Ireland East Coast
Malahide is coastal suburban town near Dublin city, easy to reach by train and buses.
In Malahide village there are extensive retail facilities and services including fashion boutiques, hair and beauty salons, florists, food outlets, and a small shopping centre. There is a wide selection of pubs (including Gibney’s, Fowler’s, Duffy’s and Gilbert and Wright’s), restaurants and the Grand Hotel with 203 rooms.
Malahide Castle is a very well preserved castle, take a tour of this interesting Castle and learn about the fortunes of the Talbot Family who owned the Castle back to 1175. The Gardens are spectacular and this is a great location to spend a few hours.
Originally just a small fishing village, Howth with its surrounding once-rural district is now a busy suburb of Dublin (East Coast), with a mix of dense residential development and wild hillside.
Howth Head is one of the dominant features of Dublin Bay, with a number of peaks, the highest of which is Black Linn.
Don’t miss the Howth Cliffs walk
Glendalough meaning “Valley of two lakes” is a glacial valley in County Wicklow renowned for an Early Medieval monastic settlement founded in the 6th century by St. Kevin.
Kilkenny is a city in south-east part of Ireland and the county town of County Kilkenny. It is on both banks of the River Nore in the province of Leinster.
Kilkenny is a popular tourist destination. Kilkenny’s heritage is evident in the city and is well known for its culture with craft and design workshops, public gardens and museums.