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Things to do in Ireland

At Trinity College in Dublin travelers will discover the Book of Kells. This richly detailed manuscript dates from 800 A.D. and attracts 500,000 visitors from all over the world each year. Museums and galleries abound, and are filled with ancient to modern art. Visit the National Museum of Ireland – Archeology to view gorgeous ancient Celtic and Medieval Art, along with Iron Age bog bodies!

Of course, no visit to Ireland is complete without a trip to the local pubs, of which there are many to choose from. Or go completely Irish and visit the Guinness Storefront in the heart of the St. James Gate Brewery in Dublin. The nightlife in Ireland is an experience of its own.

For nature lovers, consider Dungannon Park, located in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. This is a 70-acre park surrounding a still lake. Perfect for picnics and physical activities such as jogging or biking, this will make your Ireland travel complete.

  • An Teach Beag

    An ideal pub with traditional music and the feel of Old Ireland. More
  • Arbour Hill Cemetery

    The resting place of 14 of the executed leaders of the insurrection of 1916. More
  • Archbishop Marsh’s Library

    The library's founder, the Archbishop Narcissus Marsh, believed that everyone should have access to books on medicine, law, science, travel, naviga... More
  • Avoca

    What started almost three centuries ago as a humble weaving shop (in the Wicklow village of the same name) is now a retail empire. The flagship sto... More
  • B&B Ireland

  • Backroads

    Active travel (cycling; walking; sea kayaking; rock climbing) paired with unexpected cultural experiences (storytelling in Ireland; a game of boule... More
  • Ballybunion

    Description: If Ireland can be said to have rocked the game out of its cradle and raised it on creamy stout, the brawniest of its brood is Ballybuni ... More
  • Ballymaloe Cookery School

    Daylong classes on the 100-acre organic farm includge mushroom foraging, wine tasting, and raising chickens. Indulge in a class taught by Rachel Al... More
  • Berkeley Library

    A 1960's Brutalist building set amid Trinity College's brilliant historic setting creates stark architectural contrast and delightful dissonance. More
  • Brown Thomas

    The most elegant of Dublin’s department stores stocks designer apparel from around the world. Brown Thomas has been part of the Grafton Street land... More
  • Café en Seine

    It’s brash and showy, but this archetypal Dawson Street bar is still well worth a visit. One of the city’s first “superpubs” (in which lavish, over... More
  • Carol Cornell

    Special Booking: For a group of women on a china- and silver-shopping excursion, the table at their private villa was set with different patterns, ... More
  • Ceolaras Coleman Music Centre

    A 1999 brick structure in a village of painted stone, the center has classrooms, a small shop, and a 120-seat concert hall offering performances by... More
  • Classic Journeys

    Unbeatable access to experiences around the globe—learning firsthand about a family-run organic coffee plantation in the Galápagos; dining in a pri... More
  • Cnoc Suain

    A beautifully restored hill village that literally sits on layers of Irish history, Cnoc Suain offers a thorough immersion in local culture. Bog wa... More

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