Picture of a couple at the Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

A couple lies on rocks overlooking the Cliffs of Moher and the sea.

Photograph by Jim Richardson, National Geographic

Ireland Features

  • Picture of trees lit at night in Mount Stewart Gardens, Ireland

    Top 10 Fall Things to Do in Ireland

    Festivals and events highlight the fall season in Ireland. Get out and enjoy harvest fairs, sports championships, traditional music and arts, guided weekend walks, creepy ghost tours, and much more.

  • Picture of the Queen of Tarts shop in Dublin, Ireland

    Top 10 Food and Drink in Ireland and Northern Ireland

    Ireland and Northern Ireland have long had the raw ingredients for a world-class cuisine.

  • Picture of the Hilton Park house in Ireland

    Irish Manor Houses

    Downton Abbey dreams rival the real stories and characters welcoming guests at these five Irish manors.

  • Picture of a trail near Dunquin Harbour, Dingle, Ireland

    Top 10 Things to Do

    Epic coastal drives. Literary pub tours. Castles that echo of ancestry. The allure of Ireland and Northern Ireland is as strong as ever—soak it all in with these ten don't-miss experiences.

  • Picture of the Mardyke Suspension Bridge in Cork City, Ireland

    Living Like a Local in Cork City

    From strolling around Fitzgerald Park to ringing the famous bells of Shandon, discover the great variety of diversions found in this Irish city.

  • Picture of Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

    An Insider's Guide to Galway

    Urban Insider Annie Fitzsimmons reveals the best places to explore, eat, and escape the city for authentic Irish experiences.

  • Photo: Titanic sculpture in Belfast

    Best Trips

    It's time to start planning your adventures for 2012. Here are Traveler magazine's 20 best places in the world to visit, including Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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  • Photo: Man looking at a lake in Ireland

    Ireland Adventure: Hiking the Emerald Isle

    On a ten-day hiking adventure, hit the trails in four of Ireland’s most scenic spots: the Wicklow Mountains, the Ring of Kerry, the Dingle Peninsula, and the Aran Islands.

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