27 Photos that will make you want to Discover Ireland Right Now

When we drove the Wild Atlantic Way we were simply blown away by the views that we saw. From the rugged coastline of Slea Head to the beautiful Loughs of Connemara there was something for everyone around every corner. This was by far the best way to Discover Ireland.

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Discover Ireland Now!

We started our trip in Dublin, before leaving for your coastal trip, make sure to spend a couple of days exploring the capital city. Check out our Best Things to do in Dublin, Ireland article for travel ideas. 

Now I could tell you about all of the great things we saw but I think that photos would do a better job at that.

Discover Ireland through Photos

Mount Errigal at Sunrise in Donegal, Ireland

Mount Errigal at Sunrise in Donegal, Ireland

 

Sunset at Fanad Head Lighthouse on the Wild Atlantic Way

Sunset at Fanad Head Lighthouse on the Wild Atlantic Way

 

The famous Ha'Penny Bridge in Dublin, Ireland

The famous Ha'Penny Bridge in Dublin, Ireland

Reflections of the Twelve Bens in Connemara, Ireland

Reflections of the Twelve Bens in Connemara, Ireland

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10 Best Scenic Views on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way

Sunset at the Cliffs of Moher

Driving the Wild Atlantic Way of Ireland will take a while. You will find that you end up pulling your car over every chance you get to take in the incredible scenic views.

Offbeat Things to do on The Wild Atlantic Way of Ireland

Sunset at the Cliffs of Moher

We’ve already told you about the incredible scenic views on the Atlantic coast. Well, now it is time to tell you about the things to do on the Wild Atlantic Way. There’s more to Ireland than simply drinking Guinness at the pub and here’s our top recommendations.

Sunset at Horn Head in the north of Donegal, Ireland

Sunset at Horn Head in the north of Donegal, Ireland

 

The Famous Bee Hive huts of Skellig Michael on the Wild Atlantic Way

The Famous Bee Hive huts of Skellig Michael on the Wild Atlantic Way

 

Sunset at Lough Eske Castle in Ireland

Sunset at Lough Eske Castle in Ireland

 

The ruins of Dun Aengus on the Aran Islands in Ireland

The ruins of Dun Aengus on the Aran Islands in Ireland

 

Looking out over Little Skellig on the Wild Atlantic Way

Looking out over Little Skellig on the Wild Atlantic Way

 

Sunset over the Cliffs of Moher

Sunset over the Cliffs of Moher

 

Taking in the view from horseback over the Dingle Peninsula in Ireland

Taking in the view from horseback over the Dingle Peninsula in Ireland

 

A Fisherman repairs his boat along the Wild Atlantic Way

A Fisherman repairs his boat along the Wild Atlantic Way

 

The village of Port Magee in Ireland

The village of Port Magee in Ireland

 

The Slea Head Drive is not to be missed along the Wild Atlantic Way

The Slea Head Drive is not to be missed along the Wild Atlantic Way

 

Looking back over Killary Fjord in Glennagevlaugh, Ireland

Looking back over Killary Fjord in Glennagevlaugh, Ireland

 

Morning arrives on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Morning arrives on the Wild Atlantic Way.

 

Yes there are beaches along the wild Atlantic way. Like this one at Rossbleigh Beach

Yes, there are beaches along the wild Atlantic way. Like this one at Rossbleigh Beach

 

Street Performers abound in Temple Bar in Dublin.

Street Performers abound in Temple Bar in Dublin.

 

The mighty Mizen Head in County Cork.

The mighty Mizen Head in County Cork.

 

You cannot miss the Kylemore Abbey.

You cannot miss the Kylemore Abbey.

 

The rugged coastline is never ending on the Wild Atlantic Way.

The rugged coastline is never ending on the Wild Atlantic Way.

 

The Burren and the Hole of Sorrows is just another place you have to visit in Ireland

The Burren and the Hole of Sorrows is just another place you have to visit in Ireland

 

The landscape is always changing on the Wild Atlantic Way

The landscape is always changing on the Wild Atlantic Way

 

Malin Head is the Northern most point in Ireland.

Malin Head is the Northern most point in Ireland.

 

The beauty of Slieve League in Donegal on the Wild Atlantic Way

The beauty of Slieve League in Donegal on the Wild Atlantic Way

 

Golden hour on the Dingle Peninsula

Golden hour on the Dingle Peninsula

The Road to Killary Harbour in Ireland 


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