The Phoenix Park in Dublin is the largest enclosed park in Western Europe

phoenix park in dublin

The Phoenix Park, embracing 1,760 acres, is reputed to be the largest municipal park within a city’s limits in the world. While it is popularly assumed that it was named after the mythical bird, most Irish experts believe the name … Read more

Travel guide and Country Facts and Tips for travelling in Ireland

Tips for travelling in Ireland

Quick Facts on Ireland: Population: 4,909,006 (2019 est.) Capital City: Dublin Biggest City: Dublin Terrain: mostly level to rolling interior plain surrounded by rugged hills and low mountains; sea cliffs on west coast lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m highest … Read more

Places To See and Tourist Attractions of Ireland

IRISH MUSEUM OF MODERN ART IN DUBLIN

Places To See and Tourist Attractions located all over Ireland. Whether stoling through Parks and Gardens admiring the lillies or enjoying Monets \Lillies\ in the Art Galleries, Ireland has alot to offer visitors of every age. 1. Art Galleries Art … Read more

Things to do and Activities in Ireland

Adventure For the serious thrill-seeker, Ireland has an excellent assortment of extreme-sports. The Wicklow Mountains are used for vertical mountain biking. The great waves of the west of Ireland accommodate surfers of all levels. There are numerous places to go … Read more

Top heritage sites in Brú na Bóinne: Dowth – burial chambers, art and winter solstice

The most important monuments in Brú na Bóinne are the megalithic stones at Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth. The before mentioned monuments are enlisted as World Heritage Sites. Dowth might not be as widely known as the other tombs but it is just … Read more