Ireland’s Ancient East Tours

Rock of Cashel

Tour Description

Ireland’s east coast is awash with history, from the architects of the Neolithic tombs in The Boyne Valley to the grandeur of landed estates with their Georgian mansions dotted throughout every county in Ireland. Ireland’s ancient east covers 17 of Ireland’s 32 counties, in each of these counties you can discover over a thousand years of history & archaeology. 

Ireland with Locals will help you discover the beauty of The Wicklow mountains, the bogs of the Midlands, the green pastures of Tipperary with the world-famous Rock of Cashel visited by both St Patrick & The Queen of England to name but a few. The first farmers who over 5000 years ago changed the landscape by building tombs the most famous being Newgrange dating back to 3200bc.  

The Vikings left their mark founding towns Dublin, Waterford, Wexford to name a few. The Anglo-Normans mercenaries who built castles at Trim & Dublin tightening their grip on Ireland which lead to over 800 years of English rule. Ireland’s Ancient East has seen it all Rebellion, Wars & Famine.  

Come discover Ireland’s ancient East with one of our private day tours or take one of our extended multi-day tours with your own private driver-guide. 


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