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Ireland Attractions

A warm welcome in a traditional pub, a meeting with long-lost family, a walk to remember through a wild landscape; you won’t be short of things to do in Ireland

Giants Causeway

The Giant’s Causeway is an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption.

The tops of the columns form stepping stones that lead from the cliff foot and disappear under the sea. Most of the columns are hexagonal, although there are also some with four, five, seven or eight sides. The tallest are about 12 metres (39 ft) high, and the solidified lava in the cliffs is 28 metres (92 ft) thick in places.

The Wild Atlantic Way

Irelands first long distance driving route (2,500km), the Wild Atlantic Way runs from the Inishowen Peninsula in County Donegal all the way to West Cork. The route showcases the best in scenery along the West Coast of Ireland and provides visitors with an unforgettable experience.

Carrick-a-Rede

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge (locally pronounced carrick-a-reedy) is a famous rope bridge near Ballintoy in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The bridge links the mainland to the tiny island of CarrickaredeIt spans 20 metres (66 ft) and is 30 metres (98 ft) above the rocks below.

Castle Blarney

The Blarney Stone (Irish: Cloch na Blarnan) is a block of Carboniferous limestone built into the battlements of Blarney Castle, Blarney, about 8 kilometres (5 mi) from Cork, Ireland. According to legend, kissing the stone endows the kisser with the gift of the gab (great eloquence or skill at flattery). The stone was set into a tower of the castle in 1446. The castle is a popular tourist site in Ireland, attracting visitors from all over the world to kiss the stone and tour the castle and its gardens.

The Dolmen

Poulnabrone dolmen (Poll na mBrón in Irish, meaning “hole of the quern stones” (bró in Irish)) is a portal tomb in the Burren, County Clare, Ireland, dating back to the Neolithic period, probably between 4200 BC and 2900 BC.

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