Visitor Attractions in Ireland




Visitor Attractions in The West

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Ireland has a broad range of Visitor Attractions from ancient abbeys to museums, distilleries, houses, castles and gardens.


Generally most of Ireland's Visitor Attractions offer a discount to Seniors, usually those aged 60 +. 

Always enquire at the ticket office if a senior's discount applies.


For group bookings, most attractions offer very keen discounts for seniors and some may include extras such as free tea/coffee and scones, particulaly during off peak times. Always check at the time of booking.


Many musuems close on Mondays. To avoid disappointment please check opening times in advance.


Visit an OPW Heritage Site For Free

On the first Wednesday of every month in 2013, all OPW managed Heritage Sites,  will continue to offer FREE ADMISSION to individuals wishing to visit these sites for the duration of their season! For a full list of participating sites, click here.

Some of the larger museums and galleries, particulalry in Dublin also offer free admission.


These include:

The National Gallery of Ireland

The National Musuem of Ireland

The National Botanic Gardens

The National Library

Irish Museum of Modern Art

Irish Jewish Museum

The Hugh Lane Gallery

Crawford Municipal Gallery, Cork

Galway City Museum


Discount Cards:


Dublin Pass - Free entry to over 30 Visitor Attractions in Dublin, Free Airport transfer and 26 exclusive offers, added value and discounts at some of Dublin’s best shops, restaurants, cafés, theatres, entertainment venues, tours and more. 1 Day, 2 Day, 3 Day or 6 Day Passes Available.


OPW Heritage Ireland Card - guarantees free admission to fee-paying State managed OPW Heritage Sites located throughout the country for one year from the date of first use. Senior Heritage Card (Over 60)  - €16. Adult Heritage Card - €21.

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National Museum of Ireland – Country Life

Turlough Park, Castlebar, County Mayo ,    94 9031755

Set in modern exhibitions Galleries in the spectacular grounds of Turlough Park House and surrounded by magnificent gardens and artificial lake (known as a Turlough in Irish),...

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Brigit's Garden

Pollagh Rosscahill , Galway   091 550905

A warm, engaging experience for the active retired. We would be delighted to welcome you to Brigit’s Garden where ancient wisdom meets contemporary...

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Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum

Áras Íde Foynes , Co Limerick   069 65416

Travel back & experience the nostalgic era when Foynes played a pivotal role in establishing transatlantic passenger flights. The award winning Foynes...

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Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden

Kylemore Connemara , Co Galway   095 52001

This is a story about Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden. It is placed just one hour from Galway and is one of Ireland’s top tourist attractions. Kylemore...

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