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Stradbally West, Ireland

Tyrone House

The remains of a majestic house that was once stood in the crosshairs of the Irish Republican Army.
Drumcliffe, Ireland

Grave of W. B. Yeats

This cemetery overlooking the Benbulben rock formation is the final resting place of one of Ireland's most beloved poets.
Midleton, Ireland

Punishment Book at Jameson Distillery

The whiskey producer's archives includes a historical list of infractions committed by and associated penalties exacted upon employees.
Buncrana, Ireland

Fort Dunree

A retired military stronghold on the rolling green coast of Donegal.
County Donegal, Ireland

'Eire 80' Sign

This World War II relic let Allied pilots know they were entering neutral airspace.
Kerry, Ireland

Saint Brendan’s Well

An ancient holy well said to be used by the patron saint of sailors and travelers, lost in the boggy west of Valentia Island.
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin General Post Office

The modern birthplace of Irish freedom.
Cashel, Ireland

Hore Abbey

The ruins of a medieval monastery named after a type of tree.
Wicklow, Ireland

Seefin Passage Tomb

This 5,300-year-old tomb with mysterious carvings crowns an Irish mountain.
Mayo, Ireland

Slievemore's deserted stone village

Achill's most recently abandoned village dates back to to the Age of Enlightenment.
Connemara, Ireland

Kylemore Abbey

A stunning Victorian abbey and walled garden on a lakefront.
Tulsk, Ireland

Rathcroghan

This ancient Irish landscape boasts hundreds of legendary ruins.
Ross, Ireland

Bridges of Ross

This natural sea arch highlights Ireland's rugged coastal beauty.
Kilkenny, Ireland

Kells Priory

These imposing walls and towers look more like the ruins of a fortress than a monastery.
County Donegal, Ireland

Grianán of Aileach

You can see three Irish counties from this Neolithic hillside fort, once the seat of the Kingdom of Ailech.
Roscommon, Ireland

The Irish National Famine Museum

An outstanding and haunting glimpse of the horrors of the Great Famine of Ireland.
Corofin, Ireland

The Burren

A hugely vast Irish landscape of barren rock that stretches for miles.
Cork, Ireland

Knocknakilla Stone Circle

Just another ancient, mysterious Irish stone circle.
Dunloe Upper, Ireland

Gap of Dunloe

Traveling this mountain pass reveals quaint stone buildings, stunning Irish scenery, and a bridge said to grant wishes.
Inishmaan, Ireland

The Island of Inishmaan

Certain traditions prevail on the least-visited island of the Aran Islands.
Kerry, Ireland

Fahan Beehive Huts

Ireland's most remarkable collection of these curious cone-shaped houses is worth the buzz.
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin's Garden of Remembrance

Amidst the bustling streets of Dublin, there is a hushed garden that is dedicated to "All those who gave their lives in the cause of Irish Freedom."
Sligo, Ireland

Medb's Cairn

This 30-foot pile of rocks may be the grave of a mythological Irish queen.
Wicklow, Ireland

The Round Tower of Glendalough

This ancient Irish tower could easily have stood in for Rapunzel's prison.