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A country packed with majestic history and unlimited natural beauty. Take a look at Ireland’s vibrant culture this year! Follow the adventure from Dublin pubs to Norman castles and Georgian Country houses, you can explore the wild empty beaches or listen onto a warm blend of traditional music with exciting theater. Meet the amazing locals while converting your spending into earning.
It’s easy, simply log into your SHOP.com account and hit the travel tab. You can then modify and explore potential travel dates. If you love shows like Game of Thrones or Vikings, or you’re simply an adventure seeker we recommend the following 10 places in Ireland as must-see’s:
The Boyne Palace has some of the most historic sites and monuments in Ireland, and is considered a designated World Heritage Site. With massive megalithic ancient passage tombs – older than both Stonehenge in England and the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt.
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Ring of Kerry
Representing the image of Ireland. With ancient monuments, romantic castles, spectacular gardens as well as cute towns and villages. The scenery is breathtaking, the coastline dramatic, there are unlimited archeological treasures to be seen.
The Cliffs of Moher
Over 1 million come to see the cliffs which stretch 5 miles and rise up to 702 feet over the Atlantic ocean. They overlook the beautiful views of the Aran Islands, Galway Bay, The Twelve Pins and the Maum Turk Mountains
Tip: Go for a picnic! Stop in a local deli and buy a little cheese, meat and some crackers, you’ve got yourself a picnic (and a cheap meal).
Known in folklore stories as the land once lived by a Irish giant named Finn MacCool, the Giant’s Causeway are 40,000 basalt columns on the coast near the town of Bushmills in County Antrim. They are one of the most popular tourist attractions in Northern Ireland.
The Aran Islands, are three small islands, Inishmór, Inishmaan and Inisheer, which remain mystically frozen-in-time. Carefully preserved by locals who make their living much the same way their ancestors did, these islands are famous for their preservation of the rural existence.
If you are big beer drinkers like we are, the Guinness Storehouse takes you on a journey of how Guinness is made and how this famous beer came to be one of Ireland’s best-known exports.
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Founded by England’s Queen Elizabeth 1 in 1592, Trinity College is Ireland’s most prestigious college – and although its rivals at University College Dublin might dispute this, it’s probably the best university in Ireland.
This big rocky mass formed by limestone karst plates is one of Ireland’s most famous natural attractions. Attracting geologists and botanists for its Mediterranean and alpine plants, the Burren has over 635 different species of the most diverse and beautiful florals.
St Patrick’s Cathedral
St Patrick’s Cathedral is Ireland’s largest church. St Patrick was believed to have baptized converts from paganism to Christianity and to commemorate him a small wooden church was built on the site. Later, in 1191, the present building was constructed, and St. Patrick’s was raised to the status of a cathedral.
While Guinness hold Ireland’s soul, traditional Irish music, also known as ‘trad’, is the heart of Ireland’s pub scene. Famed in the small village of Doolin in County Clare as the center of Irish music; Trad are lively, informal sessions of upbeat gigs and heart-breaking ballads played with instruments such as a bodhrán (a hand-held drum), fiddle, tin whistle, accordions.