59 days in Ireland Itinerary

59 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Dublin
— 6 nights
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Dunfanaghy
— 5 nights
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Galway
— 6 nights
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Westport
— 5 nights
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Achill Island
— 4 nights
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Liscannor
— 4 nights
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Dingle
— 6 nights
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Kenmare
— 6 nights
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Kinsale
— 5 nights
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Wexford
— 5 nights
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Kilkenny
— 5 nights

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Dublin

Dublin ©

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Do your shopping at Carrolls Irish Gifts and Liffey Valley Shopping Centre. Get in touch with nature at Bray Head and Portmarnock Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dublin: Pollardstown Fen Nature Reserve (in Newbridge), Tullamore (Esker Hills Golf Club & Tullamore Dew) and Kildare (Kildare Village, The Bog of Allen Nature Centre, &more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Russborough House, take an in-depth tour of 14 Henrietta Street, delve into the distant past at Knowth Megalithic Passage Tomb, and examine the collection at Bram Stoker's Castle Dracula Dublin.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Dublin trip itinerary maker app.

Louisville, USA to Dublin is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Louisville to Dublin is 5 hours. Traveling from Louisville in May, expect Dublin to be slightly colder, temps between 59°F and 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Dunfanaghy.

Things to do in Dublin

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Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane ©
Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane
14 Henrietta Street ©
14 Henrietta Street
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Dunfanaghy

Dunfanaghy ©
Dunfanaghy is a small town, former fishing port, and commercial centre in County Donegal, Ireland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fanad Head Lighthouse and The Art House Ireland Art Gallery. Get some historical perspective at Doe Castle and Old Church Dunlewey. Get out of town with these interesting Dunfanaghy side-trips: Carrick (Carrick River Walk & Slieve League), Carrickabraghy Castle (in Clonmany) and Pollan Beach (in Ballyliffin). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Portsalon Beach, examine the collection at Daniel O'Donnell Visitor Centre, head outdoors with Ionad Cois Locha, and take in the dramatic natural features at Horn Head.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Dunfanaghy trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Dublin to Dunfanaghy in 4 hours. Traveling from Dublin in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Dunfanaghy, with lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Galway.

Things to do in Dunfanaghy

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Portsalon Beach ©
Portsalon Beach
The Art House Ireland Art Gallery ©
The Art House Ireland Art Gallery
Fanad Head Lighthouse ©
Fanad Head Lighthouse

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Galway

Galway ©

City of the Tribes

A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Do your shopping at Spiddal Craft & Design Studios and Charlie Byrne's Bookshop. Let the collections at Glengowla Mines and Strokestown Park & National Famine Museum capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Galway side-trips: Portumna (Portumna Golf Club, The Irish Workhouse Centre, &more), Loughrea (Dartfield Equestrian Center & Horse Museum & Turoe Pet Farm & Leisure Park) and Oughterard (Aughnanure Castle & Curraghduff Farm). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Coole Park Nature Reserve, grab your bike and head to Bike Park Ireland, delve into the distant past at Kilmacduagh Tower, and see the interesting displays at Derryglad Folk and Heritage Museum.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Galway holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Dunfanaghy to Galway takes 4 hours. Traveling from Dunfanaghy in May, plan for little chillier nights in Galway, with lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Galway

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Irish Workhouse Centre ©
The Irish Workhouse Centre
Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre ©
Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre
Glengowla Mines ©
Glengowla Mines

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Westport

Westport ©
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dog's Bay Beach and Drumcliffe Church. Do your shopping at Roundstone Ceramics and The Quay Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Westport side-trips: Roundstone Bay (in Roundstone), Mannin Bay Blueway (in Clifden) and Connemara Championship Golf Links (in Ballyconneely). Next up on the itinerary: explore by horseback at Drummindoo Stud, contemplate the long history of Monk's Fishing House, get engrossed in the history at Hennigan's Heritage Centre, and tee off at Westport Golf Club.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Westport sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Galway to Westport in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. May in Westport sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Achill Island.

Things to do in Westport

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dog's Bay Beach ©
Dog's Bay Beach
The Lost Valley ©
The Lost Valley
Belleek Castle Museum ©
Belleek Castle Museum

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Achill Island

Achill Island ©
Dramatic rocky cliffs, rolling green hills, and a meandering coastline buffeted by a wild ocean make a trip to Achill Island one of the best opportunities to snapping memorable photos of classic Irish landscapes.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Keem Bay and Dugort Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Keel Beach and Cross Beach Loop Walk. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Achill Island: Belmullet (Dun na mBo & Ceathru Thaidhg). Next up on the itinerary: observe the fascinating underwater world at Achill Experience, Aquarium & Visitor Centre, delve into the distant past at Deserted Village, explore the historical opulence of Kildavnet Castle, and enjoy the sand and surf at Mulranny Strand.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Achill Island online trip itinerary maker.

You can travel from Westport to Achill Island in an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Achill Island can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. You will leave for Liscannor on the 29th (Fri).

Things to do in Achill Island

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Keel Beach ©
Keel Beach
Keem Bay
Keem Bay
Deserted Village ©
Deserted Village

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Liscannor

Liscannor ©
Liscannor is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland.GeographyLying on the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north. Take a break from the city and head to Lahinch Beach and Ladies Beach. Get some cultural insight at Kilfenora Cathedral & Crosses and Kilbaha Lighthouse. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Liscannor: Kilbaha (Kilbaha Gallery & Crafts & Loop Head Lighthouse), Kilkee (Bridges of Ross, Kilkee Waterworld, &more) and Kilrush (Scattery Island, St Senan's Church, &more). There's lots more to do: hike along Burren way, stroll through Hag's Head, contemplate the long history of Caherconnell Stone Fort & Sheepdog Demonstrations, and play a few rounds at Lahinch Golf Club.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Liscannor road trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Achill Island to Liscannor. In May, daytime highs in Liscannor are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Dingle.

Things to do in Liscannor

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

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Burren way ©
Burren way
Lahinch Beach ©
Lahinch Beach
Hag's Head ©
Hag's Head

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Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Get a sense of the local culture at Kilmalkedar Church and Dun Chaoin Pier. Museum-lovers will get to explore Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows and Músaem Chorca Dhuibhne. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dingle: Ballyheigue Castle Golf Club (in Ballyheigue), Glenbeigh (Dooks Golf Club & Rossbeigh Beach) and Castlegregory (Glanteenassig Wood & Castlegregory Golf Links). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Coumeenoole Beach, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church, and get outside with Dingle Bay.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Dingle trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Liscannor to Dingle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kenmare.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Kilmalkedar Church ©
Kilmalkedar Church
Ardfert Cathedral ©
Ardfert Cathedral
Rossbeigh Beach ©
Rossbeigh Beach

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Kenmare

Kenmare ©
Known for its wide range of restaurants and traditional pubs, Kenmare sits along two major Irish tourist routes, the Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Beara.
Popular historic sites such as Holy Cross Church and Three Castle Head are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Derrynane Beach and Ring of Beara. Change things up with these side-trips from Kenmare: Bantry (Kealkill Megalithic Stone Circle and Standing Stones, Bantry Bay Golf Club, &more), Gougane Barra Church (in Gougane Barra) and Sugarloaf Mountain (in Glengarriff). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Old Kenmare Road, contemplate the long history of Stone Circle, see the interesting displays at Allihies Copper Mine Museum, and stop by Lorge Chocolatier.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kenmare trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Dingle to Kenmare in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in June, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kinsale.

Things to do in Kenmare

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Derrynane Beach ©
Derrynane Beach
Healy Pass
Healy Pass
Ring of Beara ©
Ring of Beara

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Kinsale

Kinsale ©
Located at the estuary of the Brandon River, the historical fishing town of Kinsale nestles against hills that act as a natural shield against the open sea.
Shop till you drop at Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre and The Gallery Kinsale. Do some cultural sightseeing at Skibbereen Heritage Centre and St. Mary's Collegiate Church. Explore Kinsale's surroundings by going to Midleton (Ballynamona Beach & Birds of Prey Educational Centre), Glenbower Wood (in Killeagh) and Fota Island (Fota Island Resort & Fota House & Gardens). There's still lots to do: tee off at Old Head Golf Links, take an in-depth tour of Michael Collins House, contemplate the long history of Ballysaggartmore Towers, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St Declan's Well and Oratory.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kinsale road trip planning app.

Getting from Kenmare to Kinsale by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Kinsale are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Wexford.

Things to do in Kinsale

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Ballysaggartmore Towers ©
Ballysaggartmore Towers
Michael Collins House ©
Michael Collins House
Birds of Prey Educational Centre ©
Birds of Prey Educational Centre

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Wexford

Wexford ©
Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. Visit The Mill at Avoca Village and Christ Church Cathedral for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Bunclody Golf and Fishing Club and Curracloe Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Wexford: Curracloe Beach (in Enniscorthy), Gorey (Courtown Woods, Craanford Mills, &more) and Courtown (Pirates Cove, Seal Rescue Ireland, &more). And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Saltee Islands, admire the masterpieces at Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity, and take in nature's colorful creations at Colclough Walled Garden.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Wexford online journey builder.

Drive from Kinsale to Wexford in 3 hours. In June in Wexford, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Wexford

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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The Mill at Avoca Village ©
The Mill at Avoca Village
Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach
Seal Rescue Ireland ©
Seal Rescue Ireland

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Kilkenny

Kilkenny ©

Marble City

The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
Do your shopping at National Craft Gallery and Kilkenny Architectural Salvage & Antiques. Jerpoint Park and Holycross Abbey are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kilkenny: Tramore (Tramore Golf Club & Tramore Beach), Curraghmore House (in Portlaw) and Waterford (King of the Vikings, Edmund Rice Heritage Centre, &more). There's lots more to do: get outside with Go With The Flow - River Adventures, appreciate the extensive heritage of Butter Slip, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mount Melleray Abbey, and explore the historical opulence of Roscrea Castle.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kilkenny tour website.

You can drive from Wexford to Kilkenny in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Kilkenny sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Mayfield Birds of Prey ©
Mayfield Birds of Prey
Jerpoint Park ©
Jerpoint Park

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