 Queens Quay, Belfast, BT3 9QQ, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Odyssey Arena is the showpiece of Odyssey, Northern Ireland's Millennium Project, and one of the world's most adventurous and exciting leisure and entertainment venues. The Odyssey complex also features W5, an interactive science and technology centr...
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The Linen Hall Library

17 Donegall Square North, Belfast, County Antrim, BT1 5GB, Northern Ireland
This is Belfasts oldest Library, and has been lending books to the citizens of Belfast since 1788. The Linen Hall Library is one of the oldest surviving subscription libraries in the United Kingdom. It specialises in Irish Politics and culture and is...
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St. Eugene's Cathedral

Derry City, Francis St, BT48 9AP, Co. Derry, Northern Ireland
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Belfast Botanic Gardens

Stranmillis Road, Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
The rose garden and herbaceous borders were established in 1920. Construction of the Palm House began in 1839, and the Tropical Ravine, or Fernery, completed in 1889, is a fine example of horticultural Victoriana. The plants grow in a sunken glen ove...
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Derry City Walls

Derry City, Co. Derry, Northern Ireland
The most visibly striking historic feature of the city is the historic walls. It is the only remaining completely walled City in Ireland and one of the finest examples of Walled Cities in Europe and they have been kept in a splendid state of preservation.
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Belfast Castle

Cave Hill, Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Belfast Castle is a beautiful Scottish Baronial castle which is set on the side of Belfasts Cave Hill, 40 ft above sea level. Beautiful theme gardens, way marked walks and Heritage Centre. Tours will take place only when there is not a function being...
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Belfast Cathedral

Belfast Cathedral, Donegall Street, Belfast BT1 2HB County Antrim, Northern Ireland
The Cathedral seeks to maintain an Anglican and Irish ethos and identity in its daily worship, whilst providing a hospitable space for civic, community and inter-church services. A living partnership is maintained with St Peter's Roman Catholic Cathedral.
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Queens University Visitor Centre

Queens University, University Road, Belfast, County Antrim, BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland
Located within the delightful Laryon building, the Centre houses a variety of exhibitions, and provides information and University life and has a retails facility for gifts and souvenirs. The Queens Visitor Centre is approximately a 5 minute walk fro...
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Lagan Weir and Visitor Centre

Donegall Quay, Belfast City, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
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