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  1. Ardmore Historic Town Walk

    Ardmore, Waterford

    A bright light on the coastal wildness of West Waterford, Ardmore is one of the oldest Christian settlements in Ireland. St. Declan founded a monastery here in the fifth century, and its round tower, cathedral, well and hermitage captivate visitors to this day. Read more

  2. Carrick on Suir Historic Town Walk

    Carrick On Suir, Tipperary

    Carrick-on-Suir is a small town with a big heart. Occupying a charming location on the River Suir, its heritage trail revolves around Ormond Castle, a stunning Elizabethan mansion built in anticipation of a royal visit. Other gems include a beautiful arched bridge dating from the 14th century. Read more

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  3. Slane Historic Town Walk

    Slane, Meath

    Slane is synonymous with its 18th-century castle and mega-concerts, but the town itself boasts no end of heritage gems. From its central octagon, built around four Georgian houses, to the hill on which St. Patrick lit his paschal fire, this estate town has long since come into its own. Read more

  4. Loughrea Historic Town Walk

    Loughrea, Galway

    Loughrea was founded in 1236 by the Anglo-Norman knight, Richard de Burgo. Several heritage gems lie scattered around its lakeside setting: the town is home to Ireland’s only functioning medieval moat, a town gate dates from the 15th century and St. Brendan’s Cathedral contains the oldest wooden statue in the country. Read more

  5. Mitchelstown Historic Town Walk

    Mitchelstown, Cork

    Mitchelstown is the gateway to County Cork, just off the M8, Cork to Dublin motorway. Situated in the heart of Munster it is an ideal access point to the south of Ireland. Read more

  6. Clones Town Heritage Trail, Clones, Co. Monaghan.

    Clones, Monaghan

    This trail takes walkers on a journey from the town’s monastic beginnings to recent plans to revive the Ulster Canal. Read more

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  7. Monaghan Town Heritage Trail, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

    Monaghan Town, Monaghan

    The trail will take walkers to many of Monaghan’s finest historical buildings from the 18th and 19th Centuries, including the County Museum, Peter’s Lake and the Courthouse. Read more

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  8. Nenagh Walking Tours

    Nenagh, Tipperary

    Nenagh Walking Tours provides historical walking tour of Nenagh in County Tipperary. It is open all year round and takes in many interesting sights. Read more

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  9. Birr Town Trail & Riverbank Walks

    Birr, Offaly

    Explore Birr through two walking routes of the town. Discover the Town using the orange route and explore the river walk by taking the red route. Read more

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  10. Adare Village & Riverbank Walk

    Adare, Limerick

    Adare is regarded as being Ireland’s prettiest and most picturesque village. This walk takes walkers on a tour of the historic buildings in Adare Village. Read more

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