Something for everyone
There is more to Ireland than countryside and rocks, as any number of attractions in Dublin, such as Trinity College and the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin will confirm.
You could spend 3 months visiting tourist attractions in Ireland and still not get to see them all, there are just so many. Most visitors to Ireland are fortunate enough to be here long enough to get outside of the cities and explore the countryside and rugged, romantic landscapes of Ireland and there are lots of interesting and unique attractions to see there. To help you, we have listed the most popular tourist attractions outside of the cities on our Top Trips page.
For those who have limited time and are heading for the city, you should find this section helpful. Please follow the links below to find tourist attractions in the city you will be visiting.
Belfast Cork Derry Dublin
Galway Kilkenny Limerick Waterford
Image: The Temple Bar, Dublin
Golf in Ireland
Ireland has over 400 golf clubs. Courses such as Royal County Down, Royal Portrush, Portmarnock and Ballybunion Golf Course are renowned worldwide - Read more
Explore historic Ireland
Irish Castles, misty hills and ancient sites. In Ireland, history is everywhere. But in some places, there is a strong connection with the past - Read more
Food & drink
Ireland has long had the raw ingredients for world class cuisine, fresh fish and shellfish, dairy herds & hillside wild herbs for free-ranging lambs - Read more
Music & dance
Irish step dancing, popularised in 1994 by the world-famous show Riverdance, is notable for its rapid leg and foot movements, body and arms being kept largely stationary - Read more
A holiday in Ireland offers something different with a variety of local and national events and festivals and major sporting events held in its many towns and cities throughout the year - Read more
The great outdoors
Climb Carrauntoohil, Ireland’s highest mountain. Rock climb & abseil in the ice-carved Gap Of Dunloe or maybe kayak & canoe the deep sparkling Lakes of Killarney - Read more
City tourist attractions
There is more to Ireland than countryside and rocks, as any number of attractions in Dublin, such as Trinity College and the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin will confirm - Read more
With 26 racecourses to choose from, going racing in Ireland is a rather unique experience. For so many years, Ireland has been a dominant force on the world's racing stage - Read more