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List of tourist attractions in Ireland

 

List of tourist attractions in Ireland

The following list cites some of the most popular tourist attractions on the island of Ireland

Contents

  • Multi-County Destinations/Routes 1
  • Destinations by county 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Multi-County Destinations/Routes

Destinations by county

  • Louth
    • Carlingford, one of Ireland's best preserved and most interesting mediaeval towns, on the edge of Carlingford Lough.
    • Drogheda, formerly Ireland's largest walled town (formed when two separate towns united in 1412). Site of the magnificent Laurence's Gate. Millmount Museum in the castle taken by Cromwell in 1649.
    • Mellifont, the first 'European-style' monastery in Ireland. Founded in 1142, near Monasterboice in order to steal its glory.
    • Monasterboice, early Christian settlement with Ireland's finest high crosses and a [round tower]
    • Rathiddy Standing Stone, in the greatest Irish epic, An Táin Bó Cuailgne, the dying hero Cú Chulainn tied himself to this stone so that he might die upright, facing his enemies.

See also

References

  1. ^ Killarney | Ireland tourist information re Killarney

Loughrea lake and Loughrea Cathedral

External links

  • Ireland travel and tourism at DMOZ
  • Northern Ireland travel and tourism at DMOZ
  • Official site of the Republic of Ireland Tourist Board
  • Official site of the Northern Ireland Tourist Board
  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
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