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Ireland's Ancient East

Stunning Irish heritage, sequestered mountain ranges and captivating coastlines abound here

Welcome to Ireland’s Ancient East!

Experience Ireland’s Ancient East where vibrant history and modern life meet. City or rural, with great attractions, beautiful scenery, stunning coastline, medieval towns, fine food and excellent shops, the region really has it all. You’ll feel well-rested and reinvigorated after a trip here.

Perhaps you’re a history buff? Ireland’s Ancient East provides visitors to the Emerald Isle with the perfect opportunity to explore and discover 5000 years of Ireland’s history and culture. There’s also amazing dining and this beautiful part of Ireland boasts many first-class restaurants, inviting inns and tea rooms which are bursting with local and seasonal produce. Shopaholic? With excellent shopping facilities across the region, it doesn’t get better than this so have a browse of our shopping guide. The area’s cultural life is buzzing with museums, theatres, and galleries and live music venues. There are also hidden gems dotted across the region and not forgetting the inviting Irish pubs and lively bars where you can unwind after all that sightseeing!

Whatever it is you’re looking for in Ireland’s Ancient East, let our informative blogs help shape your travel plans!

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Top 10 things to do in Ireland’s Ancient East
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Top 10 things to do in Ireland’s Ancient East

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Top 10 reasons to visit Ireland’s Ancient East
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Top 10 reasons to visit Ireland’s Ancient East

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How to spend 48 hours in Ireland’s Ancient East
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How to spend 48 hours in Ireland’s Ancient East

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Getting to and around Ireland’s Ancient East
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Getting to and around Ireland’s Ancient East

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You'll find our beautiful, printed guides in leading hotels across the UK and Ireland. But you can also read or download the e-book versions: filled with interesting articles, local information, discounts and special offers.

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