Ireland's Ancient East is a must for anyone visiting Ireland
Planning a trip to Ireland? You’ve probably heard of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way that runs along the western coast of Ireland, but maybe you’re not as familiar with Ireland’s Ancient East, locales around the eastern portion of Ireland that tell fantastic stories from Ireland’s long and rich history.
Discover Ireland has put together some of the best spots to visit in Ireland’s Ancient East - check them out here:
Located in Co Wicklow, the stunning Powerscourt Estate has 47 acres of gardens for you to explore.
The home of a 6th-century monastic site in Co Wicklow, Glendalough and its plentiful walking trails are one of the most scenic areas in Ireland.
A port village in Co Cork, Cobh was the last port of call for the ill-fated Titanic, as well as many of the famine ships that departed from Ireland in the 1800s.
Waterford Viking Triangle
Hook Head Lighthouse
Dunbrody Famine Ship
Also in Co Wexford, this historic site offers an authentic reproduction of an 1840’s emigrant vessel.
Rock of Cashel
This ancient site in Co Tipperary holds the history of some of Ireland's most famous high kings.
Irish National Stud
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