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IRELAND

The perfect escape? The city break you’ve been dreaming of? The cliff-path walk you’ll remember forever? Well, Ireland has you covered. This magical island is just waiting to thrill you with its stunning windswept scenery along the Wild Atlantic Way, to capture you with its history of ancient sites such as Newgrange and to entice you with its traditional music.

Wild, astounding, inspirational – there are so many words to describe the awesome majesty of the Irish coast. But one thing’s for sure: this place is pure magic. From Ballycastle in the north of County Antrim to Allihies in the west of County Cork, this stunning country is renowned for its sylvan beauty, rich shades of green and individual character. You’ll find quiet villages, rugged mountain roads, tranquil rivers and mythical tales.

Whether you’re looking for stories of old, dreaming of fantastical castles, or just want to visit some of the most romantic settings imaginable there is something to suit every taste. From charming coastal villages to spectacular natural wonders, taking to the road on the island of Ireland reveals surprises at every turn. The most westerly island in Europe, Ireland is 450 km long and 300 km wide. With a population of 6.5million, Ireland enjoys a rich diversity of ethnic groups and cultures.

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Christ Church Cathedral

Christ Church Cathedral

Killarney Lake, Kerry

Killarney Lake, Kerry

Adare Manor, Limerick

Adare Manor, Limerick

Guinness Storehouse

Guinness Storehouse

Belfast Castle

Belfast Castle

Galway Arts Festival

Galway Arts Festival

Dingle, Kerry

Dingle, Kerry

Roundstone, Galway

Roundstone, Galway

Trinity College, Dublin

Trinity College, Dublin

Hook Lighthouse, Wexford

Hook Lighthouse, Wexford