Family Attractions

Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo

Discover World of Cats, World of Primates, Fringes of the Arctic, and the City Farm . Be sure to take in a Keeper Talk and take a trip on the Nakuru Safari!

Galway – Athenry Castle

Built in 1249 ,The castle was restored in 2005 using the building techniques which would have been used when the castle was built. There are guided tours during the summer.

Galway – Dun Aonghasa

Perched spectacularly on a cliff overlooking the Atlantic ocean, this is the largest of the prehistoric stone forts on the Aran Islands.

Mayo – Westport Heritage Town

Westport is situated on the shores of Clew Bay, in the shadow of Croagh Patrick and is one of the planned towns in the country. Its history is brought alive in the Clew Bay Heritage Centre.

Roscommon – Boyle Abbey

An impressive and well preserved Cistercian Monastery which was founded in the 12th century under the patronage of the local ruling family, the MacDermotts.