• Athenry

    With its impressive town walls, priory and restored castle, Athenry is a great place to visit to experience medieval Ireland.

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    Athy

    Located at the start of the Barrow Navigation, the market town of Athy has got a beautiful canal walk, two castles and an fascinating local museum.

  • Bandon

    Bandon

    Once circled by defensive walls more impressive than those at Derry, the picturesque plantation town of Bandon is studded with wonderful churches.

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    Buttevant

    It may be small but Buttevant has a fantastic medieval heritage and one of the best pubs come grocery shops in Ireland. Located halfway between Cork and Limerick it is most definitely worth a visit.

  • Carlingford

    Carlingford

    Take in the view on the Cooley Mountains, drink some local whiskey and slurp down the oysters in this wonderfully situated town.

  • Cashel

    Experiencing Cashel is more than just visiting the stunning Rock. It’s about having high tea in the Bishop’s Palace, visiting the quirky folk museum and walking the attractive Georgian and medieval streets.

  • Castledermot

    With its ornate 10th century high crosses, round tower, and 14th century friary, Castledermot is dominated by its impressive ecclesiastic remains.

  • Clonmel

    Located in the shadow of the Comeragh Mountains, Clonmel has a beautiful medieval precinct, the best small bakery in Ireland and some great cider.

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    Cork

    Great food, great pubs, and a uniquely independent character makes Cork a fantastic place to be in.

  • Derry/ Londonderry

    Derry/ Londonderry is a city reborn. UK Capital of Culture for 2013, the vibrancy of its streets and friendliness of its people makes this one of the most interesting and engrossing places on the island of Ireland.

  • Drogheda

    Drogheda

    Located only a few kilometers from the Brú na Bóinne UNESCO World Heritage Site, Drogheda, with its museum, gallery and collection of medieval buildings is a great place to visit.

  • Dublin

    Ireland’s vibrant capital city is home to world class museums, dynamic theatres and great pubs, all contained within a beautiful medieval and Georgian streetscape.

  • Fethard

    Discover one of the most attractive and intact medieval towns in Ireland. If that isn’t enough, you have to visit the local pub that’s one of the best restaurants in the county and also happens to be the local undertaker!

  • Galway

    Ireland’s festival capital, there always seems like there is something going on in this beautiful and intimate city.

  • Kilkenny

    Dominated by its magnificent castle and elegant gothic cathedral, Kilkenny is defined by its love of the arts, its craftspeople and an obsession with hurling.

  • Kilmallock

    It’s not everywhere where you can find 1500kms of walking routes and 52kms of mountain biking trails within close proximity to a fine medieval town!

  • Limerick

    Located at the mouth of the River Shannon, Limerick is an engaging mix of history, art galleries and rugby!

  • New Ross

    Visit the largest 13th century church in Ireland and learn about the simultaneously tragic and inspiring story of Irish emigration.

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    Rindoon
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    Rindoon is quite simply one of the most wonderfully surprising places to visit in Ireland. The abandoned medieval town complete with its extensive ruins is without peer in either Ireland or the UK.

  • Trim

    Studded with medieval remains, the town is dominated by its massive castle. However, if archaeology isn’t your thing, Trim also hosts the largest and only satire festival in Europe!

  • Waterford

    A Viking city that is home to Ireland’s crystal industry, Waterford is a place that has embraced its amazing past and now wants to tell you all about it.

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    Wexford

    There are not many towns with an opera house, a rich medieval past, and one of the best bird reserves in Europe!

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    Youghal

    A visit to Youghal is to experience a unique combination of fantastic blue flag beaches and an easily visible, engaging medieval past.