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Ireland by Bus

21 Nov 2009  Visited cousin for 2 weeks in Ireland.
4.5 of 5 stars based on 1 vote

The best way to see Ireland without having to drive yourself. See everything by bus.

  • 1. Dublin

    Fly into Dublin. Stay in the city at least 2 nights, then continue on to the countryside.

  • 2. Cork

    Take Bus Eireann from Dublin to Cork. This is a great hub to see Blarney, Cobh, Cork, and the surrounding area.

  • 3. Blarney Castle & Rock
    Blarney Castle & Gardens, Blarney

    Come and kiss the Blarney stone and enjoy the grounds. Plan a whole day here as the grounds are the best part of the day. There are several paths to walk and it is gorgeous.

  • 4. Blarney Woollen Mills
    Blarney Woollen Mills Hotel, Blarney

    This is an excellent place to pick up some handknit irish sweaters as souvenirs from your trip.

  • 5. Killarney

    Killarney is the best place to start off a tour of the Ring of Kerry.

  • 6. Dero's Ring of Kerry Tour
    Deros Coach Tours, Killarney

    Excellent tour company. Will pick you up from your b&b, hostel, etc. Very friendly and good deal, about 30 euros for 7 hours. The bus is better than driving because the driver wouldn't be able to really enjoy the views and the bus driver knows the best places to stop on tour. Also, very personal tour because they have smaller buses that only seat up to 30. Our tour only had 15 people on it so very nice and relaxing.

  • 7. Galway

    College town that has a fun atmosphere and great nightlife.

  • 8. Galway Tour Company
    Galway Tour Company, Galway

    Great tours to the Cliffs of Moher. Very friendly and knowledgeable tour guide. Only downside is bus is large coach and full of tourists.