Thatched cottages to historic castles - IrishCentral readers had a love affair with properties for sale in Ireland this year

Moving to Ireland is a dream for so many people around the world. One of the first steps in making Ireland your new home, however, is finding a place to live.

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Whether you have the gears in motion to make the move to Ireland, or just like to spend some time daydreaming about your ideal Irish home, IrishCentral readers couldn't get enough of our Irish properties for sale posts this year.

A whole island, fixer-uppers, a church, a pub, and, naturally, a couple of Irish castles were among the most popular properties for sale we shared with you over the last 12 months.

IrishCentral readers had a particular affinity for properties for sale in Co Galway, with three making the top ten most popular posts of 2019!

Check out our top 10 most popular Irish properties for sale posts from 2019. Did  your favorite make the cut?

10: Seana Thig, Co Kerry

Seana Thig in Co Kerry

Seana Thig in Co Kerry

Read More: We’re putting this thatched cottage that’s for sale in Co Kerry on our Christmas list

9: McCarthy's Bar in Nohoval, Co Cork

McCarthy's Pub in Nohoval, Co Cork

McCarthy's Pub in Nohoval, Co Cork

Read More: This charming Co Cork pub and guesthouse could be yours for $250k

8: West Cork Cottage

West Cork Cottage

West Cork Cottage

Read More: Perfect Christmas gift? West Cork cottage with sea views on the market for $312k

7: Carrowntober East, Kilkerrin, Ballinasloe, Co Galway 

Carrowntober East,Kilkerrin, Ballinasloe, Galway (GerryCoffey.ie)

Carrowntober East,Kilkerrin, Ballinasloe, Galway (GerryCoffey.ie)

Read More: Own this fairytale Irish cottage in Galway for $53K on Make Your Dream Come True Day

6: Fairybridge, Co Galway

Fairybridge in Co Galway (Daft.ie)

Fairybridge in Co Galway (Daft.ie)

Read More: Thatched cottage of the fairies up for sale in Galway

5: St. Nicholas' Church, Co Westmeath

St. Nicholas' Church, Co Westmeath

St. Nicholas' Church, Co Westmeath

Read More: Spectacular Irish 19th-century church goes on the market for $190k

4: Gorman's Clifftop House, Co Kerry

Gorman's Clifftop House, Co Kerry

Gorman's Clifftop House, Co Kerry

Read More: Stunning Dingle clifftop guesthouse and restaurant is a piece of heaven

3: Caherkinmonwee Castle, Co Galway

Caherkinmonwee Castle in Co Galway

Caherkinmonwee Castle in Co Galway

Read More: Irish castle dating from 1450 and restored to its former glory is now for sale

2: Gosford Castle, Co Armagh

Gosford Castle, Co Armagh (Maison Real Estate)

Gosford Castle, Co Armagh (Maison Real Estate)

Read More: A castle from Game of Thrones in Northern Ireland sold earlier this year

1: Rathlin O Birne Island, Co Donegal

Rathlin O Birne, Co Donegal (MyHome.ie)

Rathlin O Birne, Co Donegal (MyHome.ie)

Read More: Donegal island with two lighthouse cottages for just $84k goes sale agreed

Did your favorite Irish property make the list? If you could move anywhere in Ireland, where would it be? Let us know in the comments!

Fairybridge in Co Galway was one of the most popular Irish property posts on IrishCentral this yearDaft.ie