Dublin retains some of its Georgian heritage-for example, the characteristic doors. But the real appeal is the Dubliners’ vibrancy and sense of fun.
The Giant’s Causeway, an astonishing assembly of more than 40.000 hexagonal basalt columns on the north coast, is one of the world’s wonders.
Ancient relics such as round tower at Glendalough are a striking remainder of Ireland’s Golden Age when, after the fall of the Roman Empire plunged Europe into the dark ages, monks in Ireland kept alight („The Land of Saints and Scholars“) a loan beacon of learning and civilization.
The Ring of Kerry is scenic drive which takes in a panorama of coastal and mountain scenery as it passes by small villages, lush vegetation and sandy beaches.
The Glens of Antrim-a goat sculpture at Cuscendun represents the magic of a nine steep valleys which reminded the novelist William Mackpeace Thackeray of „Switzerland in miniature“.
The Burren a moon like platou in Co. Clare contains ancient tombs and remarkable variety of rich flora.
The Rock of Cashel-towering above Tipperary’s green plain is a dramatic cluster of romantically ruined stone buildings dating to the 12 th and 13the centuries and the former stronghold of The Kings of Munster.
Connemara in the far west is iconic Ireland- a landscape of wild, rocky bogland, its deeply indented coastline covered in autumnal shades of seawaved, its stunted pine trees struggling for a foothold and mirrored in the surprisingly blue water of the many loughs.
The Aran Islands-beeaten by the Atlantic ocean are an unspoiled Irish-speaking community that echoes a much older Ireland.
Traditional Irish musicwhich has influenced so many styles of music around the world, can be heard at its authentic best everywhere from street buskers to sessions in city and countrs pubs.
Only in Irealand
-Newgrange, Co Meath This Ancient Passage tomb predates the Egyptian pyramids by centuries,
-Kissing the Blarney Stone Even if it doesn’t bestow the „gift of the gab“ its a dizzying experience. Kiss The Blarney Stone to gain a gift of the gab.
-Trinity College Dublin –with its cobbled courtyyards, elegant Georgian buildings and bustling student population, it has a unique ambience.
-Cruinniu na mBad-traditional wooden boats with brown sails, laden with turf, race across Galway Bay every summer held in August.
-Croagh Patrick.-thousands of pilgrims, many of them barefoot, walk up Mayo’s holy mountain on the last Sunday in July as did their grandparents before them.
-Sunset on Bloody Foreland- is a spectacular red sunsets over the Atlantic in Donegal.
-Derry’s walls- Tha last walled city to be built in Europe is the centre of a vibrant culture.
-Whishey Galore The world’s oldest distillery can be visited at Bush-mills.
-The Budweiser Irish Derby always held in June at the Curragh Racecourse in Co. Kildare, this day-long party is the most popular event on the colorful horse-racing calendar.
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