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QUIZ: How Many Of These Beautiful Train Journey Views Can You Identify?

From the rolling fields of Galway to Wicklow’s breathtaking cliffs.

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IF THERE’S ONE that could never be disputed about Ireland, it’s that there are almost countless pockets of natural beauty to be discovered in each county and we tend to each have our own favourite.

Whether you prefer being immersed in kilometres of rolling hills in Galway, taking in the Dublin coast or seeing beautiful canals in Kildare, some of the most memorable sights are best seen from the train.

Can you tell Kerry’s peaceful hills from the dramatic Wicklow coast?

Take our quiz to find out.

1. Where is this breathtaking coastline?
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Killarney, Co Kerry
Bray, Co Wicklow

Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin
Dalkey, Co Dublin
2. Where is this awe-inspiring viaduct?
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Dublin City
Galway City

Athlone, Co Westmeath
Drogheda, Co Louth
3. Where is this spectacular length of railway located?
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Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin
Cobh, Co Cork

Killiney, Co Dublin
Greystones, Co Wicklow
4. Which river do trains hurtle over on this lovely bridge?
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Shannon
Barrow

Suir
Liffey
5. Where is this gorgeous railway-side canal?
Leixlip, Co Kildare
Wicklow, Co Wicklow

Boombridge, Dublin 7
Wexford, Co Wexford
6. Where is this picturesque seaside town?
Westport, Co Mayo
Wexford, Co Wexford

Blackrock, Co Dublin
Dalkey, Co Dublin
7. Where is this Insta-worthy stop just beyond the sea?
Glenageary, Co Dublin
Fota Island, Co Cork

Howth, Co Dublin
Cobh, Co Cork
8. Where are these beautiful rolling fields?
Athlone, Co Westmeath
Oranmore, Co Galway

Athenry, Co Galway
Collooney, Co Sligo
9. Where is this picturesque coastline?
Cobh, Co Cork
Killarney, Co Kerry

Wicklow, Co Wicklow
Glounthaune, Co Cork
10. Where is this sleepy wooded spot?
Ennis, Co Clare
Cahir, Co Tipperary

Mallow, Co Cork
Killarney, Co Kerry
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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You may need a bit of training.
You might be able to spot Killiney Bay and the Bray to Greystones Cliff Walk but there are so many other beautiful sights out there to discover from the comfort of a carriage. Try to discover a few this summer.
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You're on the right track.
You might enjoy the occasional train journey now and again, but there's a little gap in your knowledge of Ireland's most breathtaking landscapes. And so many of them can be enjoyed from the tracks, so take a trip.
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You scored out of !
You've stopped us in our tracks.
This isn't your first time watching the world go by on a train. You've already enjoyed some of Ireland's rolling hills, tranquil lakes and rugged coastlines from inside a carriage and remember all of the spectacular scenery.
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Would you love to see some of these sights for yourself? This summer, leave the car at home and take the train to some of Ireland’s top destinations (with beautiful views along the way). Book online to avail of our best value fares and reserve your seats at no extra cost. Find out more at irishrail.ie.

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