Visitor Attractions in Ireland




Ireland has a broad range of Visitor Attractions from ancient abbeys to museums, distilleries, houses, castles and gardens.


Generally most of Ireland's Visitor Attractions offer a discount to Seniors, usually those aged 60 +. 

Always enquire at the ticket office if a senior's discount applies.


For group bookings, most attractions offer very keen discounts for seniors and some may include extras such as free tea/coffee and scones, particulaly during off peak times. Always check at the time of booking.


Many musuems close on Mondays. To avoid disappointment please check opening times in advance.


Visit an OPW Heritage Site For Free

On the first Wednesday of every month, all OPW managed Heritage Sites,  will continue to offer FREE ADMISSION to individuals wishing to visit these sites for the duration of their season! For a full list of participating sites, click here.

Some of the larger museums and galleries, particulalry in Dublin also offer free admission.


These include:

The National Gallery of Ireland

The National Musuem of Ireland

The National Botanic Gardens

The National Library

Irish Museum of Modern Art

Irish Jewish Museum

The Hugh Lane Gallery

Crawford Municipal Gallery, Cork

Galway City Museum


Discount Cards:


Dublin Pass - Free entry to over 30 Visitor Attractions in Dublin, Free Airport transfer and 26 exclusive offers, added value and discounts at some of Dublin’s best shops, restaurants, cafés, theatres, entertainment venues, tours and more. 1 Day, 2 Day, 3 Day or 6 Day Passes Available.


OPW Heritage Ireland Card - guarantees free admission to fee-paying State managed OPW Heritage Sites located throughout the country for one year from the date of first use. Senior Heritage Card (Over 60)  - €30. Adult Heritage Card - €40

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Battle of the Boyne

Oldbridge Estate Drogheda , Co Meath   41 9809950

The Battle of the Boyne, between King William III and his father–in–law King James II, was fought on July 1st 1690. It was the largest battle ever fought on Irish...

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Rathfarnham Castle

Rathfarnham Dublin 14 ,    1 4939462

This Elizabethan period fortified house was commissioned in 1583 by the Archbishop–Chancellor of Ireland, Adam Loftus (d.1605), as his private residence. The design was...

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Optimum Chauffeur Drive

Aine, Newtown The Commons The Ward , Dublin D11, NY24   01 8148873

Why not let one of our experienced guides take you on a historical walking tour around our wonderful city.  You may have visited Dublin many times before but not taken...

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