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On the road east to Ballinasloe, 6...
St Brendan’s Catholic Cathedral , dating from 1903, is renowned for its Celtic-revival stained-glass windows, furnishings and marble columns...
When you're tired of strolling about and catching surprising ancient views, seek restoration here with upscale cafe-fare and baked goods. Evening meals are elaborate affairs.
The town's organic market is revered.
This fascinating heritage centre explores the town's medieval sights and has a fab walking-tour map. It organises recreations of medieval life.
Oysters are celebrated year-round at Paddy Burke’s Oyster Inn , a thatched inn dishing up heaped servings in a roadside location.
This is an atmospheric thatched pub and restaurant, with a terrace overlooking Dunbulcaun Bay, where the oysters are reared before they arrive on your plate...
This 16th-century Norman tower was the summer home of WB Yeats from 1921 to 1929 and was the inspiration for one of his best-known works, The Tower ...
Housed in an old schoolhouse, this museum traces the life of WB Yeats' literary patron, Lady Augusta Gregory. It's close to Coole Park, the site of Lady Gregory's former home.
This extensive monastic site is beside a small lake and includes a well-preserved 34m-high round tower, the remains of a small 14th-century cathedral (Teampall Mór MacDuagh), an oratory dedicated to St John the Bapti...
Once home of Lady Augusta Gregory, co-founder of the Abbey Theatre and a patron of WB Yeats, the house here was demolished by nitwit bureaucrats in 1941...
A long-established festival in the South Galway town takes place in the first week of September.
Dublin-based company offering half- and full-day tours of attractions around Dublin as well as the Ring of Kerry.
The official Causeway Coast Way stretches for 53km from Portstewart to Ballycastle, but the most scenic section – the 16...
The Republic's bus line.
For train enthusiasts. Organises a series of one- and two-day train trips in association with Iarnród Éireann.
Two-day weekend courses, covering specific themes such as ‘bread and cakes’.
In mid-September, this County Cork town hosts cookery demos, wine tastings and over 50 stalls featuring the best of local produce.
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