Wild Atlantic Way
‘A Place Apart’ this stunning county located in the southwest corner of Ireland – stretching from Kinsale to three westerly peninsulas has more open spaces and scenes of tranquillity than can be visited in a day. From buzzing streets and vibrant festivals, to sweeping bays and unforgettable landscapes, West Cork is brimming with Irish culture, old and new.
Visit Mizen Head and follow the 99 steps over the iconic arched bridge to the Mizen Signal Station, be sure to watch out for basking sharks and humpback wales along the way. Explore Kinsale from the water on a Kinsale Harbour Cruise and view Charles Fort and the Old Head of Kinsale, or check out the 17th-century mansion of the second Earl of Bantry, Richard White. Here you can view the Earl’s art and treasures from across the world and witness the stunning views across Bantry Bay.
The West Cork food scene is leading Ireland’s culinary revolution, with Kinsale restaurants loved for their imaginative creations. From traditional pubs with warm and inviting settings to world-class restaurants, local farmers’ markets and food festivals, you can enjoy locally sourced great tasting food right across West Cork.
Sligo is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, full of unrivalled scenery. Remote islands, dramatic mountains and tranquil beaches are just a taste of what’s in store for those who visit Sligo.
Stand on the edge of the world at Streedagh Beach, steepled in history you’ll see where the Spanish Armada ran aground, spend a relaxing afternoon on the shores of Sligo Bay, touring the recently restored Lissadell House & Gardens before stopping by the tea rooms for homemade delights, or visit one of Sligo’s many hidden treasures – Coney Island with its sweeping sandy beaches and green fields.
Whilst Sligo might be best known for its beautiful landscape, there is no shortage of places to visit and enjoy a mouth-watering cuisine. Sample fresh and seasonal food at farmers markets, try out innovative dishes created by award winning chefs, indulge in home baked goods at picturesque cafes, or embark on a culinary journey across the county with the Sligo Food Trail, think fresh seafood, stunning views and fantastic atmosphere.
Wild Atlantic Mayo, fantastic scenery, a fascinating past, and many secret places to be uncovered. Mayo has the longest coastline along the Wild Atlantic Way, from Westport and Achill to Downpatrick Head, the scenery, adventure, and fresh ocean air will cast a spell on you to return again and again.
Explore the majestic Croagh Patrick mountain with incredible views of Clew Bay before visiting the village of Knock. Then venture west to the coast and make your way across the bridge to the majestic Achill Island.
Uncover the charms of beautiful Mayo. A trip that will live long in your memory.
Visit Limerick and experience its unique spirit, the friendliness of the people, the vibrancy of the riverside city, the sporting passion, and the rural majesty of County Limerick.
Learn about the history of the city and stroll along the historic streets on the edge of the River Shannon. Visit St. John’s Cathedral, County Limerick’s most iconic landmark, to discover the city’s Norman heritage.
Discover charming towns and villages with picture postcard thatched cottages rich in ancient and archaeological remains.
Home to extensive and interesting history, beautiful countryside and a surprisingly impressive selection of art, Limerick has many secrets to share and plenty more to explore.
Renowned the world over for its stunning scenery of emerald-green farmland, sandy beaches, and dramatic headland, as soon as you visit, you’ll understand why this County is dubbed The Kingdom.
County Kerry is home to some of Irelands most iconic attractions, folklore and ancient monuments. No trip is complete without driving the Ring of Kerry to experience the stunning natural sites, the many historic towns and villages, its people and its culture. Hike Carrantuohill, Ireland’s highest mountain, it’s a challenging 1039m climb, but it’s also truly magnificent. Take a trip to Dingle town on the edge of Dingle Peninsula where the Irish language rings down winding streets and eclectic shops fill the shorelines, but be sure to visit one of the towns many traditional Irish Pubs, when the music starts up in the evening, that’s when this picturesque coastal town truly comes alive.
As one of Ireland’s best gourmet destinations, when dining in The Kingdom, expect to find a menu brimming with seasonal and locally sources ingredients. County Kerry’s ideal location attributes to its wealth of farm-fresh and sea-to-table ingredients from prized Kerry Lamb to Oysters and Scallops harvested from the North Atlantic sea, no matter where you choose to dine, you are guaranteed you leave the county with lasting memories on your taste buds.
Galway, a beautiful county divided by the expanse of Lough Corrib. To the south lies Galway city with its seaside suburb of Salthill, a bustling hub of activity and a gateway to the scenic coastlines, magnificent beaches and lofty mountain peaks. Though primarily known as the ‘city of the tribes’, Vibrant Galway City absolutely explodes with charisma. Inextricably linked with history, culture and particularly music, Galway has a beat uniquely its own!
Listen to talented buskers and watch colourful street acts before heading on to picturesque Oughterard and the wilds of Carna.
From Gaeltachts to Golfing, Shopping to Shark Fishing, Horse Fairs to Hill Walking, Galway city and county will delight you whatever you choose…
Wild is the word that best describes Donegal. Ireland’s northwesterly county is marked by dramatic landscapes carved out by heavy Atlantic swells and fierce winds – a place where you don’t have to travel very far to be completely alone.
The vast Derryveagh Mountains rule the raw landscape, explore its walking trails and visit the shores of Lough Eske. Find some of Ireland’s best beaches here and make time for the white sand of Portsalon Beach.
Nature is spectacular and bracing, from the sheet granite walls of some of Europe’s highest sea cliffs , at Sliabh Liag to the Northern Lights dancing in clear winter skies.
Experience the charm of this breathtaking county.
County Clare combines spectacular windswept landscapes and vibrant Irish culture. The ocean relentlessly pounds Clare’s coast year-round, eroding rock into fantastic formations, and fashioning sheer rock crags including those at the iconic Cliffs of Moher.
Stretching down to the shore – and out as far as the Aran Islands, linked to Doolin in summer by ferries – is the moonscape-like bare limestone expanse of the Burren, which blazes with wildflowers in spring.
Enjoy traditional music in legendary pubs or hike hidden trails through a stunning lunar landscape and cruise the majestic Shannon at Killaloe, County Clare has so much to explore.