Images of Ireland – 27 Photos to Ignite Your Imagination

Our favourite images of Ireland that we took during our road trip through the Wild Atlantic Way and more!

Images of Ireland

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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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.

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When we drove the Wild Atlantic Way we were simply blown away by the views that we saw. Each turn showcased one stunning view after another

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Mount Errigal at Sunrise in Donegal, Ireland

Even when we went inland it was beautiful. We worked hard to find this shot over Mount Errigal.

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Fanad Head Lighthouse

Sunset at Fanad Head Lighthouse on the Wild Atlantic Way.

We hiked out to capture this image of the lighthouse at Fanad Head. We had it all to ourselves.

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The famous Ha'Penny Bridge in Dublin, Ireland

Ha'Penny Bridge is a famous bridge in Dublin and it's gorgeous at sunset.

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Twelve Bens

Even the not so famous sights are gorgeous.

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Sunset at the Cliffs of Moher

Ireland's most famous cliffs. The Cliffs of Moher.

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Horseback Riding

Our favourite horseback ride was in Donegal overlooking Slea Head Drive.

Driving the Wild Atlantic Way

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.

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Driving the Wild Atlantic Way

We drove the Wild Atlantic Way in Style with our BMW car rental.

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A beautiful Sunset from Horn Head in Donegal Ireland

The Wild Atlantic Way is a 2500km motor route along the Atlantic coast of Ireland.

There are hundreds of places to stay along the way ranging from hostels and B&Bs for as little as โ‚ฌ20 a night.

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Skellig Michael

Skellig Michael is an island located off the coast made famous by Star Wars.

But it is a fascinating spot to visit.

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View from Skellig Michael

Getting there can be an adventure as there is only a short window for boats to land (and weather can always cause trouble) and it's a bit of a hike to the top.

But the views are worth it!

 

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Sunset at Lough Eske Castle in Ireland

There are many opportunities to stay in castles in Ireland. Our favourite was Lough Eske Castle.

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Dun Aengus Aran Islands

Make sure to take a trip to the Aran Islands.

You can take a flight or ferry out to them.

There's an ancient stone fort, a unique culture and a beautiful landscape to view.

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Fishermen of Port Magee

Port Magee makes for a lazy village to relax for a few days.

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Fishermen of Ireland

A fisherman repairs his boat near Port Magee

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The village of Port Magee in Ireland

Just one more photo of Ireland's Port Magee.

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

Slea Head Drive is often considered one of the best drives in the world!

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Looking back over Killary Fjord in Glennagevlaugh, Ireland

Killary Fjord is Ireland's only Fjord.

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Morning arrives on the Wild Atlantic Way

Even the farmland is picturesque.

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

Ireland's beaches surprised us. They were huge and isolated.

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Street Performers abound in Temple Bar in Dublin.

Temple Bar is a must place to have a beer when visiting Dublin.

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Mizen Head

The Cliffs of Moher may be the most famous cliffs, but the Mighty Mizen Head is incredible to see too!

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Kylemore Abbey

You cannot miss the Kylemore Abbey in Connemara

 

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Poulnabrone Burren

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

The landscape here is like being in another world.

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Water crashes at Mizen Head

The rugged coastline is never ending on the Wild Atlantic Way

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The most Northerly point in Ireland

Here it is, the most northerly point in Ireland.

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

 

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Golden Hour on the Dingle Peninsula

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