The Lakelands offer extensive travel and touring opportunities.
The Lakelands offer extensive travel and touring opportunities. Browse through this page and get a wonderful overview on visiting Birr Castle, Tipperary, the Shannon River, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, the Strokestown Park House and Famine Museum and much more.
Visit: Tourism Ireland Lakelands Region online at www.discoverireland.ie/Places-To-Go/lakelands
Get an overview of the county Tipperary in Ireland's Lakelands region, a rural area rich in history dating back to the 5th and 6th century, quaint lakeside villages, pubs, shops, restaurants and traditional music. Explore Lough Derg Lake, castles and big houses, the history of Brian Boru High King of Ireland and "the other" Ballina a larger town in the region.
Join Colm Breheny from Failte Ireland and Travel Expert Stephanie Abrams broadcasting from the banks of the Lough Ree in Glasson to explore the Lakelands Region situated in the interior of Ireland and often bypassed by tourists.
Fermanagh is a Lakeland county dominated by a 50 mile stretch Lough Erne. In the center of the lake are several islands which feature historical sites, churches, monasteries, graveyards and sculptures including the very famous Janus Figure sculpture
Join Rory Gibbons, Skipper of the Shannon Princess II and find out about his ship and its unique itinerary which gets into the hidden nooks and crannies of Ireland that most tourists never experience.
Birr Castle in County Offally, the birth place of the 3rd Earl of Rosse who in the 1840's invented a telescope with a 6 foot in diameter mirror handmade and invented from a unique copper, tin and zinc alloy by the 3rd Earl, which could see further and more ...
Visitors to the house and museum will find a treasure trove of information about a period of history that is not very well known, especially information about the poor.