Ireland At A Glance
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Trim Castle was built in the 12th century by Hugh de Lacy and is the largest Cambro-Norman castle in Ireland.
The Burren is a karst landscape on the west coast of Ireland that covers 200 square miles. Despite the large amount of rock, there is still a remarkable amount of plants and animals.
Cliffs of Moher
These sea cliffs are about 9 miles long and peak at 702 feet above the ocean. They are one of Ireland’s most popular destinations. Visitors can embark on an 11 mile Cliff Walk.
The castle was first built in 1210 and was rebuilt in 1446. It is most well-known for the Blarney Stone, which lies at the top of the castle and is said to make the one who kisses it more eloquent. The castle also features natural rock formations and a poison garden.
Kilkenny was built in 1195 by Norman occupiers. It features a number of historic buildings such as Kilkenny Castle, St. Canice’s Cathedral, Rothe House, Shee Alms House, Black Abbey, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny Town Hall, St. Francis Abbey, Grace’s Castle, and St. John’s Priory.