The Regions of Ireland - East
The East coast of Ireland is home to Dublin City, Ireland's very vibrant and exciting capital city. Just South of Dublin is County Wickow, known as 'The Garden of Ireland' because of its natural beauty, magnificant mountains, rivers and lakes. Further South is the 'sunny South East' with it's golden beaches, stunning gardens and historic visitor attractions. This region also takes in historic Waterford City, home to the world famous Waterford Crystal.
Things to do in the East of Ireland
Dublin City - visit the popular Guinness Storehouse, take an open top city tour bus and learn the history of this vibrant city. Visit historic Trinity College, home to the famous Book of Kells. If you like to shop during your city break in Dublin, Grafton Steet is perfect where lively street entertainers add to the atmosphere.
There are lots of exciting things to do in County Wicklow; visit Glendalough Monastic Site and Round Tower, Powerscourt Gardens and Powerscourt Waterfall and Avoca where the popular series Ballykissangel was filmed.
The world famous Japanese Gardens are situated 45km south of Dublin just outside Kildare Town in the 1,000 acre Tully estate, now known as The Irish National Stud.
Rock of Cashel in Tipperary - one of the most visited and spectacular tourist attractions in Ireland, this majestic structure is breathtaking. A must visit for those interested in Ireland's historic past.
House of Waterford Crystal - take the guided Factory Tour and experience all areas of traditional crystal production or browse through the world's largest selection of Waterford Crystal in the Retail Store.