Ireland Journals

How to do Ireland in 5 days...

An October 2006 trip to Ireland by lizzers

ants on a cliff Photo, Doolin, Ireland More Photos
Quote: For starters, don't do Ireland in 5 days. It deserves much more time. However, if you are short on time, here are some tips...

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ants on a cliff Photo, Doolin, Ireland
We saw 5 cities in Ireland in 6 days, and while it was just about possible, we did end up missing some landmarks. Anyway, here are some tips if you want to get everything in...We flew into Shannon airport and took the first bus to Doolin to see the Cliffs of Moher. The only problem was, we landed at 6am and the first bus didn't come until around 10, much of our first day was wasted sitting around. Anyway, the cliffs were breathtaking and we spent the night in Doolin among the locals. Doolin is a small, traditional town where everyone knows eachother. I highly recommend spending atleast 1 night in a town like this. I wish we could have stayed longer in Doolin, but you can see most of ...Read More

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