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 Experiences

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    Sights and Bites: Dublin

    With a cultural map in one hand and a culinary compass in the other, savor the treasured sights then seek the nearby local delectable bites.

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    Wild Atlantic Way

    Ireland’s golden shores and steep cliffs set the scene for a beautiful weekend, an epic road trip, and unforgettable moments along the Wild Atlantic Way.

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    Ireland's Ancient East

    East Ireland’s rich cultural and architectural heritage includes Stone Age monuments, early Christian monasteries, looming castles, and much more. Have a look at some of our top picks.

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    Sights and Bites: Belfast

    With a cultural map in one hand and a culinary compass in the other, savor the treasured sights then seek the nearby local delectable bites.

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    I Heart My City: Claudia's Dublin

    Find out why a man from Portland and a woman from Bogotá have found their perfect match in Dublin.

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    Road Trip: Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

    We’ve broken the Wild Atlantic Way into seven segments and offer insider suggestions on authentic cultural experiences, killer views, and little-known highlights.

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    My Favorite Place in Ireland: The WIld West

    Find out why one writer cherishes this area of rolling hills and blue-green sea.

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    The Best of the Wild Atlantic Way

    Here are some of the most stunning spots along Ireland'a Wild Atlantic Way, paired with nearby out-of-the-car adventures so you can experience Ireland’s wild seascapes on your own terms.

  • The Giants Causeway features octagonal volcanic shafts that reach out into the Celtic Sea near Bushmills on the Antrim Coast of Northern Ireland.  Long a central site of Celtic Legends the prime tale is that the giant built the causeway to unite him with his lover in Scotland, who lived near Staffa, the island off Iona that has similar dramatic blocks.

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    My Favorite Place in Northern Ireland: Giant's Causeway

    A Nat Geo writer recounts his trip to the Emerald Isle's hulking, interlocking columns with historic tales of science and myth.

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    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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