There are lots of great activities to be enjoyed around Ireland, here are a selection.
Discover all Limerick has to offer!
Limerick.ie Limerick, Ireland
From the whitewater rush of the Shannon to the emerald peace of the countryside, from Michelin star meals to tasty treats at the local market, this is Limerick, where edge meets embrace
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Time to explore
The Old Rail Trail Greenway Athlone to Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland
The Old Rail Trail traces the historic Midlands Great Western Railway track, past restored station houses and under pretty stone arched bridges.
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Bringing out the child in YOU!
Toy Soldier Factory Kilnamartyra Village, Macroom, Co. Cork, Ireland
The Toy Soldier Factory offers groups a combination of fun and hands on experience with a difference all in one location! Where fantasy becomes reality. One of Ireland’s best-hidden secrets
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Visit Clare, County of Culture
Visit Clare Co. Clare, Ireland
Clare combines the stunning natural beauty of its long, meandering coastline with unique windswept landscapes and choice dollops of Irish culture.
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Located on the Limerick Greenway
Barnagh Greenway Hub Newcastlewest, Co. Limerick, Ireland
Located directly on the Limerick Greenway, a hub of activity with Bike Rental available, Painted Pot Pottery Studio, and The Platform 22 Cafe.
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Enjoy a day at the beach
Blue Flag Beaches in Kerry and Cork Co. Kerry and Co. Cork, Ireland
With such an extensive coastline along the two counties of Kerry & Cork you would expect to find quality beaches.. and you won’t be disappointed.
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Award-winning walking trails
Broadford – Ashford Walking Trails Broadford and Ashford, Co. Limerick, Ireland
The trails have something to offer the amateur and the advanced walker including some challenging climbs, a variety of terrain, and beautiful views of West Limerick.
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A fascinating landscape
The Burren was awarded ‘UNESCO Global Geopark’ status in recognition of this amazing landscape and the management of this unique heritage.
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On the edge of Europe
Caherdaniel Ring of Kerry, Co. Kerry, Ireland
If you are looking for a holiday that combines the great outdoors with heritage and history then Caherdaniel is the perfect choice for you.
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Follow the former railway line
Limerick Greenway Various hubs/ trailheads along the Greenway in West Limerick
Limerick Greenway is a 40km off-road walking and cycling route between Rathkeale and the county Border, and extending to Listowel on the Kingdom of Kerry Greenways. (Greenway is over 50.5km.
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An archaeological gem
Lough Gur Visitor Centre & Lakeshore Park Lough Gur, Bruff, Co. Limerick, Ireland
Lough Gur is an area of extreme beauty encompassing over 6,000 years of living history. Home to Ireland’s largest and oldest stone circle.
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Shaped by Sea & Stone
Mid & East Antrim The Gobbins – Information Centre, 68 Middle Rd., Islandmagee, Co. Antrim BT40 3SL
Discover a region that has been Shaped by Sea & Stone and home to The Gobbins Cliff Path and many Game of Thrones filming locations.
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Passenger Ferry to the Aran Islands
Aran Island Ferries City Office, 37-39 Forster Street, Galway City, Co. Galway, Ireland
The award-winning family run ferry company, offer daily sailings to each of the islands from Ros a Mhil Port, with an average sailing time of 40 minutes.
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A World of Adventure Awaits!
Castlecomer Discovery Park The Estate Yard, Drumgoole, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
Castlecomer Discovery Park is set on 80 acres of stunning woodland and lakes in Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny, offerin a range of adventure activities.
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Experience the magic
Dingle Peninsula Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland
Famed for its rugged beauty and indigenous cultural heritage, Dingle Peninsula has something to offer every visitor.
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Southeast Special Discoveries
Dunmore Adventure The Harbour, Dunmore East, Co. Waterford, Ireland
Aquapark, Archery, Climbing, High Ropes Course, Kayaking, Sailing, Sea Safari Boat Trips, SUP, Caving and Team Building.
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Something for all Ages & Interests
Lough Key Forest and Activity Park Rockingham, Boyle, Co. Roscommon, Ireland
A Lakeside Visitor Centre is the gateway to more than 800 acres of parkland and forest at Lough Key.
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swashbuckling fun
Pirates Cove Courtown Harbour, Gorey, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Activities available for all the family such as 18 hole mini-golf, bumper boats, bubble rollers, paddle-boats, fun-caves, 10-pin bowling, electric go karts and games arcade.
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Can you solve the clues?
Robert Boyle Escape Room Lismore Heritage Centre, Lismore, Co Waterford, Ireland
Robert Boyle, known as the 'Father of Modern Chemistry' was born in Lismore Castle in 1627 - the seventh son and fourteenth child of The 1st Earl of Cork.
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Unique setting for a Wildlife park
Stonehall Wildlife Park Curraghchase, Kilcornan, Co. Limerick, Ireland
This location offers a unique setting for a purpose built Wildlife park which has now developed from a pet farm into a wildlife park/Zoo for families to experience fun and education.
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Brilliant Experiences
The Irish Experience Main Street, Fethard-On-Sea, Hook Peninsula, Co. Wexford, Ireland  
Get out of your comfort zone and into your “adventure zone” with these brilliant on-the-water activities and adventures.
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Torc Waterfall
Torc Waterfall Muckross Road, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland
Nestled at the base of Torc Mountain and standing at approximately 20 metres high, the waterfall is beautiful, rugged and at its most wild after a heavy downpour of Irish rain.
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Discover hidden gems
Waterford Greenway Various access points in Co. Waterford, Ireland
Converted railway line with a hard surface all the way offering a mix of coastal and inland routes with direct access to many sights along the way.
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Explore the Waterford Greenway
Waterford Greenway Bike Hire Union Road, Kilmacthomas, Co. Waterford, Ireland
Premium bike hire company serving the whole of the beautiful Waterford Greenway. Operating from three key locations in Waterford, Kilmacthomas and Dungarvan with a wide selection of bikes
Open 11 Feb to 18 Dec
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Events, walks and trails
Wild Nephin Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre Ballycroy, Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Ireland’s sixth National Park, located on the Western Seaboard in northwest Mayo.
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For a splashing good time
Aqua Dome Dan Spring Road, Tralee, Co. Kerry, Ireland
The Aqua Dome is one of Irelands Largest Indoor Waterworld's & Premier Tourist Attractions located on the Wild Atlantic Way.
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Aran Islands, Co. Galway
Aran Islands Aran Islands, Co. Galway, Ireland
The Aran Islands offer visitors spectacular views and natural landscapes and are a great getaway destination.
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Special North West Discoveries
Ards Forest Park – Heritage Trail Creeslough, Co. Donegal, Ireland
Moderate 5km walking trail between Creeslough and Dunfanaghy.
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Special Discoveries in the West
Ballyconnell – Canal Loop Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan, Ireland
Walking loop starting from the bridge in the middle of the town and exploring the banks of the Woodford River and Annagh Lough Woods.
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multi-award-winning
Ballymaloe Cookery School and Gardens Shanagarry, Co. Cork, Ireland
Welcome to the multi-award-winning Ballymaloe Cookery School which has been delivering a first class culinary education to students all over the world since 1983.
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Special Discoveries in the West
Benbulben Looped Walk Gortarowey, Co. Sligo, Ireland
Easy 5.5km walking trail suitable for all ages. Great for families.
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Miles of beaches to be enjoyed
Blue Flag Beaches in Waterford & Wexford Co. Waterford and Co. Wexford
Waterford and Wexford have miles of beaches available for swimming, exploring rock pools and all sorts of beach fun.
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Special Discoveries in the West
Bothar na Naomh Cloone, Co. Leitrim, Ireland
Bothar na Naomh is ideal for families with its quiet rural landscape and regenerated cutaway bog.
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The place to be!
Bowling Buddies Unit 2 Manor Business Park, Tralee, Co. Kerry, Ireland
Bowling Buddies is not just any ordinary bowling centre…it’s so much more! It’s the place to be. It’s extraordinary!
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Southeast Special Discoveries
Bunmahon Playground Bunmahon, Co. Waterford, Ireland
Set in a great location close to the beach and on Waterford's scenic Copper Coast Driving Route.
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Spoil your senses
Chocolate Garden of Ireland Rath, Tullow, Co. Carlow, Ireland
Enjoy a chocolate workshop which is a multi-sensory, fun and interesting experience suitable for all ages.
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It's playtime!
Clare Playgrounds Various locations, Co. Clare, Ireland
Imaginative and interactive play areas for children aged 0-12 years.
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Explore Clifden and Connemara
Clifden Clifden, Co. Galway, Ireland
Enjoy breathtaking mountain scenery and beautiful rugged coastline. Regarded as the capital of Connemara, Clifden is the ideal base for touring the region or engaging in an outdoor holiday.
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for daredevils young and old
Clonakilty Park Cinema, Golf & Adventure Centre Clogheen Road, Clonakilty, Co. Cork, Ireland
Clonakilty's family activity centre in the heart of West Cork. Located on on the complex of the Clonakilty Park Hotel, this superb adventure centre offers a host of exciting activities.
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be part of the adventure
Delphi Resort Leenane, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
Delphi Resort is a leading adventure, spa and food destination with a variety of accommodation options including a 4 star hotel and the Wild Atlantic Hostel, located on the Wild Atlantic Way
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Spectacular panoramic views
While in Tipperary, take a trip around its lakeside villages. They will bring you great cheer whether you stay on land or take to the water. There is a plenty to explore.
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Special Discoveries in the West
Erris Head Loop Belmullet, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Erris Head offers spectacular views of this unspoilt and untouched part of Ireland.
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One of Ireland's hidden gems
Huntington Castle Clonegal, Co. Carlow, Ireland
Still lived in by descendants of the original builders this fascinating Castle is truly one of Ireland's hidden treasures.
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Shannon Region Special Discoveries
Kilkee Habitat Trail Co. Clare, Ireland
Breathtaking scenic walks, stunning sea cliff panoramic views and wonderful amenities are available in the area.
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Outdoor Activity centre
Killary Adventure Company Leenane, Co. Galway, Ireland
Killary Adventure Co have everything you need for a fantastic activity holiday in Ireland including over 20 of the most exciting adventure activities to choose from and a stunning location.
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Special Discoveries in the West
Letterfrack Poetry Trail Letterfrack, Co. Galway, Ireland
The Letterfrack Poetry Trail consists of nine specially commissioned poems on plaques in various locations.
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It's time for you to visit!
Lough Derg Blueway Lough Derg, Ireland
Blueway trails link towns and villages across Ireland's waterways. Enjoy magnificent scenery and sample delicious local food.
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Special Discoveries in the West
Monivea Monivea, Co. Galway, Ireland
Moderate 1.5km walking trail through Monivea woods on what was once the Ffrench estate.
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Dramatic mountain range
Mourne Mountains Co. Down, Northern Ireland  
Any newcomer to the Mournes will be amazed at the variety of landscapes that can be encountered within such a confined geographical area.
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Special Discoveries in the West
New Village Walk Oughterard, Co. Galway, Ireland
Moderate 5km walking trail through forest plantations with amazing views of Lough Corrib.
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test your limits
Pallas Karting Tynagh, Loughrea, Co Galway
Whether you want to test your limits on one of the longest Go-Kart tracks or experience the exhilaration of paintball warfare, Pallas Karting & Adventure Centre at Tynagh has you covered!
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Special Discoveries in the West
Pigeon Hole Loop Cong, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Easy 4.7km trail crossing the Cong river and passing several caves including Pigeon Hole Cave.
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Mountain Bike Trails
Slieve Bloom Mountain Bike Trails Kinnity, Co. Offaly, Ireland
Purpose-built singletrack trails and forest roads are designed for use by mountain bikes. Travel through beautiful forest and open land with fantastic views.
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Shannon Region Special Discoveries
The Clare Glens Counties Limerick and Tipperary
With breath taking scenery, loop walks, numerous waterfalls and wild dense forestry this region offers tranquility and calm to all who visit.
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Parklands and Mountains
The Great Outdoors Co. Offaly, Ireland
Offaly at the heart of Ireland welcomes the visitor to enormous tracts of wilderness, expanses of bogland, a vast mountain park, hills and deep wooded valleys.
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Seaside resort town
Youghal Youghal Tourist Office, Market Square, Youghal, Co. Cork, Ireland
Youghal has many historic buildings and monuments within its ancient town walls. It is one of the few towns in Ireland where the medieval town walls still survive.
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