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#Great Irish Drives

# great-irish-drives - Friday 12 July, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: Explore the otherworldly Burren - and the land that inspired Tolkien

You can even fit in a visit to the cave that some say inspired the creation of Gollum.

# great-irish-drives - Friday 5 July, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: Uncover hidden woodland waterfalls on Sligo's scenic Yeats Country Loop

Sligo is home to the “lake isle of Innisfree” – along with great views, picnic spots and sea swims.

# great-irish-drives - Friday 28 June, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: Tackle mountain roads along Wicklow's Sally Gap - and stop for a swim on the way home

Just an hour from Dublin, you’ll find awe-inspiring views.

# great-irish-drives - Friday 21 June, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: Head on an inland adventure along the twists and turns of the Northern Glens Trail

You’ll pass sparkling lakes, towering rock formations and awe-inspiring waterfalls.

# great-irish-drives - Friday 14 June, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: See beaches, bridges and the Dark Hedges on Antrim's Causeway Coastal Route

Along with a stop at the Giant’s Causeway itself.

# great-irish-drives - Friday 7 June, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: Take a dip in the blue Atlantic and drive the famous Sky Road in Connemara

And if you like smoked salmon and seafood chowder, you’ve come to the right place.

# great-irish-drives - Thursday 30 May, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: Cruise along Louth's Cooley Peninsula with family thrills at Carlingford Lough

Sign yourselves up for kayaking, zip-lining or even a spot of stand up paddle boarding.

# great-irish-drives - Friday 24 May, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: Explore passage tombs and Braveheart ruins in Meath's historic Boyne Valley

Plus a stop for epic homemade carrot cake en route.

# great-irish-drives - Friday 17 May, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: Go whale-spotting and visit a world-famous lighthouse on Wexford's Ring Of Hook

At 800 years, Hook Lighthouse is the world’s oldest operational lighthouse.

# great-irish-drives - Friday 10 May, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: See glacial fjords at the edge of the world on the Inishowen Peninsula

A spin from Derry through rugged Donegal, passing secluded beaches, old forts (and Yoda).

# great-irish-drives - Friday 3 May, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: Take the Healy Pass from Cork into Kerry for spectacular mountain views

Plus a thrilling detour leading to remarkable views over Bantry Bay.

# great-irish-drives - Thursday 25 April, 2019

12 Great Irish Drives: Take the Vee Road for a breathtaking trip through Ireland's ancient east

From Waterford to Tramore, The Vee Road is a stunning journey that culminates in a dramatic hairpin.