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Causeway on the North coast 60
miles north of Belfast
The Giant's Causeway is known for its
polygonal columns of layered basalt. This
is the only World Heritage Site in
Northern Ireland. The columns are from a
volcanic eruption around 60 million years
ago. The area has attracted visitors for
centuries for its rugged coastline, with
nothing between here and America.
Admission about £9 per adult. Phone
number 028 2073 1855.
Website . wiki/page
. Postcode BT57
Bridge 6 miles east of Giant's
There is a coastal car park with a
footpath, about 1 mile long, that leads
to the bridge with amazing views along
the way. The Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge
was built by fishermen to check their
salmon nets at the small island. It is
now a top visitor attraction for people
wanting to experience the thrill of
crossing the 60ft wide chasm, with an
80ft drop into the Atlantic Ocean.
Admission about £6 per adult. Phone
number 028 2076 9839.
. Postcode BT54
north of Ireland 2 miles south of Giant's
Bushmills is one of most known whiskey
brands in the world, that celebrated 400
years of distilling in 2008. The
distillery is situated two miles from the
Giant's Causeway, making the area one of
the top attractions in Northern Ireland.
Tours about £7 per adult. Phone
Number 028 2073 3218.
. Postcode BT57 8XH
The Cliffs of
Moher on the west coast of
Sitauted about 58 miles northwest of
Limerick, the cliffs are about 6 miles
long, and about 700 feet at thier highest
point, rising above the Atlantic Ocean.
This is one of Ireland's top visitor
attractions, now with a new Visitor
Centre, not to be missed. Prices for all
facilities about £6 per adult. Phone
number +353 65 708 6141.
www.cliffsofmoher.ie . wiki/page
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Islands west coast of Ireland, by
the Cliffs of Mohar
The islands are the most westerly part of
Ireland, with nothing between them and
America. The Islands retain much of the
culture and heritage of Ireland, with
interesting geology and archaeology. The
tour boats for the Aran Islands and
Cliffs of Moher depart about 8 miles
north of the Cliffs of Moher by the
village of Doolin. Boat
trips from about 20 Euros per adult.
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5 miles northwest of Cork, south of
Blarney Castle was built in the 1400s for
Cormac MacCarthy, a notable Irish
Cheiftan. The castle is now one of the
top attractions in Ireland, with millions
of visitors wanting to kiss the Blarney
Stone, the legendary Stone of Eloquence,
situated at the top of the Tower. The
story goes, Kiss the Stone and you'll
never again be lost for words. You have
hang over backwards to kiss the stone.
There are a lot of coins to be found
directly below the stone, that fall out
of peoples pockets. Admission about 13
Euros per adult. Phone number +353 21 438
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Queenstown 13 miles south of Cork
on the south coast
The town was named Queenstown when
Ireland was part of the UK. The name was
changed back to its old Irish name Cobh
in 1922, after Ireland gained
independance. This is where hundreds of
thousands of Irish men and women left for
a new life in Ameerica, many from the
time of the Famine 1844-48. The town has
a museum at the railway station named The
Queenstown Story, giving information on
emigration up to the era of the Great
Liners that ran up to the 1950s. The
cemetery in Cohb is where some of the
people from the RMS
Lusitania disaster are buried. Prices
about 7 Euros per adult.
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Ross Castle 70
miles southwest of Limerick in the
Ross Castle is situated by Lough Leane,
National Park County Kerry. Ross
Castle was built in the late 1400s for
the O'Donoghues Mor (Ross). Ownership
changed during the Desmond Rebellion of
the 1580's, to the Mac Carty Mor. He then
leased the castle and lands to Sir
Valentine Browne. The castle was one of
the last to surrender to Oliver
Cromwell's Roundheads during the Irish
Confederate Wars. Admission about 4 Euros
per adult. Phone number +353 64 663
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overlooking Bantry Bay, southwest of
Bantry House is one of Ireland's top
stately homes, with views over Bantry Bay
in the south west of Ireland, about 20
miles south of Kenmare, 104 miles
southwest of Limerick. Bantry House is
owned by Egerton & Brigitte
Shelswell-White and their family. You can
take self guided tours of the 3 floors,
to view the Drawing Rooms, Dining Room
and Library. The house also has Bed and
Breakfast accommodation, with views over
the Gardens, Fountain and Hundred Steps.
Admission about 11 Euros per adult. Phone
number +353 27 50047.