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Self-Guided Day Trip of Inishbofin Island and Connemara Coast from Galway
"Hop on the bus in the morning and depart central Galway city to Cleggan. Traveling through Connemara through Oughterard village then past the famous Quiet Man Bridge through Connemara's capital Clifden and on to the fishing village of Cleggan to catch the ferry at the pier.Then arrive in Cleggan and explore the village before making your way to the ferry and discovering the island time capsule that is Inishbofin. Punctuated by historical sites wild rugged landscapes the geology and natural history of the region are in a class of its own. Inis Bo Finne (Island of the White Cow) lies seven miles (11 km) off Galway’s north-west coast. The island is five by three miles (4.8 km) long and the main activities on the island farming and fishing. There are five villages: West Quarter
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Private Mizen Head Tour from Kenmare
"Mizen Head tour starts in Killarney town. At the first stage we will drive through Killarney National Park visiting Torc Waterfall a beautiful place created by nature hidden in always green very dense medival forest. Heading along the N71 we reach Ladies View first place at our tour with spectacular view at the lakes of Killarney National Park.Driving away through Moll's Gap towards Kenmare town one of most cute place in Ireland. Druid's stone circle (circa 3000 years old) and Cromwell's bridge (circa 1000 years old) are waiting for you in Kenmare. Town itself as well specially on Wednesday which is fair market day
From EUR56.00
 
Ring of Beara Day Tour from Killarney
"​Tour starts in Kenmare town County Kerry. The only town at Ring of Kerry and Ring of Beara. Heading south N71 towards Bonane village visiting little family run chocolate factory and Bonane Heritage Park. Driving through Caha Pass (rock tunnel) to Glenga home of many exotic trees and plants. Local people say that little derreenies are living there. From Lauragh village via R571 along the coast passing most colorful villages Ardgroom Eyeries and Allihies. Those villages seem to compit about amount of colors no more places like these. Pink red blue yellow houses in all shades. Then trip to Lambs Head via R572 and the top of Beara Peninsula to Cable Car station to Dursey Island. Next driving back along the coast on the southern side of Beara we reach Castletownbere town. Nice
From EUR56.00

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The Burren

We saw a sign post for the Burren on our way to Ailwee Caves (we didnt really know what the Burren was at the time) and decided to have a look. We ended up driving about 30kms extra to get to the...
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nylo
Mar 26, 2008

Kilfenora & the Doorty Cross

Kilfenora has one of the most beautiful and most unique Celtic High Crosses in Ireland : The Doorty Cross, showing a bishop and 2 other people. Nowadays Kilfenora is just a tiny village but once it...
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globetrott
Jan 05, 2008

The Burren - a unique landscape in the West

The "Burren" is a unique landscape, that you will not find at any other place in the whole world : All of the ground is covered by vulcanic rocks, that seem to be artificially cut into giant cubes of...
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globetrott
Jan 05, 2008

The Poulnabrone-Dolmen in the Burren

The Poulnabrone-Dolmen is without doubt the most famous megalith tomb of Ireland. It dates back to the times of 2500 B.C. and still today scientists dont know exactely, how it was technically...
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globetrott
Jan 05, 2008

The Burren, County Clare

The formation of the rocks in the Burren made me feel as if I were in different planet! You can wander till you drop, choosing your path in the grey stones of the Burren to reach next village by...
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Rinjani
Aug 19, 2007

The Burren

The name Burren derives from the Irish word "Boireann" meaning rock land. And indeed, it is. When you get here you may think you have landed on the moon. Glacial, wind and erosion have formed...
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Leipzig
Aug 03, 2007

The Burren

The Burren is a unique piece of nature in the west of Ireland. It covers an area of 300 square kilometers in the County Clare and is bordered by the Galway Bay in the north, the Atlantic Ocean in the...
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Pieter11
Jun 30, 2007

Burren

Burren is an environmental wonderland composed mainly of limestone. It stretches over 260 square km, reaching from the sea-level to the height of 300 m. The limestone hides a network of caves and on...
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magor65
Oct 12, 2006

The Burren

This was my absolutely favourite landscape - very barren and bleak, just stones, thistles, almost no other vegetation - and nobody really knows how come! I would have loved to stay there a little...
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tini58de
Sep 16, 2006

Poulnabrone Dolmen

There are dolmens (megalithic tombs) all over Ireland, but Poulnabrone is one of the best known and most visited. Bodies of more than 20 people were discovered in the tomb, along with tools, jewelry,...
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JonED
Jul 27, 2006

Driving through The Burren Natural Area

The area known as The Burren is an area where there once were glaciers. The name comes from "boireann" which means "rockyland" in Gaelic. It's a unique area where both Mediterranean and Alpine plants...
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no1birdlady
Jul 05, 2005

The Burren

‘The Burren’ is an anglicisation of the Gaelic term ‘An Bhoireann’ which means “a stony place”.It is a vast expanse of limestone that has an almost lunar look. It’s dotted with dolmens (ancient rock...
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TRimer
Jun 30, 2005
 
 
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Kilmainham Jail

There is a separate area in the Kilmainham Jail Museum where the last words uttered by the 14 leaders of the 1916 Easter Uprising who were executed, plus some photographs and documents. The first...
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Bunratty Castle

The good - easy to see Irish dancing and singing without having to go to a pub and wait until 11pm. Ample parking. Extremely talented singer and dancers and musicians. Good view from all tables, as...
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Blarney Castle

Unless kissing the Blarney Stone is really worth you time you should just tour the area around the castle and explore the grounds. Plan to spend several hours touring the grounds. A top notch place...
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Waterford Crystal Factory

The house of Waterford Crystal is located in the centre of Waterford and is easy to find. There is a large showroom filled with wonderful crystal what they say is "the largest selection of Waterford...
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City Walks - Walking Tours

I enjoyed the walk along the riverside to Spanish Arch and the Long Walk, then coming back through the lanes to the market and just picking up the odd thing to see here and there. A nice atmosphere...
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Ring of Kerry

The ring of kerry is a wonderful scenic route thew takes in the Kerry peninsular. There are 2 main ways of doing it, by bus or by car. If you do it by car, make sure you drive in the same direction...
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