As an island, Ireland is dominated by water. Lots of attractions and experiences in our Daily Adventure publications are connected to our seas, rivers and lakes. Here, are just a few:
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.
Open year round
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Amazing Dublin from the Water
Dublin Bay Cruises East Pier, Dun Laoghaire Harbour, Dublin, Ireland
With views of the stunning landscapes of the Dublin Mountains, Ireland’s Eye, Lambay Island, Dalkey Island, the Baily Lighthouse to name but a view, this is a day out not to be missed.
Operates Apr to Oct
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West corks newest adventure
Fastnet Rock Tour Ionad Fiontair, Cape Clear Island Baltimore or Schull, Co. Cork, Ireland
For many generations the majestic and isolated Fastnet Rock has fired the imaginations of onlookers, both locals and visitors alike.
Operates Apr to Sept
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oldest operating lighthouse
Hook Lighthouse Fethard-on-Dea, Hook Peninsula, Co. Wexford, Ireland
Enjoy a tour of Hook Lighthouse, the most popular visitor attraction in county Wexford. This 800 year old is the oldest original operating lighthouse in the world… yes, the world!
Open Daily Year Round
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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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One of the highest cliffs in Europe
Slieve League Cliffs Teelin, Co. Donegal, Ireland
Slieve League Cliffs, situated on the south west coast of Donegal, are one of the highest and finest sea cliffs in Europe.
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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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Something for all the family
Achill Island Achill Island, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Achill is the place for painting and photography and offers visitors spectacular views, natural landscapes and several Blue Flag beaches.
Open year round
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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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Stunning coastline
Blue Flag Beaches Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Blue Flag Beaches
Northern Ireland's rugged coastline – offers breathtaking views, beaches, cliffs and sand dunes. Several beaches meet the Blue Flag standard.
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Stunning coastline
Blue Flag Beaches of Mayo Co. Mayo, Ireland
The naturally stunning formations of the Mayo coastline provide long stretches of golden sand and impressive sand dunes.
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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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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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A great lighthouse of ireland
Fanad Head Lighthouse Fanad, Co. Donegal, Ireland.
Step back in time and hear stories about light-keepers in days gone by and climb to the top of the tower for spectacular views of land and sea.
Open 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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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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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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Home of Traditional Music
Miltown Malbay Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare, Ireland
An ideal location to relax and enjoy local beaches and discover traditional music, song and dance at its best.
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irelands most south westerly point
Mizen Head Signal Station Mizen Head Signal Station, Goleen, Co. Cork
The cliffs of Mizen Head rise high above the Atlantic Ocean, where the currents meet from the west and south coasts and waves from the mid-Atlantic crash into the land.
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Bridging the Best of Ireland's West
Shannon Ferry ShannonFerry Group, Killimer, Kilrush, Co. Clare, Ireland
ShannonFerry will take you and your vehicle on this 20 minute journey across the estuary linking the iconic tourist destinations of the Banner County of Clare to the Kingdom of Kerry.
Open Year Round
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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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Stunning Blue Flag Beach
Tyrella Beach Tyrella Beach, Clanmaghery Road, Downpatrick, Co. Down, BT30 8SU, Northern Ireland
Visitors to Tyrella Beach can enjoy beautiful scenic walks and enjoy the habitat of local flora and fauna.
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A great lighthouse of ireland
Valentia Island Lighthouse Cromwell Point, Valentia Island, Co. Kerry, Ireland
Valentia Lighthouse at Cromwell Point is maintained by the Commissioners of Irish Lights and is a harbour light to guide vessels from the sea and lead them through the northern entrance.
Open Easter to Oct
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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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The emigrant trail
Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience New Ross, Co. Wexford, Ireland
An authentic reproduction of an 1840’s emigrant vessel providing a world class interpretation of the famine emigrant experience.
Open Daily Year Round
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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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