Ireland is 84,421 km². It's 280 km (175 miles) wide and 486 km (300 miles) long, thats roughly the size of South Carolina. So all in all its not that big, but there is a lot to see and you have to remember there are lots of country roads that cause some delays from time to time.
The landscape, history, music and culture differ greatly between the 4 provinces;
Connacht, Leinster, Munster and Ulster.
definitely take into consideration when
planning your trip!
Castles, hotels, boutique hotels, manner homes, B&B's and truly unique experiences are widely available and in some of the most beautiful parts of the country - just think about what you want to experience.
From golfing, sailing, mountain climbing, biking, hiking, kayaking, SUP'ing, surfing,
fishing, falconry to concerts and festivals, there really is an endless list of activities to do in Ireland.
FOOD & DRINK
Ireland is blessed with seafood, Guinness, whiskey, craft beers and spirits to compliment an excellent and very understated food scene. Of course there will be plenty ceol agus craic (music and fun) to go with it!
Mountains, hills, cliffs, valleys, harbours,
waterfalls, rivers, streams,
beaches, wildlife, birds, plants, and flowers are stunningly beautiful and admired
Historians say the first
sign of a human
presence in Ireland was 12,500 years ago, needless to say there is a lot of history to see! Castles, abbeys, churches,
ruins, historic sites and megalithic monuments are also spread throughout the country and some have got to be seen!