Mizen Head

Take the famous 99 steps to the bridge, cross the arched bridge, admire the dramatic cliff scenery, and walk up to the Mizen Head Signal Station. Explore the early history of maritime telegraphy and radio, and the story of the Mizen Head light house keepers.

Jameson Experience

Take a leap through history, learn the fascinating story behind one of the most well-known Irish Whiskeys in the world, and enjoy a whiskey tasting – rewarded with a Irish Whiskey Taster Certificate. For history and whiskey enthusiasts alike, the Old Midleton Distillery is not to be missed.

Cobh

Cobh is a charming seaside town in County Cork that became an embarkation point during Ireland’s mass emigrations. If you claim Irish descent, then there is a good chance that your ancestors left Ireland through Cobh. It is also known as the Titanic’s last port of call in 1912.

Molly Gallivan’s Cottage

A 200 year old cottage and traditional farm in Bonane. Experience the simple country lifestyle in rural Ireland before the days of electricity and modern conveniences. Have a taste of the home made Poitin (moonshine) that is still brewed according to Molly’s secret recipe.

Beara

This part of the Southwest is still not discovered by tourist and gives you the feeling of going back in time! The narrow coastal roads, Healy Pass, Eyeries, Uragh Stone Circle, Allihies and McCarthys Pub in Castletownbere are not to be missed.

Hill of Tara

The Hill of Tara once was the ancient seat of power in Ireland – 142 Kings are said to have reigned here. In ancient Irish mythology it was the sacred home for the gods, and the entrance to the otherworld. Sitting on top of the King’s Seat at the Hill of Tara is the famous “Stone of Destiny”.

Kylemore Abbey

Kylemore Abbey, Connemara, is a place that has a history of tragedy, romance, innovation, education and spirituality. It was built as a beautiful castle in 1868, and is now an Abbey and home to the Benedictine since 1920.