Ireland’s western region is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Ireland!
This beautiful region is situated on the western seaboard. The Atlantic Ocean forms the western boundary and the river Shannon forms the eastern boundary. It’s rugged coastline, off shore islands, quality beaches, inland rivers, lakes & mountains make this part of Ireland a popular destination with visitors from all over the world.
The area is renowned for the warmth of its people (and the “craic”) and it’s traditions, particularly the Irish Language, which is still widely used in the Gaeltacht areas.
A few region highlights:
Dun Aengus (Dún Aonghasa)
Connemara National Park
Protean Castle & Gardens
Ballycroy National Park