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Top 5 moments from exploring the Emerald Isle on tour

Aug 21, 2014 by  Katie Schwartz

Web Development Manager Matt S. recently explored the Emerald Isle on A Week in Ireland: Galway, Cork & Dublin. See what he considered his five favorite moments from tour.

coast along the cliffs of moher in ireland

1. Visiting the Cliffs of Moher

“I shot this photo at the Cliffs of Moher with just an 18mm lens. So I was pretty much right on the edge of the cliffs!”

green landscapes of the cliffs of moher in ireland

2. Seeing the lush green landscapes

“There are even cows at the Cliffs of Moher! That was a site to see."


3. Stepping inside Ireland's largest church

“This was inside St. Patrick’s Cathedral. How could you not want to take a photo in such an awesome space?”

waterfall in glendalough ireland

4. Hiking the trails in Glendalough

“I took a hike during my free time at Glendalough and saw this waterfall right off the main trail.”

metal stairs at kilmainham gaol jail in ireland

5. Tracing Ireland's history

“The Kilmainham jail is a must-see in Dublin."

Want to view the itinerary for this trip? See all tours to Ireland here.

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About the author | Katie Schwartz
Katie is a yogi, writer, and travel lover from Massachusetts. Writing everything from catalogs to email campaigns for Go Ahead Tours, she aims to spread wanderlust wherever possible.

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