There are lots of great activities to be enjoyed around Ireland, here are a selection.
Ireland's Pleasure Lake
Discover Lough Derg Counties Clare, Tipperary and Galway, Ireland
Lough Derg is an area of great charm, natural beauty and heritage.
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Enjoy a day at the beach
Kerry & Cork Blue Flag Beaches 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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IRELAND’S MOST EXHILARATING FAMILY
Tayto Park Kilbrew, Ashbourne, Co. Meath, Ireland
We are Ireland’s only Theme Park and offer a huge variety of things to see, do and experience! Tayto Park has attractions for all ages.
Open Apr to Dec
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Worlds largest model battle scene
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
Open Daily Year Round
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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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Miles of beaches to be enjoyed
Waterford & Wexford Blue Flag Beaches 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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Exhilarating treetop adventure
Zipit Forest Adventures (Boyle) Lough Key Forest Park, Boyle, Co. Roscommon, Ireland
Climb high into the treetops, swing into cargo nets, surf with a difference or try cycling a bike over a narrow treetop bridge before zipping down one of the many ziplines.
Open Feb to Nov
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Exhilarating treetop adventure
Zipit Forest Adventures (Dublin) Tibradden Wood, Dublin 16, Ireland
Zipit Forest Adventures is an exciting day out for all the family or anyone looking for an exhilarating and challenging outdoor activity in a natural setting.
Open Feb to Nov
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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.
Open Daily Year Round
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Adventure, Heritage & Hospitality
Ballyhoura Country Ballyhoura Failte, Main Street, Kilfinane, Co. Limerick, Ireland
Ballyhoura Country lies within the borders of counties Cork, Limerick and Tipperary in The Wild Atlantic Region.
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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.
Open Daily Year Round
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One of the best preserved forts
Prominent archaeological site which has yielded magnificent results and also offering sheepdog demonstrations
Open Mar to Oct
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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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Day tour of Wicklow
Day Tours of Wicklow from Dublin City 17 Dodder Lawn, Dodder Valley Park, Firehouse, Dublin 24, Ireland
Enjoy a fun filled day tour in County Wicklow with a real difference. You will have the option to leave the tour bus and get out into the Irish Countryside.
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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
Open Daily Year Round
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Experience the magic
Dingle Peninsula Dingle Tourist Office, The Quay, 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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Explore more with a DoDublin Card!
DoDublin Bus Tours 59 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin 1, Ireland
With unlimited trips on the Dublin Bus network, you’ll make the most of your time in Dublin with the DoDublin card!
Open Year Round
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Northern Ireland's only aquarium
Exploris Aquarium The Rope Walk, Castle Street, Portaferry, Co. Down, Northern Ireland
Visitors can now experience the powerful presence of our resident African Nile Crocodile, Reticulated Python, as well as Madagascan Geckos, Corn Snakes and more.
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Can you beat the clock?
Great Escape Rooms 27 Upper Abbeygate Street, Galway City, Co. Galway, Ireland
Create memories you will treasure with your family and friends in an hour of excitement, challenge, fun, laughter and team work.
Open Daily Year Round
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Beautiful Atlantic Island
Inishturk Island Inishturk Island, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Inishturk off the coast of Mayo, rises boldly from the wild North Atlantic in wall-like cliffs to the northwest and steep hills to the north.
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outdoor fun for all ages
Kia Ora Mini Farm Courteencurragh, Gorey, Co. Wexford, Ireland
A hands on open farm where children get to interact with, hold and feed animals of the usual farmyard variety and some more exotic such as llamas, emus, alpacas, pot bellied pigs etc.
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Something different
Kilcohan Park Greyhound Stadium Kilcohan, Co. Waterford, Ireland
Nothing beats the excitement of greyhound racing.
Open Year Round
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Birthplace of Brian Boru
Killaloe Birthplace of Brian Boru Killaloe, Co. Clare, Ireland
Killaloe connects Clare and Tipperary with a 13 arch bridge to the village of Ballina.
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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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Explore West Clare
Kilrush Heritage Town Kilrush Town Council, Town Hall, Kilrush, Co. Clare, Ireland
Kilrush is located near the stunning seascape of the River Shannon, the islands of Hogg and Scattery and the picturesque village of Cappa.
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An evening to remember!
Kingdom Greyhound Stadium Oak Park, Tralee, Co. Kerry, Ireland
If you're looking for something different for a great night out, you’ll find it at Tralee Greyhound Stadium. Nothing beats the excitement of greyhound racing.
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Fun activities for all
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.
Open Daily Year Round
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With lots to see and do
Moher Hill Open Farm Cliffs of Moher Road, Liscannor, Co. Clare, Ireland
Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park is situated overlooking Liscannor Bay and is much more than a fun family filled day out.
Open Apr to Oct
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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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Historic Market Town
Nenagh Nenagh Arts Centre, Banba Square, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
View or visit Nenagh's Franciscan Friary ruins, old Jailhouse block and gateway, restored Courthouse, Nenagh Castle, and the Nenagh Heritage Centre in the old Governor’s House.
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An evening to remember!
Newbridge Greyhound Stadium Cornelscourt, Newbridge, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Nothing beats the excitement of greyhound racing and you can watch all the action unfold from the comfort of the bar or grandstand.
Open Year Round
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Unique cycling experience
Pedal Power Galway Monroe’s, Dominick Street, Galway City, Co. Galway, Ireland
Novel way to see Galway while cycling with your friends on 'Big Berta' or 'The Bug'.
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Indoor entertainment for all
Perks Family Entertainment Centre & Indoor Funfair Seafield, Youghal, Co. Cork, Ireland
Enjoy a great family day out with entertainment for visitors of all ages. Bowling, Bungee Trampoline, Carousel, Ladybird Ride, Bumper Boats and a video games arcade.
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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.
Open Daily Jun to Aug
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Medieval Town on Lough Derg
Portumna Portumna, Co. Galway, Ireland
Portumna is a picturesque heritage town in the south-east of Co Galway, just west of where the River Shannon enters Lough Derg.
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discover the wonders of this park
Secret Valley Wildlife Park Coolnacon, Clonroche, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Why not come and enjoy a day out in the sunny southeast and experience wildlife from around the world at Secret Valley Wildlife Park .
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wild and wonderful fun for all
Splashworld Railway Square, Tramore, Co. Waterford, Ireland
Wave machine, water slides, bubble pool, paddle pool, water cannon, rolling rapids, steam room, sauna & a 4 lane 25 metre pool.
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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.
Open Apr to Oct
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Parklands and Mountains
Two Great Naturals Co. Offaly, Ireland
Lough Boora Parklands is a habitat for a wide range of flora and fauna including over 130 species of bird and the majestic Slieve Bloom Mountains are a land of forests and blanket bog.
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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 and Visitor Centre 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
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premier indoor aqua playground
Waterworld and Bundoran Seaweed Baths Atlantic Way, Sea Front, Bundoran, Co. Donegal, Ireland
A completely enclosed indoor waterpark ensures a fun filled water based adventure, where you can enjoy the waves without the sand and the heat without the sunscreen
Open Easter to Mid Sept
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Great Victorian House & Gardens
Wells House & Gardens Ballyedmond, Gorey, Co. Wexford, Ireland
With something for all generations Wells House and Gardens is the ideal choice for a day out!
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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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Exhilarating treetop adventure
Zipit Forest Adventures (Cork) Farran Forest Park, Farran, Co. Cork, Ireland  
Zipit Farran Park is a treetop high ropes course with a difference with 86 activities and over 800 metres of Ziplines for you to enjoy.
Open Feb to Nov
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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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Family attraction
Ardmore Open Farm & Mini Zoo Ballykilmurry, Ardmore, Co. Waterford, Ireland
A family attraction like no other, with a wide range of exotic and rare breed animals, as well as a host of reptiles. Ardmore Open Farm is a haven for children with endless hours of fun.
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Events, walks and trails
Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre Ballycroy, Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Ireland’s sixth National Park, located on the Western Seaboard in northwest Mayo.
Open Mar to Oct
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The elegance of the Georgian era.
Birr Heritage Town Birr, Co. Offaly, Ireland
Birr has stayed true to its 18th and 19th Century character, with tree-lined malls and avenues and wonderful Georgian Architecture.
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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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Exciting and fun for all the family
Carnfunnock Country Park Mid and East Antrim BC, Coast Road, Larne, Co. Antrim BT40 2QD, Northern Ireland
Whether it’s adventure or escape you’re looking for, there really is something for everyone at Carnfunnock as it offers a host of activities and onsite facilities.
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newest and most exciting sport
FootGolf Cork Ringenane, Kinsale, Co. Cork, Ireland
FootGolf is the game that blends football and golf into one great sport. FootGolf Cork is the first and only purpose built FootGolf course in the South 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.
Open May to Sep
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One of Europe’s finest showcaves
Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark, Florencecourt, Co. Fermanagh, BT92 1EW, Northern Ireland
Visitors to the Marble Arch Caves will experience a fascinating natural underworld of rivers, waterfalls, winding passages and lofty chambers.
Open Mar to Oct
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The historic heartland of Ireland
Munster Vales Limerick, Cork, Tipperary and Waterford
Incorporating the Comeragh, Knockmealdown, Galtee, Ballyhoura and Nagles mountain ranges in the counties of Limerick, Cork, Tipperary and Waterford.
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Spoil your senses
The 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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for daredevils young and old
The Clonakilty Park Adventure Centre and Park Cinema Clogheen Road, Clonakilty, Co. Cork, Ireland
Clonakilty's family activity centre in the heart of West Cork. Located on the grounds of the Quality Hotel & Leisure Club, this superb adventure centre offers a host of exciting activities.
Open Daily July to Sept
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Follow the former railway line
The Great Southern Greenway Various access points in West Limerick
Unique 96km (60 miles) of countryside which follows the route of the former Limerick to Tralee/Fenit railway line.
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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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