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Make a vacation rental in Ireland your home away from home on the Emerald Isle. Visitors to the Republic of Ireland will find lush green hills, thatched-roof cottages, quaint villages, dramatic coastal cliffs, ancient castles, and a strong Celtic heritage.

In this cosmopolitan area, guests of County Dublin vacation rentals can explore Trinity College, the Natural History Museum, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin Castle, the Guinness Brewery, and the superb collection of art and artifacts at the Chester Beatty Library. Dublin also offers outstanding pubs, excellent shopping, and numerous museums and historical sights.

The city of Galway, in County Galway on Ireland's west coast, is a fast-growing cultural center where guests of County Galway vacation rentals can enjoy a wide variety of pubs, restaurants, clubs, shops, theatres and festivals. Historical sights include the 16th century Lynch's Castle and the 14th century Collegiate Church of St. Nicholas.

Connemara features spectacular scenery with a rugged coastline, mountains, lakes, rivers, woodlands, and a national park. Guests of Ireland vacation rentals can enjoy a wide variety of outdoor activities including golfing, canoeing, surfing, sailing, swimming, snorkeling, deep-sea fishing, and horseback riding.

In the southwestern part of Ireland, County Cork vacation rentals and County Kerry vacation rentals are popular options, with over 600 miles of coastline rising to mountains scattered with rivers and lakes. Activities for guests include golf, horseback riding, diving, sailing, and bicycling.

County Cork is home to the world-famous Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle. Kissing the stone is said to bestow the gift of eloquence. In County Kerry, visitors can visit the 14th century medieval stronghold of Ross Castle in Killarney, and tour the lovely gardens at the Muckross House.

In Northern Island, a part of the United Kingdom, guests of Ireland vacation rentals will find the vibrant city of Belfast and a landscape filled with quaint villages, lush green scenery and long golden beaches. One of the most popular beaches is the Portrush East Strand Blue Flag Beach, which features fabulous views over the Skerries to the Scottish Islands and is backed by an extensive dune system and the Royal Portrush golf course.

Northern Ireland's most popular tourist attraction, the Giant's Causeway, is an incredible volcanic rock formation made up of 40,000 symmetrical basalt columns that resemble a giant staircase leading from the cliffs to the ocean floor.

Belfast is known for its lively nightlife, fine dining, and fabulous shopping. Cultural and historical sights for guests of Ireland vacation rentals include the City Hall in Donegall Square, St. Anne's Cathedral, the Ulster Museum, Belfast Castle, and the lovely historic buildings on the Golden Mile.

Whatever your interests, you're sure to find the perfect vacation rental for a memorable vacation in Ireland. Reserve your Ireland vacation rental home today!

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