Connaught means ‘Land of the descents of Conn’. The province is situated in the West of Ireland. The counties within it are: Galway, Sligo, Mayo, Leitrim, Mayo & Roscommon. The only county in Connaught that does not have a seashore is Co. Roscommon.
Connemara, University town, Spanish Point, Gaeltacht area,
Glencar Waterfall, Lakes, Shannon-Erne Waterway, Carrick-on-Shannon (smallest chapel in Ireland), The Leitrim Way,
365 Islands, Westport, Doonbriste Stack (Downpatrick), Clew Bay, Achill Island.
Roscommon Castle (Ruins), Birthplace of Percy French, Boyle Abbey, Drumanone Dolmen, Famine Musuem, Lough Key forest park, walks, forests, lakes, River Suck (Course Angling),
Yeates country, Carrowkeel passage tombs are one of Ireland’s most important early cemeteries.
The Carlow Way, Angling, Golf, Crafts, Annual Shad fishing competition, Game and Course fishing, Canoeing.
Mountains, Guinness Hopstore, Trinity College (Book of Kells), St.Patricks Cathedral, Christchurch, Archaelogical sites, universities, Dublin Castle, Kilmainham Jail, G.P.O. (statue of Cuchulainn), dedicated to those who died in the Easter Rising in 1916, Writer’s Museum (Parnell Square),Brahms Stoker (Dracula), Handels Messiah
Stud Farms, Japanese Gardens, Horse racing (Punchestown), Golf (Ryder Cup in 2006), Curragh Race course, Maynooth,
Kilkenny Design Centre, Kilkenny Castle, Cathedral, Artisan Craft Trail,
Angling, Golf, Cruising, Game fishing, Lake fishing, River fishing, Canal fishing, Fly fishing, Horse drawn caravans, local artisan crafts.
Bog Roads, Houses, Castles, Gardens, Famine Museum, Heritage Homes, Lough Ree, Oliver Goldsmith
Hill of Tara, Slane Castle, The 8th century brooch called the Tara brooch was discovered at Bettystown, Co. Meath, Horse racing, Equestrian, Golf, Boyne Valley, Angling
Midlands, Kinnity, Natural nature reserve, forests, rivers, peatlands (bogs),environmental park.
Kilbeggan Races, Goldsmith Summer School, Athlone Castle (Norman), Heritage Sites, Locke’s distillery museum, Derryglad folk musuem, Crusing on the River Shannon, Athlone – largest town on the River Shannon, Adventure centre, Sailing Club, Language School.
Beaches, Rosslare, International Opera Festival, Restaurants, Drama Festivals, Equestrian events, Golf,
Wicklow Mountains, Glendalough, Garden of Ireland, Lakes, Hiking, Wicklow Way, Lough Tay, German Cemetery,
Doolin, Aran Islands, Cliffs of Moher, Bunratty Castle, Shannon Airport, Ailwee Caves, Dolmen, The Burren, River Shannon, Lisdoonvarna (Festival), Golf courses.
Jazz Festival, Other festivals, Blarney Stone, Shandon (View of Cork City), Old city Gaol, Ogham Stone collection, Beamish & Murphy Breweries, English Market (Fresh produce and seafood), The Emigrant Trail, Fota Island, Fota Wildlife Park, St.Finbarre’s Cathedral, Theatre, West cork, Roscarberry, River Lee, Baltimore (Bay and white beacon),
Highest mountain in Ireland, Ring of Kerry, Lakes of Killarney, Craig Cave (Castleisland), Puck Fair, Staigue Fort, Killarney National Park.
University, Neolithic settlement at Lough Gur,
Farming, One of Irelands most distinctive castles is the Rock of Cashel. There is thought to have been a fortress here since Roman times. It’s a long way to Tipperary.
Waterford Glass, Sunny SouthEast, Tramore, Dunmore East.
There are nine counties within the province of Ulster.
The Giant’s Causeway, Dunluce Castle,Ossian’s Grave (Glennan), White Park Bay, Glenariff,
Cycling, Crusing, Angling, Mud buggies, Restaurants, Arts, Theatre, Walking, Golf. W.Percy French wrote many famous Irish songs.
Derry City – also known as ‘The Maiden City’, Foyle Film Festival, Celtronic Festival, Gasyard Festival,Big Tickle Comedy Festival, Walking Tours, Inner city guided tours, Foyle cruise,
Beaches, Woollen Mills, Fishing, Gaeltacht, Tory Island, Glenveagh National Park.
The Mountains of Mourne sweep down into the sea through this beatuiful county,
Lakes, Fishing, Angling, Mountains.
Birthplace of Irish poet and writer Patrick Kavanagh, Carrickmacross Lace Gallery,Monaghan County Museum,Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Wildlife Educational Centre, Castle Leslie Cookery School, Angling, Golf etc.
One of the oldest Neolithic houses excavated at Ballynagilly, near Cookstown. Cookstown Sausages, Sperrin Mountains, Ulster history park, Ulster-American Folk Park (Omagh), Near Strabane (Ancestral home of Woodrow Wilson, 28th president of the US), Ardboe (High crosses)