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Top Sights within an hour of Lough Derg

Having explored all around Lough Derg, here are our top picks for sights within an hour’s drive of the Lakeland Lough Derg Region. Catch a glimpse of a dolphin in the Shannon Estuary, or visit a traditional Irish folk park at Bunratty. The region has an abundance of top tourist attractions close by.

Ballyhoura Mountain Bike Trails

Ballyhoura Mountain Bike Trails

The largest trail network of it’s kind in Ireland. 98 km of trails including forest road climbs, tight twisty singletrack with loads of ups and downs, board walk, tight …
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Limerick City – Visit King John’s Castle & Thomond Park Home of Munster Rugby

Limerick City – Visit King John’s Castle & Thomond Park Home of Munster Rugby

King John’s Castle is situated on ‘King’s Island’ in the heart of medieval Limerick City, on the banks of Ireland’s longest river the Shannon. The Castle was built between …
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The Rock of Cashel

The Rock of Cashel

The town of Cashel in County Tipperary is home to a spectacular group of Medieval buildings set in the Golden Vale including the 12th century round tower, High Cross …
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Dolphin Watching in the Shannon Estuary

Dolphin Watching in the Shannon Estuary

Dolphin watching on Ireland’s largest river the Shannon is a very popular activity, in particular in the summer months. The Shannon is a Special Area of Conservation (SAC) and …
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Holycross Abbey

Holycross Abbey

Located near Thurles in County Tipperary, just 15km from the Rock of Cashel,  Holycross Abbey,a restored Cisterian monastery dating from the 13th century, built on the banks of the …
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The Wild Atlantic Way

The Wild Atlantic Way

The Wild Atlantic Way is a world-famous coastal route along the Atlantic Ocean and the west coast of Ireland spanning over 2,500 km. This driving route offers some breathtaking scenery …
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