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Wild Atlantic Way

Ireland’s golden shores and steep cliffs set the scene for a beautiful weekend, an epic road trip, and unforgettable moments along the Wild Atlantic Way.

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Houses dot the Dingle Peninsula, which is also home to some 2,000 monuments and thousands of years of history.
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Burtonport, County Donegal, is a small fishing village home to just over a thousand residents. Visitors can enjoy a variety of water sports in the area or take a ferry to the neighboring island of Arranmore.
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Eyeries village, on the Beara Peninsula, features brightly colored homes, traditional dancing and music in local pubs, and long hikes along Beara Way.
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Inishowen Peninsula in Donegal County, Ireland, features the Five Finger Strand, known for its large and beautiful sand dunes.
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A beached fishing boat is tied down in Teelin Bay, Ireland.
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The Olde Castle Bar and Red Hugh's Restaurant in Donegal Town, Ireland, is located in a centuries-old hostelry next to the Church of Ireland.
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On the Cliffs of Moher in Country Clare, Ireland, wild goats are a common sight. The cliffs are a hugely popular tourist spot where Atlantic puffins and razorbills can also be spotted.

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