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  • Walking Tours: Dublin in One Day

    Whether you’re planning a weekend away or simply visiting for the day, Dublin is a city with lots to offer. To make sure you see the city’s most famous attractions, we’ve created the ultimate one-day walking tour of Dublin. From the GPO to Merrion Square, you’ll get to explore Dublin’s unique history and heritage. General […]

  • Ireland’s Island Day-Trips

    Scattered throughout Ireland’s west coast are a myriad of islands. Home to creatures, big and small, and boasting spectacular scenery and lush green landscapes, they’re the perfect day trip for anyone craving an island adventure. We’ve featured islands, which offer visitors everything they could want from a day-trip – amazing scenery, history and picturesque walks. […]

  • Ireland’s Top 10 Most Spectacular Peaks

    Experience the beauty of Ireland by climbing to the top of some of the country’s most spectacular mountains. From the highest-peak, Carrauntoohil, to lesser known summits like the Purple Mountain in Kerry, we’ve compiled the ultimate checklist of the country’s most challenging and rewarding climbs. Arm yourself with a strong pair of hiking boots, an […]

  • Tracing St. Patrick

    Tracing St. Patrick: Sacred Sites Around Ireland With celebrations in full swing for St. Patrick’s Day, we’ve put together a list of famous sites across Ireland, which were visited by Ireland’s patron saint. From the Slemish Mountain to the Rock of Cashel, we’ve chosen seven locations, which all boast close links to St. Patrick. Captivity […]

  • Film and TV locations in Ireland

    Movie and TV Locations

    Ireland’s Famous Movie and TV Locations Enjoy our list and map celebrating some of the most famous movies and TV programmes that were filmed on location in Ireland.   Ireland has been the jewel in Hollywood’s eye for many decades, with our unique and beautiful landscape acting as the backdrop for many a box office success. […]

  • Empowering Citizens

    Ireland Provides All Citizens with a Greater Sense of Place

    by Mark Cygan | Map Modernization | October 20, 2017 Improved data sharing leads to cost savings and better decisions across government with a greater sense of place for citizens. This is the second in a three-part series on Ordnance Survey Ireland’s map modernization efforts. National mapping agencies, like many other industries, have seen impacts […]