Dublin is the perfect place to take a city break, as it offers a wide range of entertainment options as well as interesting attractions. Attractions such as the Dublin Writer’s Museum and Kilmainham Gaol offer an interesting insight into Ireland’s colourful but troubled history, while a wide range of exciting events are held here throughout the year.
Situated on the River Lee, Cork is famed for its friendly people, and visitors are sure to feel right at home as they explore all that the city has to offer. The city is small enough to cover on foot, and visitors can wander from attractions such as Elizabeth Fort to St. Fin Barre's cathedral in a mere matter of minutes.
The medieval city of Waterford is full of narrow alleyways and Georgian buildings, making this an exciting place to explore on foot. Among the many highlights that can be found in Waterford are the strikingly beautiful Bishop's Palace and Reginald's Tower, while the Granary Museum offers an insight into ancient Irish history.
The ancient city of Galway is one of Ireland’s most picturesque destinations and is famed for its 14th century Lynch's Castle and the impressive cathedral. The city also boasts a large number of bars, pubs and theatres, making this a great place to explore in the evening.
Founded in the year 922 AD by the Vikings, the city of Limerick is set in the heart of one of Ireland’s most beautiful regions. By far the most striking attraction here is St. John’s Castle, which is located on the bank of the River Shannon, while the city is famed for its rich and varied live music scene.