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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
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An Old Settlement

If you're in Ireland,this Is another precious place to visit...This was an old settlement in the past and I was told Monks used to stay here and there were a couple of battles that took place right...
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Nov 10, 2016


In Dublin we took a wonderful tour with Paddywagon to Kilkenny, Glendalough and the Wicklow Mountains and i can really recommend this. First we stopped in Glendalough where we had an hour or so to...
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Aug 02, 2015

Glendalough, Wicklow Mountains National Park

Glendalough is a glacial valley in County Wicklow and is an ancient monastic city dating back to the Middle Ages. It was discovered by St. Kevin, a hermit priest. Glendalough literally means "the...
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Sep 18, 2013

Glendalough Monastic Settlement

St. Kevin established a monastery here in 600 AD. Most of the present buildings date from the 10th -12th centuries. The Round Tower was the first of many that we saw that has the door at least 10’ off...
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Apr 04, 2011


This early Christian monastic site was founded by St Kevin during the 6th century. It is set in a glaciated valley with two lakes. At the visitor centre you can watch the interesting exhibition as...
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Nov 18, 2010


As we were driving, my sister saw a signpost for a coffee shop and we followed it. the road took us to Glandalough. This place is an early Christian monastic site founded by St Kevin in the 6th...
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Oct 12, 2010

Natural Beauty near Dublin

There are lots of scenic areas within easy reach of Dublin so you could base yourself there and take a different direction each day as suggested above to places like Bray, Howth, Malahide, Greystones...
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Feb 19, 2009

The Valley of two Lakes

Glendalough meanins Glen of Two Lakes and is a valley located in County Wicklow, Ireland, The valley was formed during the last ice age by a glacier. Today it is best known for its amazing greenery...
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Jan 02, 2009

Have A Ice-Cream Cone

It's a bit difficult to look for a place to park your car during weekend as it's crowded with tourists as well as locals. There is a very nice grass field where u can lay there enjoying the sun and...
Oct 23, 2008

a great daytrip from Dublin

Glendalough is an interesting place for a dayexcursion from Dublin with an old roundtower, the remains of an old monastery and church. On my 1st photograph : St.Kevin's Kitchen is the name of this...
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Jan 04, 2008

The Monastic settlement at Glendalough

Glendalough translates to 'valley of the 2 lakes'. It was established by St. Kevin in the 6th century and developed into quite an important religious site. Most of the buildings date between the 8th...
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Apr 26, 2007

Glendalough, The Orange Walk

At the visitor's centre you can get a map containing several walks with different grades of distance and difficulty in the valley.I did the orange one which is a good hike of 2 hours with stunning...
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Oct 06, 2005
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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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