Tag Archives: Leinster

Giants Causeway

[jj-ngg-jquery-slider gallery="43" html_id="about-slider" width="640" height="465" wmode="transparent" order= "sortorder" center="1" effect="random" pausetime="5000" ] The Giant's Causeway is located in County Antrim on the northeast coast of Northern Ireland, about three miles northeast of the town of Bushmills and close to Carrick a rede rope bridge. It was formed by volcanic basalt columns cooling in hexagonal formations.…
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Cooley Peninsula

  The Cooley Peninsula is one of Ireland's hidden gems. It is located in outside Dundalk, County Louth on the east coast but boasts a wealth of beautiful scenery and legends. Carlingford Lough with a backdrop of the Cooley mountains has lots of walks and trails. Carlingford is a village with narrow streets and ruins…
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Glendalough

[jj-ngg-jquery-slider gallery="42" html_id="about-slider" width="640" height="465" wmode="transparent" order= "sortorder" center="1" effect="random" pausetime="6000" ] Glendalough is located in county Wicklow. The name is derived from the gaelic Gleann Dá Loch, meaning "glen of two lakes". There is a monastery founded by St Kevin in the 6th century and the church and ruins are still there to explore.…
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Hill of Tara

[jj-ngg-jquery-slider gallery="48" html_id="about-slider" width="640" height="465" wmode="transparent" order= "sortorder" center="1" effect="random" pausetime="5000" ] The Hill of Tara was once the "centre" of Ireland. It is an archaeological complex that runs between Navan and Dunshaughlin in County Meath, Ireland. It contains a number of ancient monuments, and, according to tradition, was the seat of the High King…
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