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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 Rock of Cashel

Another very beautiful place we visited on this trip was the Rock of Cashel.According to legend the Rock of Cashel was formed when St. Patrick banished Satan from a cave and converted the Kings of...
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IreneMcKay
Oct 03, 2015

Rock of Cashel

This was one of the main places I was keen to see as soon as I started planning my trip. Unfortunately the weather was rainy and windy so we probably didn't get as much out of our visit as we could...
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amandajayne81
Apr 04, 2011

Cashel Heritage Centre

In the centre of town was a small museum?? with a small gift shop set up to give a bit of background information on the Rock of Cashel and the Cashel town in general. It was free and we looked through...
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amandajayne81
Apr 04, 2011

Rock of Cashel

It's a large stone fortress built in the 4th or 5th century - it's where St Patrick christened the King of Munster - there is a commemorative celtic cross for the occasion. It overlooks the town of...
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orlikins
Apr 04, 2011

The Rock of Cashel in Co...

The Rock of Cashel in Co Tipperary is the most amazing place to visit. The location itself is inspiring, rising above the surrounding countryside in dominance. Site of a 5th century stone fort (a...
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kathycollins
Apr 04, 2011

Rock of Cashel

It was not included in our itenerary, but the guide at Dunmore Caves convinced us that we should visit this site. I am not sorry that we took the detour, however they were busy with renovations so...
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ChristaV
Oct 12, 2010

Seat of the High Kings

The Rock of Cashel is the image of enduring strength. It seems to have grown out of the the massive rocky hill and rules the countryside. The Rock if Cashel is one of the most important places in...
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donpaul77
Jan 18, 2009

Finally an Aussie Flag!

At the little souvenier shop at the bottom of the Rock of Cashel we saw probably the one and only Australian flag we saw during our entire time in Europe and the UK. This surprised me as I thought...
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amandajayne81
Dec 15, 2008

Hore Abbey

Hore Abbey is the quite strange name of the old monastery-ruins opposite of the Rock of Cashel. Unfortunately it is standing on a private property and there is no way to walk there, you are able to...
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globetrott
Jan 11, 2008

a giant monastery

The Rock of Cashelis a sight that you will see already from a big distance : an old monastery built on top of a rock and dating back to the 12th century. There is a Gothic cathedral from the 13th...
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globetrott
Jan 11, 2008

Must Visit

If you are travelling in the south of Ireland you must see the Rock of Cashel. It is an incredible sight. If you are travelling on the road from HolyCross Abbey you pass through Irish farmland and...
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Fig33
Sep 27, 2007

Rock of Cashel, County Tippery

Situated in Cashel, a quiet beautiful town, this is one of the most visited castles in Ireland. Admission fee is 5 EuroThere is guided tour here that includes to admission fee you pay before entering...
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Aug 20, 2007
 
 
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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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