ATTRACTIONS: (a few major)
Ireland is a grand and beautiful scene, one with ancient castles, mystic sites and stunning landscape vistas scattered across its countryside.
From the historic capital city of Dublin, west to the Cliffs of Moher, and from the Lakes of Killarney, north to the rugged landscape of Tory Island, this country has more than its share of things to see and do.
For travel tips, city details, major attractions and points-of-interest, follow the links.
CONVENTION AND VISITOR BUREAUS:
- Discover Ireland (Official Guide)
- Calling Code: 353
- Electricity: 230V, 50Hz
- Drive on the: Left
- Times to Travel: Ireland is best visited April through September, as the days are longer and temperatures pleasant. In July and August (the peak travel months), attractions are frequently crowded with long admission lines, so be early and beat the crowds.
As fall comes to an end, many points-of-interest close, as winter brings rain and wind to Ireland, especially in the central and west. Heavy precipitation is common along the western coastal areas.
Winter temperatures countrywide are more moderate than one might expect, and lows rarely dip below freezing. The higher elevations receive some snow.
TOURISM SITES AND LINKS:
- Blarney Castle and Stone
- Castles of Ireland
- Cliffs of Moher
- Cork City Guide
- Dublin Guide
- Dublin Photos
- Heritage Sites of Ireland
- Ireland Beaches
- Ireland Golf Courses
- Ireland Scenic Drives
- Ireland Tourist Board
- Killarney Guide
- Sligo - Gateway to the Northwest
- Stones of Ireland
- UNESCO Sites
- Visit Ireland
- Wicklow Mountains National Park
PASSPORTS - TRAVEL VISAS - WARNINGS:
|Land Area||68,883 km2|
|Water Area||1,390 km2|
|Total Area||70,273km2 (#118)|
|Government Type||Parliamentary Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$322.00 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$69,400|
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