Dublin, Ireland - Swords, Ireland 10 day trip

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Trip itinerary

1

Dublin, Ireland

1 night Sun. May 17-Mon. May 18

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Athlone, Ireland

0 nights Mon. May 18

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Galway, Ireland

1 night Mon. May 18-Tue. May 19

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Doolin, Ireland

1 night Tue. May 19-Wed. May 20

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Limerick, Ireland

0 nights Wed. May 20

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Tralee, Ireland

0 nights Wed. May 20

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Dingle, Ireland

0 nights Wed. May 20

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Waterville, Ireland

0 nights Wed. May 20

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Kenmare, Ireland

0 nights Wed. May 20

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Killarney, Ireland

2 nights Wed. May 20-Fri. May 22

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Cork, Ireland

1 night Fri. May 22-Sat. May 23

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Midleton, Ireland

0 nights Sat. May 23

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Waterford, Ireland

1 night Sat. May 23-Sun. May 24

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Kilkenny, Ireland

0 nights Sun. May 24

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Wexford, Ireland

0 nights Sun. May 24

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Swords, Ireland

2 nights Sun. May 24-Tue. May 26

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Things to do in and around Dublin

  • Dublin
  • Dublin streets
  • National Botanic Gardens of Ireland
  • Trinity College - old Library 1
  • The Chester Beatty Library, Dublin
  • sunshine in the Burren
  • Newgrange
  • National Gallery of Ireland
  • Guinness Storehouse
  • Phoenix Park, Dublin
  • War Memorial Park-003
  • Glendalough Glass
  • Brittas Bay, Co. Wicklow, looking North
   
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Dublin

Ireland, Dublin region

Night lifeCultureFoodHistoric1 nightSun. May 17 - Mon. May 18

Ireland's illustrious capital is known for its literary traditions, an upbeat pub scene, and a wealth of cultural and historic sites.

Dublin is the capital and largest city of Ireland. Founded as a Viking settlement, the Kingdom of Dublin became Ireland's principal city following the Norman invasion. One of the oldest is Dublin Castle, which was first founded as a major defensive work on the orders of King John of England in 1204. Other popular landmarks and monuments include the Mansion House, the Anna Livia monument, the Molly Malone statue, Christ Church Cathedral, St Patrick's Cathedral, Saint Francis Xavier Church on Upper Gardiner Street near Mountjoy Square, The Custom House, and Áras an Uachtaráin. Dublin has more green spaces per square kilometre than any other European capital city.
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Things to do in and around Athlone

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  • Athlone - The Oldest Pub In Ireland
  • The Town Of Athlone
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  • View from Athlone Town Bridge
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  • Newgrange
   
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Athlone

Ireland, Westmeath region

0 nightsMon. May 18

Set on the Shannon River, this vibrant little town is home to some notable historic landmarks, as well as a thriving cultural scene.

Owing to its easy accessibility, and selection of shops, Athlone is the main retail destination for residents in the Midlands area. It is flanked by the Athlone Town Centre, a modern shopping centre with shops, cafes and the 4 star Sheraton hotel. Sean's Bar is listed by as the oldest pub in Europe. Athlone Castle reopened following a multi-million euro renovation to transform the castle into a state-of-the-art, multi-sensory visitor experience. The Luan Gallery, a multi-million euro contemporary art gallery is the first purpose-built, modern visual art gallery located in the midlands. Other popular attractions for visitors are the Glendeer Open Farm and the Viking Cruise of the Shannon.
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Things to do in and around Galway

  • The confluence of River Corrib into Galway Bay
  • Quay Street, Galway
  • Looking Down Quay Street
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  • Galway Museum
  • Coral Beach
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  • St Nicholas’s Collegiate Church
  • Dun Aengus on Inishmore
  • Fanore Beach
   
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Galway

Ireland, Galway region

Night lifeCultureBeachesHistoric1 nightMon. May 18 - Tue. May 19

Strewn with historic sites and museums, thriving bohemian city is also known for its beaches, vibrant culture, and nightlife.

Galway is a city in the West of Ireland in the province of Connacht. Galway lies on the River Corrib between Lough Corrib and Galway Bay. Galway is known as Ireland's Cultural Heart and is renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals, celebrations and events. Every November, Galway hosts the Tulca Festival of Visual Arts as well as numerous festivals. Lynch's Castle on Shop Street is probably the finest medieval town house in Ireland. The Church of Ireland St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church is the largest medieval church still in everyday use in Ireland.
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Things to do in and around Doolin

  • Doolin, Ireland
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  • Coral Beach
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  • Dun Aengus on Inishmore
  • Fanore Beach
   
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Doolin

Ireland, Clare region

NatureActive1 nightTue. May 19 - Wed. May 20

Visitors flock to this lovely village to enjoy its excellent traditional Irish music, a lively pub scene, and a famous cave.

Doolin is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland, on the Atlantic coast. It borders the spa town of Lisdoonvarna. It is a noted centre of traditional Irish music, which is played nightly in its pubs, making it a popular tourist destination. There are numerous nearby archaeological sites, many dating to the Iron Age and earlier. Doonagore Castle and Ballinalacken Castle are also in the area. It is also a noted surfing destination. Doolin's harbour is a departing point for boat trips to the Aran Islands and the Cliffs of Moher. the village's main streets are Fisher Street that has several shops and hostels, Fitz's Cross and Roadford which has a few restaurants and hotels.
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Things to do in and around Limerick

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  • IMG_0029 - The Hunt Museum
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  • ST. MARY’S CATHEDRAL LIMERICK [JUNE 2016]-117757
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  • Clare Glens, Co Tipperary & Limerick
   
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Limerick

Ireland, Limerick region

HistoricCultureFoodNatureNight life0 nightsWed. May 20

Strewn with historic landmarks, architectural gems, and cultural venues, this vibrant city is full of the fast-paced Irish spirit.

Limerick is located in the Mid-West Region and is also part of the province of Munster. In early medieval times Limerick was at the centre of the Kingdom of Thomond which corresponds to the present day Mid West Region. The city is the setting for Frank McCourt's memoir Angela's Ashes. Riverfest is an annual summer festival held in Limerick. The 2014 festival was held 2 to 5 May and had a record 80,000 visitors.
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Things to do in and around Tralee

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  • bridge street
  • Whoa!
  • Ring of Kerry
  • Killarney National Park 15
   
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Tralee

Ireland, Kerry region

0 nightsWed. May 20

Well-known as a a great stop for exploring the Dingle Peninsula, this town has much to offer, from colorful streets to cultural events.

Tralee is the county town of County Kerry in the south-west of Ireland. The town is on the northern side of the neck of the Dingle Peninsula, and is the largest town in County Kerry. Tralee is famous for the Rose of Tralee International Festival which has been held annually in August since 1959. Archaeological sites include Casement's Fort: an ancient Ring Fort where Roger Casement was hiding when arrested. Monument to Saint Brendan the Navigator at Fenit. and Caherconree: Iron Age Fort overlooking Tralee Bay
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Things to do in and around Dingle

  • Dingle
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  • Ring of Kerry
  • Killarney National Park 15
   
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Dingle

Ireland, Kerry region

Small townsNight life0 nightsWed. May 20

Home to a historic port, this lovely little town offers great eateries, arts and crafts shops, live music venues, and nice fishing.

The only town on the Dingle Peninsula, Dinglesits on the Atlantic coast. In Ireland the town was developed as a port following the Norman invasion of Ireland. The Dingle Peninsula was the scene of much of the military activity of 1579–80. On 17 July 1579 James FitzMaurice FitzGerald brought a small fleet of ships to Dingle. He made landfall, launching the Second Desmond Rebellion. sites in Dingle include St. Mary's church, which was a neo-Gothic church built to designs by J. J. McCarthy. Since 1984 a common bottlenose dolphin has frequented the Dingle harbour area. He has been given the name Fungie. He regularly shows up when tour boats go out to meet him.
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Things to do in and around Waterville

  • Athlone
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  • Ring of Kerry
  • Killarney National Park 15
   
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Waterville

Ireland

0 nightsWed. May 20

An authentic Irish destination visited by few tourists.

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Things to do in and around Kenmare

  • Athlone
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  • Ring of Kerry
  • Killarney National Park 15
   
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Kenmare

Ireland

0 nightsWed. May 20

An authentic Irish destination visited by few tourists.

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Things to do in and around Killarney

  • Killarney
  • Castle Ross 2
  • Irlanda 2010
  • Killarney Dry Ginger Ale
  • Ring of Kerry
  • Killarney National Park 15
  • Island Chapel
  • Rossbeigh Beach, Ring of Kerry (506498)
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  • IMGP4196 Looking For The Lighthouse
   
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Killarney

Ireland, Kerry region

NatureActiveNight lifeFood2 nightsWed. May 20 - Fri. May 22

Full of charm, colorful shops, and notable landmarks, this town is famed for its proximity to many historic and natural attractions.

Killarney is a medium sized town in County Kerry, southwestern Ireland. The town is on the northeastern shore of Lough Leane, which is part of Killarney National Park. The town and its hinterland is home to St Mary's Cathedral, Ross Castle, Muckross House and Abbey, the Lakes of Killarney, MacGillycuddy's Reeks, Purple Mountain, Mangerton Mountain, the Gap of Dunloe and Torc Waterfall. Killarney was bestowed the prestigious "Best Kept Town" award in 2007 in a cross-border competition. Tourism is by far the largest industry in Killarney. With the exception of Dublin, there are more hotel beds in Killarney than in any other Irish town or city.
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Things to do in and around Cork

  • French's Quay as Viewed From South Gate Bridge (Cork City)
  • Street
  • English Market, Cork, Ireland
  • Clock Tower of St. Anne's church
  • Crawford Art Gallery, a National Cultural Institiution
  • Ring of Kerry
  • Island Chapel
  • Cork Butter Museum
  • University College Cork
  • Cork Public Museum I
  • ELIZABETH STAR-SHAPED FORT [CORK]-118710
  • Killarney National Park 15
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Cork

Ireland, Cork region

Night lifeCultureFood1 nightFri. May 22 - Sat. May 23

Ireland's second-largest city, this vibrant metropolis is full of historic sites, cultural monuments, and wonderful local food.

Cork is a city in Ireland. It is located in the South-West Region and in the province of Munster. The city is built on the River Lee which divides into two channels at the western end of the city. The city centre is located on the island created by the channels. The city's cognomen of "the rebel city" originates in its support for the Yorkist cause during the English War of the Roses. Cork features architecturally notable buildings originating from the Medieval to Modern periods.[28] The only notable remnant of the Medieval era is the Red Abbey. Other notable places include Elizabeth Fort, the Cork Opera House, and Christ Church on South Main Street. The city has many local traditions in food, including crubeens, and tripe and drisheen. During certain city festivals, food stalls are also sometimes erected on city streets – such as St. Patrick's Street or Grand Parade.
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Things to do in and around Midleton

  • Cobh - West View Also Known Locally As The
  • Strasbourg Goose Restaurant - 17/18 French Church Street, Cork
  • Jameson Irish Whiskey
  • Island Chapel
  • Ring of Kerry
   
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Midleton

Ireland, Cork region

0 nightsSat. May 23

Best known for its whisky distillery, this small town is full of colorful houses, quaint shops, and traditional pubs.

Midleton is a town in south-eastern County Cork, Ireland. In recent years the commercial part of Midleton has expanded to the old site of Midleton Mart, now called Market Green. This includes a five-screen cinema, Tesco and other stores and the Midleton Park Hotel on the other side of Tesco. On Saturdays the park next to SuperValu is the site for the popular Midleton Farmers' Market – one of the first such markets to be established since their renaissance in Ireland. Midleton is also the home of one of Ireland's premier tourist destinations – the Old Midleton Distillery which includes the largest pot-still in the world.
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Things to do in and around Waterford

  • Waterford Town, Quays
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  • Walking Tour of Waterford, Ireland
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  • Waterford Church Relics
  • inistioge
  • Baginbun head - something historical happened here - cnat remember. Was it Strongbow, who later married Aoife in that painting by Maclise?
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  • Johnstown Castle
   
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Waterford

Ireland, Waterford region

Historic1 nightSat. May 23 - Sun. May 24

The birthplace of the exquisite Waterford Crystal, this vibrant city is full of museums, historic relics, and beautiful churches.

The city is situated at the head of Waterford Harbour. Reginald's Tower is the oldest urban civic building in Ireland, and the oldest monument to retain its Viking name. To this day, it remains Waterford's most recognisable landmark. The River Suir, which flows through Waterford City, has provided a basis for the city's long maritime history. Waterford Port has been one of Ireland's major ports for over a millennium. Today, Waterford is known for Waterford Crystal, a legacy of the city's former glass making industry. Glass, or crystal, was manufactured in the city from 1783 until early 2009. The Waterford Crystal visitor centre in the Viking Quarter opened in June 2010.
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Things to do in and around Kilkenny

  • View from St. Canice's Cathedral (Kilkenny)
  • Kilkenny
  • Kilkenny Castle
  • Cattedrale di San Canizio (Kilkenny) (HDR)
  • Smithwick's St Francis Abby Brewery, Kilkenny
  • inistioge
  • Baginbun head - something historical happened here - cnat remember. Was it Strongbow, who later married Aoife in that painting by Maclise?
   
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Kilkenny

Ireland, Leinster region

HistoricSmall townsCulture0 nightsSun. May 24

Full of history and medieval ambiance, this small city offers much to its visitors, from churches, to a castle, to memorable streets.

Kilkenny is a city located in south-east part of Ireland and the county town of the eponymous County Kilkenny. It is built on both banks of the River Nore in the province of Leinster. Kilkenny is regarded for its culture with craft and design workshops, the Watergate Theatre, public gardens and museums. Annual events include Kilkenny Art Festival, the Cat Laughs comedy festival and music at the Rhythm and Roots festival and the Source concert. It is a popular base to explore the surrounding towns, villages and countryside.
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Things to do in and around Wexford

  • St. Peter's College
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  • Selskar Abbey
  • Wexford
  • inistioge
  • Baginbun head - something historical happened here - cnat remember. Was it Strongbow, who later married Aoife in that painting by Maclise?
   
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Wexford

Ireland, Wexford region

FoodNight life0 nightsSun. May 24

Founded by the Vikings in the 9C, this town is home to some interesting historic sites and is surrounded with beautiful nature.

Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland, on the south side of Wexford Harbour, the estuary of the River Slaney. Wexford is the home of many youth and senior theatre groups and has a number of music and drama venues including Wexford Opera House, the Dun Mhuire Theatre and Wexford Arts Centre. The Wexford Arts Centre hosts exhibitions, theatre, music and dance events. Local sights include Curracloe Beach, The Irish National Heritage Park at Ferrycarrig, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve and the "Twin Churches" on Rowe St. and Bride St. - Two of the most noticeable buildings in Wexford.
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Things to do in and around Swords

  • Athlone
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  • sunshine in the Burren
  • Newgrange
  • Glendalough Glass
  • Dublin
  • Brittas Bay, Co. Wicklow, looking North
  • Knowth
   
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Swords

Ireland

2 nightsSun. May 24 - Tue. May 26

An authentic Irish destination visited by few tourists.

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