Popular Cities in Ireland

Top cities in Ireland, page 1, based on popularity among TravBuddy members.

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Dublin #1 most popular location
The increasingly cosmopolitan streets of Dublin have had a tumultuous time recently. As both the greatest benefactor of EU membership and – aside from Iceland’s bankruptcy – and one of …
2,964travelers 517reviews 273blogs
Galway #2 most popular location
A city that revels in its Gaelic traditions and has long been known as the “City of the Tribes”, Galway is the third largest town in Ireland, and probably the most important city when it …
247travelers 52reviews 41blogs
Killarney #3 most popular location
Poised on the northeastern shores of the Lough Lein and Lough Leane, part of the world-famous Killarney National Park, Killarney is an Irish town in the southwestern part of the country and o…
41travelers 46reviews 28blogs
Cork #4 most popular location
Cork come from the Irish term "Corcaigh" meaning "swamp". Straddling the River Lee with the actual center of the city on an island created by a branching of channels, Cork stands as a major I…
483travelers 33reviews 34blogs
Kilkenny #5 most popular location
Kilkenny city- characterised by beautifully restored old buildings and winding slipways - is small and compact enough to explore on foot, yet full of fascinating historical buildings and cont…
73travelers 20reviews 17blogs
Blarney #6 most popular location
Blarney, known as "the biggest little village in Ireland", is one of Ireland's most picturesque villages. One of the finest things that impresses the first time visitor is the well preserved …
9travelers 16reviews 15blogs
Dingle #7 most popular location
The main town on the Dingle peninsula, Dingle is a small fishing town in County Kerry. Centred around the natural harbour, the town offers the visitor to sample the local catches in one of it…
22travelers 8reviews 19blogs
Doolin #8 most popular location
Doolin is a charming small seaside village on the northwest coast of County Clare. Once a traditional fisihing village it is now a more noted as a center for traditional music and a surfing d…
6travelers 10reviews 12blogs
Limerick #9 most popular location
(Summary of Limerick, written by TravBuddy Waterart1:) Limerick is in the south-west and the Republic of Ireland’s third largest city (after Dublin and Cork) with approximately 100.000 inh…
118travelers 7reviews 7blogs
Waterford #10 most popular location
64travelers 6reviews 4blogs
Westport #11 most popular location
Westport, designated as one of Bord Failte's (Irish Tourist Board) heritage towns is one of the main tourist destinations in the West of Ireland. The town plays host to many festivals through…
21travelers 4reviews 2blogs
Clifden #12 most popular location
Set between the Atlantic Ocean, 12 Ben Mountains and preserved boglands, lies the town of Clifden on the Coast of Connemara. An area at long last recognised as a new popular destination an…
1travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Bunratty #13 most popular location
2travelers 11reviews 9blogs
Tralee #14 most popular location
17travelers 3reviews 2blogs
Cliffs of Moher #15 most popular location
The Cliffs of Moher are one of Ireland's top Visitor attractions. The Cliffs are 214m high at the highest point and range for 8 kilometres over the Atlantic Ocean on the western seaboard of C…
18travelers 8reviews 8blogs
Kenmare #16 most popular location
3travelers 5reviews 3blogs
Kinsale #17 most popular location
Kinsale is in County cork, famous for golf, yachting, angling, and delicious seafoods. Kinsale has been a centre of trade, fishin ang commerce, owing it to the Bandon RIver where water transp…
5travelers 6reviews 9blogs
Donegal #18 most popular location
Ireland's most north western county, Donegal shares a long land border with Northern Ireland and connects to the rest of the Republic of Ireland by a small 12 mile corridor of land. Once the …
62travelers 5reviews 5blogs
Ennis #19 most popular location
26travelers 9reviews 1blogs
Shannon #20 most popular location
21travelers 8reviews 5blogs
Howth #21 most popular location
Howth is a very charming village known for its fishing community. It's a great trip from Dublin (just take the DART train) and is full of trekking opportunities along the coast. For those loo…
1travelers 11reviews 9blogs
Giant's Causeway #22 most popular location
The Giant's Causeway is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and worthy of a visit, especially if the weather is fine. Comprising of over 40,000 basalt columns that were created when volcanic lava, w…
19travelers 12reviews 6blogs
Wicklow #23 most popular location
Wicklow is a county in the South East of Ireland. It is just one hour away from Dublin City Centre. It is known for its idealic settings and its magnificent mountains, lakes and rivers. …
32travelers 5reviews 3blogs
Connemara #24 most popular location
"Connemara is a savage beauty", Oscar Wilde Situated in the of Ireland (West Galway & South Mayo) it is a haven for people in search of the real Ireland. The unspoilt environment offers a …
4travelers 4reviews 6blogs
Sligo #25 most popular location
The capital of County Sligo is an attractive town with good bars and restaurants, theatres, art galleries and delicatessens. Sligo is the largest town in the north-west, with a heritage going…
41travelers 2reviews 5blogs
Lisdoonvarna #26 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews 3blogs
Wexford #27 most popular location
Wexford is on the Banks of the River Slaney is only twelve miles from the International Europort at Rosslare Harbour and a two hour drive from Dublin, Wexford is an energetic, cosmopolitan mi…
44travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Athlone #28 most popular location
Athlone is a town that lies on the River, located close to the geographical centre of Ireland. It's a quite small town (about 10 000 inhabitants). There is a lot of international students, w…
26travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Cashel #29 most popular location
Cashel Town owes its origin to the Rock of Cashel. The 'rock' is actually a stratified limestone, elevated from the broad plain. Atop this geological wonder is a group of remarkable ruins …
3travelers 3reviews 2blogs
Cobh #30 most popular location
Cobh is a beautiful town in Cork, it is pronounced "cove" but a lot of tourists seems to pronounce is "cob-h" which I find kind of funny! It is a very popular boating area.
6travelers 13reviews 5blogs
Glendalough #31 most popular location
Glendalough is just a very small town in Co. Wicklow, Ireland. It is part of the Wicklow Mountains National Park. Glendalough means 'Glen/Valley of the Two Lakes' in Gaelic. It is located one…
5reviews 5blogs
Swords #32 most popular location
2travelers 5reviews
Cong #33 most popular location
The tiny, picture-postcard town of Cong might well be my favorite place in all of Ireland. It's home to a magnificent castle that's been redone as a hotel (and was the sight of Pierce Brosnan…
3travelers 5reviews 4blogs
Ballina #34 most popular location
10travelers 1blogs
Ballyvaughan #35 most popular location
Tramore #36 most popular location
3travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Letterkenny #37 most popular location
Letterkenny is the main urban centre in Donegal. Until recently dubbed the fastest growning town in the EU. Letterkenny takes its name from the Irish " Leitir Ceanainn " - meaning the "Hillsi…
13travelers 8reviews
Clonakilty #38 most popular location
4travelers 1reviews
Bundoran #39 most popular location
Bundoran, remembered as Ireland’s Premier Seaside Resort, it has now fallen upon quieter times. It is located on the shores of the Atlantic coast against a backdrop of the majestic Ben Bulb…
5travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Dungarvan #40 most popular location
7travelers 1reviews
Mullingar #41 most popular location
15travelers 2blogs
Dun Laoghaire #42 most popular location
1travelers 3reviews
Newgrange #43 most popular location
Newgrange was constructed over 5,000 years ago (about 3,200 B.C.), making it older than Stonehenge in England and the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt. Newgrange was built during the Neolithic …
1travelers 6reviews 3blogs
Cahersiveen #44 most popular location
2reviews 1blogs
Drogheda #45 most popular location
22travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Sneem #46 most popular location
1travelers 6reviews
Adare #47 most popular location
The name Adare is derived from Ath Dara, meaning 'the ford of the oak'. The village's streets are lined with original thatched cottages survived for hundreds of years. Renowned as Ireland…
4travelers 3reviews 2blogs
Ring of Kerry #48 most popular location
The Ring of Kerry is a fantastic area in the South West of Ireland. Kerry has some of the finest beaches in Europe that provide all the facilities for an amazing seaside holiday. It is al…
1travelers 5blogs
Killorglin #49 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews
Bantry #50 most popular location
Bantry is a very pretty port town in south-west Cork with a vibrant Friday market. It is a very touristy area, it has a few good camping spots and very good nightlife.
2travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Oranmore #51 most popular location
1travelers 2reviews
Waterville #52 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Kildare #53 most popular location
Home to National Stud, County Kildare covers 654 square miles of rich green limestone plains, boglands and cruising waterways. Synonymous with horse racing and breeding, County Kildare has th…
32travelers 4reviews 1blogs
Slane #54 most popular location
Slane is a village in Co. Meath, Ireland. It is located 45 minutes from Dublin City Centre and has long been the primary access point for visitors to the 5000 year-old Newgrange monument. The…
1travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Midleton #55 most popular location
Midleton is a beautiful town just outside Cork city, with a population of approximately 26,000 it is fast growing. The name 'Midleton' came from where it is located, it is halfway between Cor…
7travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Liscannor #56 most popular location
Kerry #57 most popular location
39travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Trim #58 most popular location
3travelers 2blogs
Rosslare #59 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Aran Islands #60 most popular location
The Aran Islands are a group of three islands: the largest island is Inishmore, the middle and second-largest is Inishmaan and the third and the smallest Inisheer. The Islands are located …
4travelers 3reviews 1blogs
Ashbourne #61 most popular location
3travelers 1reviews
Enniskerry #62 most popular location
Castlegregory #63 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Carlingford #64 most popular location
Baltimore #65 most popular location
2travelers 2reviews
Thomastown #66 most popular location
Thomastown is a very small village just half an hour South West from Kilkenny in Ireland. It is along the Nore river. It has a small, but sweet central street and the church on the hill is a …
2travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Clonmel #67 most popular location
5travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Tallaght #68 most popular location
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Tallaght was one of the earliest settlements in the southern part of the island and one of medieval Ireland\'s most important monastic centres. The v…
9travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Malahide #69 most popular location
4travelers 2blogs
Portmagee #70 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Monaghan #71 most popular location
16travelers 2reviews
Tipperary #72 most popular location
Tipperary is a town and a civil parish] in Ireland. Its population is 4,415 (2006). Tipperary is a real Irish town full of lots of beautiful little villages with charming locals. The town …
34travelers 1reviews
Buncrana #73 most popular location
Buncrana ) is a town in County Donegal, the northwest of Ireland, located along Lough Swilly. It is the largest town in Inishowen. It is only 10 kilometres from Derry city and 43 kilometres …
3travelers 1reviews
Portlaoise #74 most popular location
Portlaoise is a town located at the heart of Ireland in County Laois, located in the generaly flat and boggy midlands region. The town has a population of 14,275 (2006 cencus) and is the coun…
15travelers 1reviews
Inishmore #75 most popular location
Inishmore is the largest of the three Aran Islands situated off the west coast of Galway (name from the Gaeilge Inis Mór meaning big or largest island). There are two modes of transportation…
1reviews 1blogs
Killybegs #76 most popular location
2travelers 2blogs
Clondalkin #77 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Enniscorthy #78 most popular location
3travelers 2reviews
Nenagh #79 most popular location
5travelers 1reviews
Athenry #80 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews
Dunfanaghy #81 most popular location
Dunfanaghy is a busy and scenic rural town on the northern Atlantic coast of Donegal. The town had long been a holiday destination for families, especially from Northern Ireland. Changes in h…
1travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Letterfrack #82 most popular location
Letterfrack is a small town in the Connemara region of Co. Galway, Ireland.It is close to the entrance to the Connemara National Park and contains the visitor centre for this geographical are…
Leenane #83 most popular location
Kylemore #84 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Boyle #85 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Knock #86 most popular location
Oughterard #87 most popular location
Newlands Cross #88 most popular location
Stillorgan #89 most popular location
Loughrea #90 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Anascaul #91 most popular location
Spiddal #92 most popular location
Cahir #93 most popular location
3travelers 1blogs
The Burren #94 most popular location
Maynooth #95 most popular location
11travelers 1blogs
Clogheen #96 most popular location
Ventry #97 most popular location
Greystones #98 most popular location
7travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Laragh #99 most popular location
Athboy #100 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews