Sweet Isle Of Mine: Exploring The West of Ireland

west of ireland

Ireland is a truly wonderful country, and we believe the region of the West of Ireland offers a perfect blend of breathtaking landscapes and enriching cultural experiences.

Follow me on my journey around this beautiful part of the Emerald Isle as I share my tips, both as someone who grew up in the west, and also as a tour organizer and guide who has brought countless guests to the country.

Maybe you are curious about where The Banshees of Inisherin was filmed? Feel free to read through my blog, and be sure to check back every few days for my latest posts.

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The 2 main counties in western Ireland, namely Mayo and Galway, offer a great selection of things to do and places to see.

When we talk about the west coast of Ireland, this is regarded as the whole coastline from the north of Donegal to the southern tip of Cork, a distance of over 2,500 km.

Have a look at these locations below and start dreaming of your trip!


Wondering when to visit or maybe how to get around without a car?
Curious about the best hotels?
Check out our planning section & stay tuned as we continue to provide the most up-to-date info!

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Irish Culture, Facts & More

From the flag of Ireland to Irish rock music, we also delve into all that’s fascinating about Irish culture.

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Take a trip with us through the West of Ireland…