Dublin to Powerscourt

Web: Powerscourt

Drive time: Approx 40 mins

Points of Interest: Powerscourt house and garden grounds with waterfall 

Powerscourt to Glendalough
Directions: Powerscourt to Glendalough
Web: Glendalough

Drive time: Approx 45 minuites

Points of Interest: 6th Monastic site and round tower, visitor center exhibition, abundant scenery and wildlife. 


DAY 2 Kilkenny to Cahir
Directions: Kilkenny to Cahir Castle
Web: Cahir Castle
Drive time: Approx 1 hour
Points of interest: Cahir Castle, one of Ireland’s largest and best preserved castles.
Cahir castle to Cork/Blarney Castle
Directions: Cahir Castle to Blarney Castle
Web: Blrney castle, a litle history
Drive time: Approx 1 hour 20 mins
Points of interest: Focus on Blarney castle and surrounding area.
Blarney Castle to Cork
Directions: Blarney castle to Cork city center (English market)
Special comments: English market as a central meeting point for Sasha’s friend
Drive time: Approx 1 hour
Points of interest: Cork Gaol, the Queenstown exhibition
Cork to Kinsale 
Directions: Cork to Trident Hotel in Kinsale
Web: Kinsale
Drive time: Approx 30 mins 
Points of interest: Originally a medieval fishing port, Kinsale offers some rich history and an abundance of restaurants for all tastes and budgets

DAY 3 Kinsale to the Ring of Kerry
Directions: Kinsale to the Ring of Kerry
Web: Ring of Kerry
Special comments: This is considered a “day trip” to drive the ring. 
Drive time: Estimate between 3 and 5 hours depending on stops
Points of interest: Explore the ROK before arriving at Muckross Abbey, Muckross. Then stop at Killarney before continuing on the N72 Ring of Kerry road toward the Dingle peninsular 
Directions: The Dingle Peninsular 
Web: Dingle Peninsula
Points of interest: Explore the Dingle!
Additional directions: Make for Ballyseede castle hotel as mapped from Castlemain –To Ballyseede from Castlemain 
To Ballyseede Castle Hotel from Castelmain

DAY 4 Tralee, Ballyseede Castle to Cliffs of Moher

Directions: Ballyseede to the Cliffs of Moher
Drive time: Approx 2 hours 30 mins
Web: Cliffs of Moher
Points of interest: Limerick, Cliffs of Moher

Special comments: St Johns castle, Limerick did not receive complimentary reviews, however as you pass you could take a peek and a cup of tea.
Cliffs of Moher to Doolin
Drive time: Approx 15 mins
Points of interest: Doolin village, considered the capital of Irish music. You could also take the Burren coast and Dolmon drive/tour.

Special comments: Visit – Doolin

Doolin to Ennis (The Old Ground Hotel) 
Directions: Doolin village to The Old Ground Hotel, Ennis – Doolin Village to the Old Ground Hotel to Ennis

Drive time: Approx 45 mins

Special comments: arrive at your hotel and relax 
Drive time: Approx 45 mins


DAY 5 Ennis (The Old Ground Hotel) to Galway
Directions: Ennis to Galway

Drive time: Approx 1 hour 25 mins

Web: Kylemore Abbey

Points of interest: Eyre Square in Galway. John F. Kennedy Memorial Park is an inner-city public park in Galway, Ireland, formerly officially named Eyre Square and still widely known by that name. Oh go on!

Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden is known as Ireland’s most romantic castle 
Directions: Galway to Kylemore Abbey
Drive time Galway to Kylemore Abbey: Approx 1 hour 30 mins

DAY 6 Galway to Dublin

Directions: Galway to Dublin
Shortly after you leave Galway, you may want to visit Atherny, a medieval town surrounded by a moat which had the only intact 13th century walls surrounding it. 
Drive time: Approx 2 hours 15 mins

Points of interest: Trinity College, Dublinia, Kilmainham gaol, Dublin castle, Temple bar, Open bus tours, Grafton and Henry streets for shopping…and more.

Total number of number of miles – approx 515
Estimated fuel costs 130 euros
Voltage is standard U.K. 3 pin plug (230/40v)
Cups of tea? countless