Today the bridge is mainly a tourist attraction, with 227,000 visitors in 2007.The bridge is now taken down every year in late October or early November, depending on weather conditions, having been put up in March. It is thought salmon fishermen have been erecting bridges to the island for over 350 years. In the 1970s it featured only a single handrail and large gaps between the slats.Take a short ferry ride to Inis Mor, the largest of the three Aran Islands, and island rich in the language, culture and heritage of Ireland, unique in its geology and archaeology and in its long tradition of gentle hospitality.
A version of the bridge, tested up..more The Céide Fields is an area situated on the north Mayo coast in the west of Ireland.
This location contains one of the oldest known field systems in the world.
Aran will take you back to an Ireland of Celts and Early Christians...more Belfast (from the Irish: Béal Feirste meaning "Mouth of the (River) Farset")is the capital city of Northern Ireland and the seat of devolved government and legislative assembly in Northern Ireland.
It is the largest urban area in Northern Ireland and the province of Ulster, the fifteenth-largest city in the United Kingdom and the second largest city on the island of Ireland.
The name, Belfast, is the anglicised version of the Irish Béal Feirste, which ..more Blarney Castle is a medieval stronghold in Blarney, near Cork, Ireland. It is currently a partial ruin with some accessible rooms and the battlements.
There are many legends as to the origin of the stone, but some say that it was the Lia Fáil—a magical stone upon which Irish kings were crowned.
The largest island is Inishmore; the middle and second-largest is Inishmaan and the smallest and most eastern is Inisheer.
Irish is a spoken language on all three islands, and is the language used naming the islands and their villages and townlands.
The stone was set into a tower of the castle in 1446.