Category: South West

  • Oileán Chléire (Cape Clear Island)

    Oileán Chléire (Cape Clear Island)

    Nestled off the southwestern coast of Ireland, Cape Clear Island (Oileán Chléire) invites travelers to explore its rugged beauty. Known as the southernmost inhabited island of Ireland, this quaint haven offers a blend of rich history, vibrant culture, and natural splendor.

  • Adare


    Nestled along the banks of the River Maigue, the picturesque village of Adare is a hidden gem located just 18 kilometers southwest of Limerick city. Steeped in history and surrounded by breathtaking landscapes, Adare offers a fascinating blend of ancient heritage and modern charm.

  • Limerick


    Limerick, situated along the banks of the majestic River Shannon, is a city that brims with charm and surprises. Known for its intriguing history, thriving arts scene, and captivating stories, Limerick offers a unique experience for both locals and tourists alike.

  • Valentia Island

    Valentia Island

    Welcome to Valentia Island, a lesser-known yet remarkable destination off the Iveragh Peninsula in County Kerry, southwestern Ireland. With its rich history, diverse landscapes, and intriguing attractions, Valentia Island is a haven for travelers seeking a more authentic and immersive Irish experience. This guide will help you plan your trip and make the most of…

  • Galley Head Lighthouse

    Galley Head Lighthouse

    Galley Head, a windswept headland overlooking the Atlantic Ocean near Rosscarbery in County Cork, is a place of incredible natural beauty and rich historical significance. At its heart stands the iconic Galley Head Lighthouse, which has stood sentinel over the coast for over a century.

  • Midleton, Cork

    Midleton, Cork

    This weekend I had the pleasure of exploring the charming town of Midleton, located in the heart of East Cork. This town is famous for its farmers’ market and the Jameson Distillery, where you can learn about the whiskey-making process and sample some of the world-famous Jameson Irish Whiskey. The town less than 30 minutes…

  • Skibbereen


    Skibbereen is a charming town located in the heart of West Cork, on the banks of the River Ilen. This picturesque town is steeped in history and culture, with a vibrant arts scene, plenty of outdoor activities, and a thriving food and drink scene.

  • The Burren

    The Burren

    Nestled in the west of Ireland, the Burren is one of the country’s most unique and breathtaking landscapes. This vast limestone plateau covers an area of around 250 square kilometers and is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna, making it a must-visit destination for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Highlights include the…

  • The Skellig Islands

    The Skellig Islands

    The Skellig Islands, located off the coast of County Kerry, are a must-visit destination for those looking for a truly unique and awe-inspiring experience. These two islands, Skellig Michael and Little Skellig, are steeped in history and natural beauty, and offer visitors the chance to explore a truly remote and breathtaking part of Ireland.

  • Killarney


    Killarney, located in County Kerry, Ireland, is a charming town known for its breathtaking natural scenery, lively culture, and historic landmarks. Nestled in the heart of the Ring of Kerry, Killarney offers an unforgettable experience to anyone who visits.