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Dowth

Dowth

Built about 5,000 years ago in the Stone Age, Dowth is one of three great burial mounds of Brú na Bóinne, a UNSECO World Heritage Site. Unlike Newgrange and Knowth, the two other burial mounds, visitors can go directly to Dowth and walk around.   There are two burial...
Spanish Arch

Spanish Arch

Located on the east bank of the River Corrib, the Spanish Arch protected merchant ships as they unloaded their cargo. Historians believe that the Spanish Arch was part of Galway’s Medieval city walls. It was an extension.   Built around 1584, the Spanish Arch...
Poulnabrone Dolmen

Poulnabrone Dolmen

Located in the Burren, a region known for its karst limestone, sits Poulnabrone Dolmen (Poll na mBrón). Although Poulnabrone Dolmen may look like a few slabs of limestone stacked together, it is actually a portal tomb constructed over 5,000 years ago during the...
Loop Head Lighthouse

Loop Head Lighthouse

Located on the northern shore of the Shannon Estuary near its head with the Atlantic Ocean, the Loop Head Lighthouse guides maritime traffic along Ireland’s western shore. There has always been a lighthouse on the Loop Head Peninsula since 1670. The present...
Ladies View

Ladies View

Located right off the N71 road, Ladies View is a well-known stop along the Ring of Kerry. This popular overlook provides beautiful panoramic views of the Upper Lake.   If you look to the northwest, you can see Carrauntoohil in the distance. At 1,038 metres high,...