Top 10 Irish Tourist Destinations

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just seeing these places will make you green with envy welcome to Ms mojo and today we're counting down our picks for the top ten tourist destinations in Ireland for this list we're reviewing the most exciting tourist destinations on the entire island that means we're considering tourist spots in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland number 10 the Guinness Storehouse located in Dublin this seventh-floor buildings interior is carefully and appropriately designed in the shape of a Guiness pint glass the building was originally built in 1902 as a fermentation plant for the st. James gate brewery which is where Guinness has been brewing the black stuff since 1759 the storehouse educates you on all of guinnesses history so you'll learn how the company started the brewing process and can even grab a pint at their seventh floor gravity bar that overlooks the city and offers stunning views equally historic is the old Jameson distillery which was established in 1780 and is definitely worth a visit to number 9 Trinity College Trinity College was founded in 1592 under Queen Elizabeth the first and it's Ireland's oldest University beautiful stone architecture abounds throughout their Dublin based campus besides the world-class education the school offers this institution houses millions of books and Irish and British historical documents in its library including the Book of Kells a world famous medieval illuminated manuscript from the Year 800 a visit to this site is a must for any traveler visiting Ireland even if you're sick of school number 8 the burn while the burn is Ireland's smallest National Park at a mere five point eight square miles the area it's found within is renowned for its karst landscape meaning its natural limestone paved landscape which is handsomely defined by its crikes that is its natural formed cracks the park is filled with ancient history archaeologists have found at least 90 megalithic tombs and a variety of medieval structures such as the Qajar Connell stone fort as well as corcomroe abbey compared by some to walking on the moon there is almost too much to see here number seven do name gussa located on Inishmore one of the aran islands donate goose' is a superbly preserved stone fortress epically located on a 330 foot tall cliff overlooking the sea it's believed that the fort's most inner structures were built in 1100 BC with fortress walls being added up until as late as 500 BC making it one of the most famous Irish prehistoric sites it's Irish Gaelic name means fort of Angus chosen for a heroic King of Irish myth number six the Skellig islands great Skellig or skellig michael and little Skellig are two islands found in the Atlantic Ocean that hold historical and natural beauties designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site Skellig Michael is the larger of the two islands and it's home to a pair of Peaks that rise more than 750 feet into the air as well as the remains of a medieval era monastery little Skellig is unfortunately not accessible to the public but it is home to the world's second largest northern Gannet colony if you're not familiar with the Skellig island you will be once you see Star Wars Episode 7 the force awakens as some scenes from that movie were filmed on Skellig number 5 the Giant's Causeway located on Northern Ireland's northeast coast the Giant's Causeway is a collection of approximately 40,000 interlocking basalt columns that were naturally formed most likely between 50 and 60 million years ago due to its peculiar look this site has had a wide range of myths developed around it one of which is that an Irish giant named Finn McCool built this beautiful landscape to fight a Scottish giant across the North Channel UNESCO designated this stunning site a World Heritage Site in 1986 because of its inherently unique nature and it remains one of Northern Ireland's most popular attractions number four the lips of moher the cliffs of mohr gloriously overlook the Atlantic Ocean at hags head on Ireland's West Coast and their height ranges between 390 and 702 feet above the water visitors can gaze out into the Atlantic and view the Aran Islands look south to see loop head and gaze north to see the 12 pins and mam turks mountain ranges naturally beautiful in many ways these cliffs are home to over 20 bird species with more than 30 thousand birds residing there as if you need another reason to visit the cliffs have been featured in a wide range of films such as The Princess Bride and Harry Potter and the half-blood Prince number three Blarney Castle Blarney Castle was initially built before the Year 1200 however the main stone keep the tourists loved to visit was built in 1446 after the original structures were demolished during the Irish Confederate wars Blarney was seized by the English in 1646 while this castle has seen its fair share of violence visitors flock there to see what remains of the castle but perhaps the most popular site on the grounds is the famous Blarney Stone which tourists can kiss while hanging off a wall drop upside down successfully kissing the Blarney Stone supposedly heightens the kissers eloquence whether you want to look or to kiss Blarney Castle is a must number to killarney national park established in 1932 this was Ireland first ever National Park the park houses a variety of wildlife particularly the country's only population of Red Deer as well as many centuries old man-made constructions such as Ross castle but the park is primarily a nature conservatory with various rare species and a diverse habitat and if you want to see what life outside the park is like the Ring of Kerry cuts through Killarney National Park and is a 111 mile tourist circuit that showcases stunning views throughout County Kerry before we get to our number one tourist destination in Ireland let's review some honorable mentions number one Bruna Bonilla positioned on a bend in the river Boyne Bruna Bonilla is an important archaeological site in the Boyne Valley which is befitting since its name in Irish Gaelic means Palace of the Boyne this Neolithic mound complex originated as early as the thirty fifth century BC predating such world-famous attractions as the Egyptian pyramids known for its early implications in scientific and astronomical advances the site contains a wide range of stone monuments and at least 40 passage graves such as the world-famous Newgrange many of which possess beautiful megalithic art because of its beauty and significance UNESCO fittingly named this a World Heritage Site in 1993 do you agree with our 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26 Comments

david lair · May 14, 2019 at 10:06 am

Ireland is no more. We have being invaded by Africans and Muslims men . Rapes up through the roof as is violent crime political blackout media black out . Just to let you know Ireland is fast becoming a Muslim country

Kyle Scott · May 14, 2019 at 10:06 am

Finally someone said Guinness and Ireland right

Niamh Redmond · May 14, 2019 at 10:06 am

If you call an Irish person British you’ll get a clatter and. …………………………….WE NEED TO GET THE COUNTIES BACK

POOLIEY · May 14, 2019 at 10:06 am

Where's Titanic Belfast

Le chat qui miaule · May 14, 2019 at 10:06 am

HELLO LES 5A

Doxin_King · May 14, 2019 at 10:06 am

Proud to be Irish

Andy O'Dee · May 14, 2019 at 10:06 am

Croke Park recently (December 2018) became a UNESCO Sports Heritage site because of Hurling (Ireland's National Sport) a sport which is over 3000 years old

Phelim Heming · May 14, 2019 at 10:06 am

Paedophireland. Don't Take Your Kids.

Redstripe the Warrior · May 14, 2019 at 10:06 am

Is mise Eilis Ní Mhealláin

dank meme · May 14, 2019 at 10:06 am

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Pavol Kralčák photo video · May 14, 2019 at 10:06 am

dont pay for parking in giants causeway its a fucking rip off . its 20 euro because you have to pay for museum as well which is just huge souvenire shop . just park and go trough tunnel on right directly to landmark

The Pug Channel · May 14, 2019 at 10:06 am

Good video. Good clips
Bad prononciacian every place you got the prononciacian wrong

Charlie 74 · May 14, 2019 at 10:06 am

Try enniskillen Ireland’s Only island town

•Mzelle Gâcha• · May 14, 2019 at 10:06 am

Super bien la vidéo

Arlene Cunningham · May 14, 2019 at 10:06 am

I just knew it this is the bullshit list. Go look up vagabrothers video instead – way more accurate.

Fred Sausage · May 14, 2019 at 10:06 am

Trinity college is really boring. Go England if you want to see some interesting universities and real history. Don’t waste you time visiting trinity, jus a big building really

The Republic Of Ireland · May 14, 2019 at 10:06 am

Best country in the world hands down, only bad thing about it is the government

Cynicayke · May 14, 2019 at 10:06 am

Well, at least they didn't say Templebar.

Tour Bird Buddy · May 14, 2019 at 10:06 am

Great Top 10. You could easily do a Top 100, or a Top 1000 if you included pubs!

SkyTheBlue Fox · May 14, 2019 at 10:06 am

Tayt o park???

The Irish Lad · May 14, 2019 at 10:06 am

Jesus, there’s more to see in Our country than rocks!

dagda3000 · May 14, 2019 at 10:06 am

The Burren is overrated. Better visit Rock of Cashel for the sunset.

Shadowghost · May 14, 2019 at 10:06 am

As Alan Partridge once said…….. THERES MORE TO IRELAND DEN DIS

Rebecca Allen · May 14, 2019 at 10:06 am

Dia guit ó Corcaigh

Irish Messi · May 14, 2019 at 10:06 am

I’m from cork

o t · May 14, 2019 at 10:06 am

Cans.ie

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