Visitor Attractions in Ireland




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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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Crawford Art Gallery

Emmet Place Cork , T12 TNE6   021 4805042

Crawford Art Gallery is a National Cultural Institution, dedicated to the visual arts, both historic and contemporary. The collection comprises almost 4,000 works, ranging from...

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Doneraile House and Estate

Doneraile Co Cork ,    22 24771

A cultural landmark in the heart of North Cork. Located in County Cork, Doneraile Court was the home of the St Leger family from 1645 until 1969 when it came into State...

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Blarney Castle & Gardens

Blarney Co Cork ,    021 4385252

Situated 8 km from Cork City, this historic castle is most famous for it’s stone, which has the traditional power of conferring eloquence on all who kiss it. The word...

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Derrynane House & National Historic Park

Caherdaniel Co Kerry ,    66 9475113

Immerse yourself in Derrynane; breath–taking coastal retreat of Daniel O’Connell ‘The Liberator’ Derrynane House, the family home of Daniel...

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