Family Vacations Directory - Ireland

View this page for Ireland family vacation ideas inlcuding things to do with kids, family-freindly hotels, hostels, and vacation rentals with vacation offers. Ireland Family Vacation IdeasVisit an island loaded with folklore,  traditions, and myths. Best palces for family fun include Galway, Dublin, Cork, and Kilkenny plus Connemara National Park, and Aran Islands. Visit awesome museums, go hiking and biking, play on the beach, discover ancient ruins or attend family-friendly festivals. For more ideas look at Holland, Scotland, France, England or back to family vacations in Europe.  

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River Shannon and Clonmacnoise – A Day Away from Dublin.

Guidebook in the car, map pre-marked in yellow our day trip target Clonmacnoise, one of Ireland’s most significant ancient monastic sites not far from Shannon Bridge and the edgy, earth-friendly sculpture park at Lough Boora. [Read More]

Kilkenny, South from Dublin to History, Art, and Great Shopping.

Located in the southeast of Ireland an easy day trip from Dublin Kilkenny is worth the effort for the art, shopping, stained glass windows, and the scrumptious brown bread, breaded French camembert and chutney, and pea soup at Hibernian Hotel Restaurant. [Read More]

Fáilte - Be Prepared for Laughter, Inspiration, and Energizing Fun.

Ireland is artful, festive, magical, mysterious, quirky, welcoming, and pure fun - the perfect recipe for a family vacation. From the moment of arrival the positive spirit of the island is reflected in smiling faces and a welcoming atmosphere. [Read More]

Cliffs of Moher - Feel the Power of the Edge.

The awesome Cliffs of Moher – the location of Ireland's Burren & Cliffs of Moher Geopark, is an UNESCO site which defines the meaning of wow! [Read More]

Connemara National Park and Leenaun - Ireland at a Slower Pace.

Connemara cannot be beat for a slow-paced Irish fix complete with misty harbors, rocky beaches, sheep crossings, woolen sweaters, Irish coffee, stew with brown bread, and carrot cake served with a Gaelic accent. [Read More]

Destination Inishmore - A Day Trip to Ireland’s Aran Islands.

From the Cliffs of Moher it is often possible to see the - Inisheer, Inishmaan and Inishmore - the enchanting Aran Islands without binoculars. The distance makes them seem mystical and certainly an attractive outing from Galway City. [Read More]

Planning a Family Vacation with Eurail in Europe – Best Ways to Save.

The dollar/euro exchange rate is most favorable this year making rail travel in Europe even better for families because it is an easy way to save money and share an adventure while on the move. [Read More]

Galway Family Vacation Ideas in Ireland Include Arts, Oysters, and the Ring.

Want to experience, cozy pubs, energizing live music, local stories, and laughter plus see rolling countryside and beautiful rocky cliffs framing the coast? Want to hike into the mist or bike an ancient island pathway? Taste oysters and scrumptious ginger bread? Go to Galway. [Read More]

Dublin, Family Vacation Ideas- Getting to Know the Capital of the Emerald Isle.

It's Sunday - my first day in Dublin on my own. I have my Lonely Planet (guidebook), my city map, and I just purchased a ticket to the hop-on-hop-off tour. 23 stops in total- sounds excessive but how else am I going to get the lay of the land? [Read More]


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FAMILY VACATION IDEAS
Southwest Ireland for Families: Kerry, Cork & Kinsale - Ireland

Coolest Summer Vacation Ever. [Read More]

Lydon's Lodge B & B - County Mayo, Ireland

Stay with us enjoy the West Coast of Ireland with family. [Read More]

Castlemartyr Resort - County Cork, Ireland

Getaway with your family and create memories. [Read More]

Ashford Castle - Cong, County Mayo, Ireland

Stay in a castle to make your own family fairytale family vacation with all ages! [Read More]

Dromoland Castle - Newmarket-on-Fergus, County Clare, Ireland

Include the kids and stay with us and enjoy making memories together. [Read More]

Errisbeg Lodge and B& B - Galway, Ireland

Come to the waters and the wild. [Read More]


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