44 days in Ireland Itinerary

44 days in Ireland Itinerary

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44 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Dublin
— 5 nights
bus:  45​min
2
Donore
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Skryne
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
4
Kells
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Dun Laoghaire
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Glendalough Village
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Ballinakill
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
8
Kilkenny
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
9
Cashel
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
County Offaly
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
11
Killare
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
12
Tulsk
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
13
Ballycastle
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
14
Westport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
15
Galway
— 3 nights
taxi + ferry:  2​h
16
Inishmore
— 3 nights
ferry + taxi:  1​h 45​min
17
Ballyvaughan
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
18
Corofin
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
19
Portmagee
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
20
Cork
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
21
Dunquin
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h
End: Washington DC

5
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Dublin

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol, steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip planner .

Washington DC, USA to Dublin is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of subway, bus, and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Dublin is 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 46°F in February, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Donore.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Tours Historic Sites
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

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Donore

Donore ©
Only 2 km (1.25 mi) from World Heritage Site Bru na Boinne, the tiny village of Donore in County Meath supports a population of roughly 700 people.
You've now added Bru na Boinne to your itinerary. On the 5th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Donore Castle and then buy something for everyone on your list at Avoca. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Arkle Memorial Statue, delve into the distant past at Four Knocks, get your game on at The Ark Play Centre at Puddenhill, then explore the ancient world of Monasterboice Monastic Site, then learn about all things military at Irish Military War Museum & Family Park, and finally explore the ancient world of Bru na Boinne.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Donore tour itinerary maker tool .

You can take a bus from Dublin to Donore in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 49°F in March, and nighttime lows around 36°F. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Skryne.

Things to do in Donore

Historic Sites Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trips

Ashbourne, Monasterboice Monastic Site, Avoca, The Ark Play Centre at Puddenhill, Irish Military War Museum & Family Park
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 7:
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Bru na Boinne ©
Bru na Boinne
Newgrange ©
Newgrange

1
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Skryne

Skryne ©
Skryne, officially Skreen, is a village with a population of 1403, situated on and around a hill between the N2 and N3 national primary roads in County Meath, Ireland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hill of Tara (Temair). Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Hill of Tara (Temair), explore the historical opulence of Skryne Castle, then get outside with Fairyhouse Racecourse, and finally browse the different shops at Avoca.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Skryne trip itinerary planner.

Skryne is just a short distance from Donore. In March, daily temperatures in Skryne can reach 49°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kells.

Things to do in Skryne

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Avoca, Rathbeggan Lakes, Fairyhouse Racecourse
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Rathbeggan Lakes ©
Rathbeggan Lakes
Fairyhouse Racecourse ©
Fairyhouse Racecourse

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Kells

Kells ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kells Monastic Site, explore the ancient world of Fore Abbey, then steep yourself in history at Loughcrew Megalithic Cairns, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Colmcille's House, and finally make a trip to The Market High Cross.

To find ratings and more tourist information, use the Kells vacation planning tool .

Kells is just a short distance from Skryne. In March, daytime highs in Kells are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Dun Laoghaire.

Things to do in Kells

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trips

Fore Abbey, Loughcrew Cairns, Burren Coastline Drive, Killinkere Visitor & Pet Farm
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 9:
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Loughcrew Cairns ©
Loughcrew Cairns
Fore Abbey ©
Fore Abbey
Killinkere Visitor & Pet Farm ©
Killinkere Visitor & Pet Farm

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Dun Laoghaire

Dun Laoghaire ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Oratory of The Sacred Heart, then let the kids burn off some steam at People's Park, then stroll around Killiney Hill Park, and finally take in the waterfront at Dun Laoghaire Harbour. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bray Head, take in nature's colorful creations at Powerscourt Gardens and House, admire the sheer force of Powerscourt Waterfall, then hike along Cliff Walk Car Park Bray, then don't miss a visit to St. Michael's Church, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Dun Laoghaire trip maker website .

You can drive from Kells to Dun Laoghaire in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 49°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Glendalough Village.

Things to do in Dun Laoghaire

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Howth, Enniskerry, Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre, Cliff Walk Car Park Bray, Killiney Hill
Find places to stay Mar 9 — 11:
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Cliff Walk Car Park Bray ©
Cliff Walk Car Park Bray
Powerscourt Gardens and House ©
Powerscourt Gardens and House
Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre ©
Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre

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Glendalough Village

Glendalough Village ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Baltinglass Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see human ingenuity at work at Vartry Reservoir, admire the masterpieces at Russborough House, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Wicklow Mountains National Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Glendalough Village trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Dun Laoghaire to Glendalough Village in an hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 49°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ballinakill.

Things to do in Glendalough Village

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Wicklow, Avoca, Roundwood, Glendalough Cathedral
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 14:
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Wicklow Mountains National Park ©
Wicklow Mountains National Park
Russborough House ©
Russborough House
Glendalough Cathedral ©
Glendalough Cathedral

1
day
Ballinakill

Ballinakill ©
Ballinakill is a small village in County Laois, Ireland on the R432 regional road between Abbeyleix, Ballyragget and Castlecomer, Co KilkennySportBallinakill GAA and Spink GAA are local Gaelic Athletic Association clubs.LandmarksThe town square features a prominent monument to men who died in the 1798 rebellion: Comerford, Crennan, Geoghan, McEvoy, Fagan, and Fox. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): tee off at Carlow Golf Club, explore the historical opulence of Carlow Castle, and then take an in-depth tour of Timahoe Heritage Centre.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Ballinakill holiday builder website .

Getting from Glendalough Village to Ballinakill by car takes about 1.5 hours. March in Ballinakill sees daily highs of 49°F and lows of 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Ballinakill

Golf Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

County Carlow, Timahoe Heritage Centre
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 15:
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Carlow Golf Club ©
Carlow Golf Club
Carlow Castle ©
Carlow Castle

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Kilkenny

Kilkenny ©
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kilkenny: Wexford (Tintern Abbey & The Twin Churches: Church of the Assumption and Church of the Immaculate Conception), Hook Lighthouse (in Fethard On Sea) and Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum (in Waterford). There's lots more to do: stroll around Kilkenny Castle, don't miss a visit to St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, explore the fascinating landscape at The Ice Cream Parlour, and see the interesting displays at The National 1798 Rebellion Centre.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny road trip website .

You can drive from Ballinakill to Kilkenny in an hour. March in Kilkenny sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cashel.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Wexford, County Wexford, Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience, Hook Lighthouse, Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 17:
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Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ballyhack Castle ©
Ballyhack Castle

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Cashel

Cashel ©
A tiny settlement rich in history, Cashel maintains the old-fashioned charm of a small market town.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Well, let the kids burn off some steam at Richard Mulcahy Town Park, admire the natural beauty at Lismore Castle Gardens, then explore the fascinating underground world of Mitchelstown Cave, then step into the grandiose world of Rock of Cashel, and finally get engrossed in the history at Cashel Folk Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): steep yourself in history at St Marks Cemetery and Famine Graveyard, take in the dramatic scenery at Mahon Falls (a.k.a. Eas na Machan), admire the striking features of Swiss Cottage, then step into the grandiose world of Cahir Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Cross Abbey, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Holycross Abbey.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Cashel day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Cashel takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in March, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to County Offaly.

Things to do in Cashel

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Clonmel, Mitchelstown Cave, Swiss Cottage, Cahir Castle, Holycross Abbey
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 19:
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Rock of Cashel ©
Rock of Cashel
Holycross Abbey ©
Holycross Abbey
Lismore Castle Gardens ©
Lismore Castle Gardens

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County Offaly

County Offaly ©
Though often overlooked, Offaly County offers plenty for nature lovers, with a few metropolitan options mixed in. In addition to fishing, water sports, bird watching, and other outdoor fun, this area showcases historical castles, a popular monastic city, and archeological finds.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Shop at Clonmacnoise as well as Clonmacnoise. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): stop by The Shop at Clonmacnoise and then stroll around Lough Boora Discovery Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Birr Equestrian Centre, let the kids burn off some steam at Birr Castle Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Clonmacnoise, then explore the historical opulence of Charleville Castle, and finally play a few rounds at Esker Hills Golf Club.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the County Offaly road trip planning site .

You can drive from Cashel to County Offaly in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daytime highs in County Offaly are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Killare.

Things to do in County Offaly

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 22:
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Birr Castle Gardens ©
Birr Castle Gardens
Esker Hills Golf Club ©
Esker Hills Golf Club
Birr Equestrian Centre ©
Birr Equestrian Centre

1
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Killare

Killare
You've now added Hill of Uisneach to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Sun), get your game on at Midland Karting.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Killare trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from County Offaly to Killare takes an hour. In March, daytime highs in Killare are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Tulsk.

Things to do in Killare

Fun & Games

Side Trip

Midland Karting
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Tulsk

Tulsk ©
Tulsk is a village in County Roscommon, Ireland. You've now added Rathcroghan Royal Site & Visitor Centre to your itinerary.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tulsk online trip planner .

Getting from Killare to Tulsk by car takes about an hour. March in Tulsk sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ballycastle.

Things to do in Tulsk

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Strokestown, Kilmovee's Thatch Cottage and Community Centre, Urlaur Abbey
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 24:
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Urlaur Abbey ©
Urlaur Abbey

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Ballycastle

Ballycastle ©
Ceide Fields has been added to your itinerary. On the 24th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Ceide Fields.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ballycastle driving holiday site .

Traveling by car from Tulsk to Ballycastle takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Tulsk in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ballycastle, with lows of 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Westport.

Things to do in Ballycastle

Historic Sites Trails Parks

Side Trips

Ballina, Foxford, Ceide Fields, Erris Head Loop Walk, Moyne Abbey
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Belleek Castle ©
Belleek Castle
Rosserk Friary ©
Rosserk Friary
Jackie Clarke Collection ©
Jackie Clarke Collection

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then see the interesting displays at Michael Davitt Museum, then take a memorable drive along Atlantic Drive on Achill Island, and finally explore the activities along Keem Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, then find something for the whole family at Westport House, then explore the historical opulence of Ashford Castle, and finally make a trip to Statue of John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Westport travel route planning tool .

Drive from Ballycastle to Westport in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ballycastle in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Westport, with lows of 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Galway.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Cong, Michael Davitt Museum, Keem Bay, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 27:
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Michael Davitt Museum ©
Michael Davitt Museum
Keem Bay
Keem Bay
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island ©
Atlantic Drive on Achill Island

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Galway

Galway ©
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.
You've now added Inis Meain to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre, get your game on at Tom O' Hawks Indoor Axe Throwing Events, look for gifts at Charlie Byrne's Bookshop, and take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Galway trip planner .

You can drive from Westport to Galway in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Galway, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 36°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 30:
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Galway Arts Centre ©
Galway Arts Centre
Wild Atlantic Way ©
Wild Atlantic Way

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Inishmore

Inishmore ©
Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Dun Eochla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Kilmurvey Beach, stop by Aran Sweater Market, don't miss a visit to Teampall Bhean'in, then delve into the distant past at Dun Aonghasa, then delve into the distant past at Dun Eoghanachta, and finally explore the ancient world of Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Inishmore trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Galway to Inishmore takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In March in Inishmore, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Ballyvaughan.

Things to do in Inishmore

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 2:
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The Wormhole ©
The Wormhole
Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa
Dun Eoghanachta ©
Dun Eoghanachta

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Ballyvaughan

Ballyvaughan ©
Nestled between the coast of Galway Bay and the hills of the Burren, the small, scenic harbor village of Ballyvaughan serves as a hub for exploring the region.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Corcomroe Abbey, contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, then explore the fascinating underground world of Aillwee Cave, and finally explore the striking landscape at The Burren. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ballyvaughan Wood Loop, step into the grandiose world of Dungaire Castle, admire the natural beauty at Caher Bridge Garden, look for all kinds of wild species at Burren Birds of Prey Centre, then stroll the grounds of Poulawack Cairn, and finally steep yourself in history at Caherconnell Stone Fort.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ballyvaughan trip planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Inishmore to Ballyvaughan in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. In April in Ballyvaughan, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Corofin.

Things to do in Ballyvaughan

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

County Clare, Caherconnell Stone Fort, Dungaire Castle
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 3:
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The Burren ©
The Burren
Caher Bridge Garden ©
Caher Bridge Garden
Corcomroe Abbey ©
Corcomroe Abbey

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Corofin

Corofin ©
On the 4th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Oughtmama (Ucht Mama), explore the striking landscape of Burren National Park, trek along Lough Avalla Farm Looped Walk, then walk around Coole Park Nature Reserve, then admire the striking features of Kilmacduagh Tower, and finally look for gifts at Burren Perfumery. On your second day here, examine the collection at Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre, admire the landmark architecture of Leamaneh Castle, see the interesting displays at Michael Cusack Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kilfenora Cathedral & Crosses, then explore the striking landscape at The Burren Centre, and finally explore the historical opulence of Dysert O'Dea Castle and Archaeology Centre.

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Corofin is just a stone's throw from Ballyvaughan. In April, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 41°F. On the 6th (Mon), you're off toPortmagee.

Things to do in Corofin

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Carran, Burren National Park, Gort, County Clare, Kilfenora Cathedral & Crosses
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 6:
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Burren National Park ©
Burren National Park
The Farmyard ©
The Farmyard
Michael Cusack Centre ©
Michael Cusack Centre

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Portmagee

Portmagee ©
Portmagee is a village in County Kerry, Ireland. You've now added Skellig Michael to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Kerry Cliffs and then appreciate the history behind Charlie Chaplin Statue. On the next day, take a memorable drive along Skellig Ring Scenic Drive and then head off the coast to Skellig Michael.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Portmagee day trip planner.

Drive from Corofin to Portmagee in 3.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Portmagee are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cork.

Things to do in Portmagee

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Skellig Michael, Charlie Chaplin Statue
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 8:
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Skellig Ring Scenic Drive ©
Skellig Ring Scenic Drive
Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael
Kerry Cliffs ©
Kerry Cliffs

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Cork

Cork ©
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
On the 9th (Thu), deepen your understanding at University College Cork (UCC), steep yourself in history at Blarney Castle & Gardens, get engrossed in the history at Cork City Gaol, then hunt for treasures at The English Market, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, and finally head off the coast to Spike Island. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cobh Cathedral, examine the collection at Titanic Experience Cobh, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Fota Wildlife Park, and finally contemplate the long history of Charles Fort.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cork tour itinerary maker .

Getting from Portmagee to Cork by car takes about 3 hours. April in Cork sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Dunquin.

Things to do in Cork

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cobh, Fota Wildlife Park, Charles Fort
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 10:
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Spike Island ©
Spike Island
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort

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Dunquin

Dunquin ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Blasket Islands. On the 11th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, then cruise along Slea Head Drive, and then step off the mainland to explore Blasket Islands.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dunquin trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Cork to Dunquin in 3 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 42°F. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dunquin

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Dingle Peninsula, Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials, Blasket Islands
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Great Blasket Island ©
Great Blasket Island
The Great Blasket Centre and Island ©

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