Wild Atlantic Way Attractions
Galway; Irish: Gaillimh, is a city in the West of Ireland in the province of Connacht. The city's name is from the river Gaillimh (River Corrib) that formed the western boundary of the earliest settlement, which was called Dún Bhun na Gaillimhe ("Fort at the mouth of the Gaillimh"). Galway is known to be the most irish city of Ireland and known the world over as "the friendliest city in the world."
Cliffs of Moher
The Cliffs of Moher in County Clare are Ireland’s most visited natural attraction with a magical vista that captures the hearts of one million visitors every year and are a Signature Discovery Point in the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way.
They stretch for 8km (5miles), as the crow flies, along the Atlantic coast of County Clare in the west of Ireland and reach 214m (702 feet) at their highest point at Knockardakin just north of O’Brien’s Tower. Here you can have a world class one in a million visitor experience.
The Wild Atlantic Way
Irelands first long distance driving route (2,500km), the Wild Atlantic Way runs from the Inishowen Peninsula in County Donegal all the way to West Cork. The route showcases the best in scenery along the West Coast of Ireland and provides visitors with an unforgettable experience.
Dunluce is reputed to be the inspiration for Cair Paravel, the famous castle in CS Lewis’ The Chronicles of Narnia.
Discover the rich history of Ashford Castle, extending back to 1228 and once home to the famous Guinness family.
Ashford Castle is set in 350 acres, on the picturesque shores of Lough Corrib.
Saint Patrick's Day Parades
Each year, almost a million people attend the parade which is, of course, followed by the requisite green-beered festivities.
The earliest record of a Saint Patrick’s Day Parade was in the year 1762.