The Most Interesting Historical Places in Western Ireland

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Historical Places in Western Ireland

Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa , Inishmore
Perched atop a cliff, Dun Aonghasa represents the most popular of the prehistoric forts on the Aran Islands. Walk from the nearby museum up t
Salthill Promenade
Historic Walking Area
Lined by bars, restaurants, and hotels, Salthill Promenade stretches along Galway Bay. The "Prom," as the locals call it, is the longest seas
Ashford Castle ©
Ashford Castle is a medieval and Victorian castle that has been expanded over the centuries and turned into a five star luxury hotel near Con
Ceide Fields ©
Ceide Fields , County Mayo
The Céide Fields (Irish: Achaidh Chéide, meaning "flat topped hill fields") is an archaeological site on the north County Mayo coast in the w
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Historic destinations in Western Ireland

Kylemore Trip planner BEST FOR: Garden, Church Inishmore Trip planner BEST FOR: Ruin, Hiking Trail, Outdoor Activity Galway Trip planner BEST FOR: Nightlife, National Park, Landmark Portumna Trip planner BEST FOR: Architectural Building, Castle, Park Drumcliff Trip planner BEST FOR: Cemetery, Religious Site, Historic Site