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Welcome to The East

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Glendalough, Co. Wicklow

Our capital may be known as ‘the fair city’ but Dublin’s Doorstep is a delight too.

 

A vast bay spreads out before the city offering seaside temptations like sailing, swimming, kitesurfing and internationally-renowned links golfing.

 

Explore a little further inland and you’ll uncover the scenic Wicklow Mountains, an impressive collection of castles and celebrated heritage sites like Newgrange, Glendalough and Monasterboice.

 

No day on Dublin’s Doorstep should ever be a dull one! As a holiday destination, the counties just outside Dublin tick a lot of boxes. Thanks to an enviable geographic location, fresh-air fiends face a dizzying array of choice. 

 

Kildare: host of the prestigious Ryder Cup and also boasting three of the country’s premier race courses as well as the Irish National Stud, Japanese and St.Fiachra’s Gardens.

 

Neighbouring Wicklow, known as the Garden of Ireland, contains outstanding scenery of mountains, valleys, lakes and coastlines. Renowned for its walking trails, The Wicklow Way is one of the most famous.

 

The royal county of Meath has some of the most spectacular attractions in the country including the passage graves at Newgrange, the historic Trim Castle and the famous hills of Tara and Slane.

 

Louth also has a rich medieval past. The town of Dundalk has connections with the mythical hero Cuchulainn. It is a vibrant shopping town and has an award winning County Museum. Drogheda on the River Boyne, has many fascinating buildings including St. Laurence’s Gate, Milmount Motte and Martello Tower. The heritage town of Carlingford displays its past in King John’s Castle and the interpretative centre.

What to Do » Visitor Attractions

Russborough House & Parklands

Blessington Co. Wicklow , W91 C640   045 865239

Russborough House was designed by German Architect, Richard Cassells, for the 1st Earl of Milltown in 1742. It Is home to one of the most impressive private art...

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Celbridge Manor Hotel4 Star

Celbridge Co Kildare ,    01 6274930

Located in the heritage town of Celbridge in Co. Kildare, Celbridge Manor Hotel is a set in a magnificent Georgian building dating back to 1837.  The hotel was originally...

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Glenview Hotel and Leisure Club4 Star

Glen O' The Downs Delgany , Co Wicklow   01 2873399

The Glenview has long been established as one of Wicklow’s best loved hotels and our team has proudly welcomed many guests from all across the Globe as well as Ireland,...

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Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa4 Star

Dunboyne Co Meath , A86 PW63   01 8013500

Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa, located just minutes from Dublin’s city centre and Dublin Airport is nestled in 21 acres of lush green countryside, offering an oasis of...

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Arklow Bay Conference & Leisure Hotel3 Star

Sea Road Arklow , Co Wicklow   0402 26200

The Arklow Bay Hotel is nestled in the seaside town of Arklow, Co. Wicklow, approximately one hour from Dublin, and located close to Glenndalough, Dublin, Wexford, Powerscourt...

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The Johnstown Estate 4 Star

Enfield Co Meath ,    046 9540000

Discover Ireland’s Ancient East with our two night Fabulous Fifties package. An independently owned hotel, The Johnstown Estate is driven by values of excellence,...

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Court Yard Hotel4 Star

Main Street Leixlip , Co. Kildare   01 6295100

The four star Court Yard Hotel, steeped in history, is built on the original site where Arthur Guinness created his brewing empire and situated in the...

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Knightsbrook Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort4 Star

Dublin Road Trim , Co. Meath   046 9482100

Family run Meath Spa and Golf Resort is situated at the heart of a whopping 186 acres of rolling parkland, providing residents and guests with ultimate privacy, sublime...

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Talbot Hotel Wexford4 Star

On the Quay Wexford , Y35 FP9P   53 9122566

Talbot Hotel is a four-star accommodation situated in the heart of Wexford Town, making it the perfect base for a weekend shopping trip, golf outing, or visit to one of the...

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