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: 

The Aran Islands

Dun Aengus (Dún Aonghasa)

Athenry Castle 

Connemara National Park

Boyle Abbey

Dunguaire Castle

Kylemore Abbey

Protean Castle & Gardens

Céide Fields

Ballycroy National Park