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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Ireland's West Coast

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Historical Places in Ireland's West Coast

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Steeped in legend, Blarney Castle & Gardens boast a mystical stone claiming supernatural power to endow anyone who kisses it with the gift of
Dun Aonghasa , Inishmore
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Perched atop a cliff, Dun Aonghasa represents the most popular of the prehistoric forts on the Aran Islands. Walk from the nearby museum up t
Charles Fort , Kinsale
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A fine example of a star-shaped military structure, Charles Fort once served as an important part of a waterfront defense system designed to
Ross Castle , Killarney
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Allegedly haunted by medieval ghosts, Ross Castle sits on the edge of Lough Leane, one of three interlinked lakes within the country's most p
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Lined by bars, restaurants, and hotels, Salthill Promenade stretches along Galway Bay. The "Prom," as the locals call it, is the longest seas

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