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Ireland's Ancient East... Wander Through Time

Ireland's Ancient East... Wander Through Time

We want to give you some travel inspiration for when life gets back to normal!

Consider a break to Ireland's Ancient East in the near future and experience a land of idyllic towns, lush landscapes and the magic of must-see attractions! Discover a region with over 5,000 years of history and visit incredible attractions, like Megalithic tombs and Medieval castles! In Ireland’s Ancient East there’s so much to experience!

Discover our Top 3 Gems in Ireland's Ancient East...

 

1. Newgrange

Newgrange is a Stone Age (Neolithic) monument in the Boyne Valley, County Meath. Newgrange is best known for the illumination of its passage and chamber by the Winter Solstice sun. Above the entrance to the tomb there is an opening called a roof-box. On mornings around the winter solstice light enters the roof-box and travels up the 19-metre passage and into the chamber!

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2. The Rock of Cashel

The Rock of Cashel is one of Ireland's most visited historic sites. Located in County Tipperary it dates back to 1100. The breath-taking archaeological site encompasses a prominent green hill, banded with a magnificent medieval round tower, cathedral and castle situated in a long grassy plain.

 

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3. Blarney Castle

The Blarney Castle is almost 600 years old, situated in County Cork it's home to the world-famous Blarney Stone. According to the legend whoever kisses the stone is given the ‘gift of the gab’. The castle itself dates back to the late 18th century and includes a dungeon, which is a maze of underground passages, chambers, and the breath-taking grounds.

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