A to Z of Scratchable Map Ireland


A is for Abbey. Boyle Abbey and Kylemore Abbey are just two of Ireland's magnificent abbeys. 

B is for Book. The Book of Kells in Trinity College was written in 800 AD and is Ireland’s most famous medieval manuscript.

The Book of Kills is at Trinity College, Dublin

Above: Close up of the Book Of Kells on Scratchable Map Ireland

C is for Cathedral. St Patricks Cathedral in Armagh and St Mel's Cathedral in Longford are examples of two of Ireland’s great cathedrals.

D is for Dolmen, the biggest in Europe is in Brownshill, Co Carlow.

E is for Experience. You are sure to have an amazing one when you visit the Titanic Museum, voted The World's Leading Tourist Attraction in 2016.

Above: Close up of the Titanic Experience on Scratchable Map Ireland

F is for Fungi, Ireland’s most famous dolphin who can be found in the Dingle Peninsula.

G is for Gaol. Kilmainham Gaol is steeped in Irish history as far back as 1796.

H is for House. Castletown House in County Kildare is one of the many beautiful houses you can visit in Ireland.

Castletown House, County Kildare

Above: Close up of Castletown House on Scratchable Map Ireland

I is for Islands. The Aran Islands, The Skelligs and Spike Island are on the coast of Ireland. You could also visit the inland monastic site, Devenish Island.

J is for Japanese. As in Japanese Gardens, one of the finest of many gardens in Ireland.

K is for Kennedy. The Kennedy Homestead in Wexford is the birthplace of JFK’s great-grandfather Patrick Kennedy.

L is for Lighthouse. Hook Head Lighthouse is the oldest operational lighthouse in the world. 800 years old that is.

Above: Close up of Hook Head on Scratchable Map Ireland

M is for Mountains. Ireland has many magnificent mountains. Croagh Patrick, Carrauntoohil and ‘the Stairway to Heaven’ in Co Fermanagh.

N is for National Parks. Glenveigh, Killarney and The Burren are just three of the six amazing national parks to be visited in Ireland

O is for Oldest. Sean’s Bar is Athlone is Irelands oldest bar dating all the way back to 900 AD

Irelands oldest pub, Seans Bar in Athlone

P is for Park, like the stunning 166 hectare Doneraile Court and Wildlife Park in County Cork or the Ulster American Folk Park in County Tyrone

Q is for Queenstown. The old name for the beautiful town of Cobh where you can get the ferry to Fortress Spike Island.

R is for Rock. The Rock of Cashel and the Rock of Dunamase are two very different but amazing rocks in Ireland's Ancient East.

S is for Stud. The Irish National Stud has being producing some of Ireland's greatest thoroughbreds for over 100 years.

T is for Tower, such as Ardmore Round Tower, Reginald’s Tower, Scrabo Tower as well as towers in Clonmacnoise and Monasterboice.

Scrabo Tower, County Down

U is for UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Skellig Mhicil, The Giants Causeway, The Burren and the Cliffs of Moher, Newgrange are just some.

V is for Views. Like those from the peaks of the McGillycuddy Reeks, Croagh Patrick and the Cliffs of Moher as well as Slieve League. In fact there are amazing views to be had from all over Ireland!

W is for Walls. Derry City Walls that is.

X is for … feck X. There is no X.

Y is for Yeats. Sligo is known as Yeats Country, for the inspiration its landscape gave to William Butler Yeats, the Nobel Prize winning poet. The magnificent Benbulben forms some of this amazing landscape.

Benbulben, County Sligo

Z is for Zoo. Ok, so not so much a zoo, Fota Wildlife Park is a free-range environment which allows the animals to roam free.


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