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Ireland

Holiday cottages in Ireland are the gateway to a fantastic experience filled with stunning scenery, wonderful heritage and a delightfully relaxing ambience that is unique to the ‘Emerald Isle’. There really is no place like it to enjoy a break. And if you’re contemplating a holiday you may like a few suggestions for some of the best things to see and do. So take a look at our guide below for some holiday inspiration!

Ireland’s landscape is justly celebrated for its wealth of treasures, both natural and man-made. Those seeking Ireland’s rural charms will be well-served with a visit to the Ring of Kerry. This circular 180km trail takes in some of Ireland’s most wondrous locations, including Ross Castle, Ladies View and the Killarney National Park, and is well-suited to those looking for a lovely leisurely drive. If you fancy an active exploration of the beautiful scenery then we’d recommend a hike along the Kerry Way. This walking trail is normally completed in nine days, but there are plenty of scenic stretches to stroll along. If you fancy something a little livelier than few visits to Ireland are complete without a visit to its many great cities, and Dublin is undoubtedly the biggest draw. Ireland’s capital offers wonderful shopping, fantastic heritage (the Guiness Storehouse!), beautiful architecture and an enticing, relaxed atmosphere. Those with Irish holiday cottages near Sligo, Cork, Galway and the other major cities will find an equally varied array of activities to enjoy. Then again, if you’d rather get away from it all and enjoy Ireland’s unspoilt beauty and unrivalled tranquillity then we can’t recommend the Aran Islands highly enough. Located a short distance from the shores of Galway, these three stunning islands offer a beautiful window to the past. Explore medieval ruins and gaze at beautiful rolling vistas while you enjoy the uniquely relaxed rural ambience. There are few better ways to create fantastic holiday memories!

Since the country is so renowned for the wild beauty of its landscape, it should come as no surprise to find that outdoor and active breaks are one of the main reasons people seek Irish cottages. There are few nicer places to enjoy a stroll than the countryside of Ireland, but you’ll also find it’s equally well-suited to those looking for a little rest and relaxation. Thanks to a diverse array of attractions city breaks are also incredibly popular. Visitors to Dublin and the other major cities will find fantastic cultural events, great food and drink, wonderful shopping opportunities and a chance to make some long lasting holiday memories.

If you’re ready to begin an exploration take a look at our holiday cottages in Ireland today.
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  • Wexford
    Wexford×

    Classic

    Wexford

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    Ref: W32293
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Ground Floor Facilities
    Watch the world go by whilst relaxing on your balcony with beautiful views of the River Slaney and Wexford town.
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    Situated in the heart of vibrant Wexford town, a short stroll from the Wexford Opera House, the exclusive Talbot Suites offer a truly luxurious base from which to explore the ’Sunny Southeast’ corner of Ireland. Finished to an extremely high standard, each spacious apartment has a private balcony, three flat screen TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi and direct level access to the car park. Guests can also enjoy complimentary access to the Talbot Quay Leisure centre just 100 yards away...

    Corner Courtyard Suite
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  • Wexford
    Wexford×
    4
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    Ref: W32294
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile
    This luxurious apartment is ideal for relaxation or a base to explore the bustling sight and sounds of Wexford.
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    Situated in the heart of vibrant Wexford town, a short stroll from the Wexford Opera House, the exclusive Talbot Suites offer a truly luxurious base from which to explore the ’Sunny Southeast’ corner of Ireland. Finished to an extremely high standard, each spacious apartment has a private balcony, three flat screen TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi and direct level access to the car park. Guests can also enjoy complimentary access to the Talbot Quay Leisure centre just 100 yards away...

    Classic
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  • Ballydehob, Co. Cork
    Ballydehob, Co. Cork×

    Ardura Beg Cottage

    Ballydehob, Co. Cork

    5
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    Ref: YLV
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Open Fire
    A cosy, secluded property with wonderful views over Roaring Water Bay. 50 yards from the sea and only 2 miles from Ballydehob.
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    Occupying an elevated position, with spectacular views over Roaring Water Bay, this very nicely designed and furnished detached cottage has a cosy and romantic feel. There is the added bonus of a conservatory where you can sit, read and relax whilst enjoying great views of the bay. Set in a wonderfully secluded location, just off the main road to Ballydehob and 50 yards from the sea, it is surrounded by a colourful garden with shrubs and natural rock landscape. This area, on the...

  • Fethard-on-Sea, Co. Wexford
    Fethard-on-Sea, Co. Wexford×

    White Lea House

    Fethard-on-Sea, Co. Wexford

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    Ref: YAAW
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Rural Location - Open Fire
    Just 30 yards from a sandy beach, this magnificent, spacious, split-level, detached house enjoys spectacular, uninterrupted views over farmland and Fethard Bay, towards the harbour and the Saltee Islands
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    Just 30 yards from a sandy beach, this magnificent, spacious, split-level, detached house enjoys spectacular, uninterrupted views over farmland and Fethard Bay, towards the harbour and the Saltee Islands. Set on the edge of Fethard-on-Sea village, on the scenic Hook Peninsula, in an area recognised as the sunniest in Ireland, with a wealth of sandy beaches and coves. Ideal for walkers and bird watchers, with activities including sailing, fishing, golf, scuba diving and riding. Places...

  • Near Saltmills, Fethard-on-Sea, Co. Wexford
    Near Saltmills, Fethard-on-Sea, Co. Wexford×

    Fardy’s Cottage

    Near Saltmills, Fethard-on-Sea, Co. Wexford

    6
    3
    2
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    Ref: W32290
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove
    The sea is just 50 yards from this charming cottage, which is set in historic Saltmills village.
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    Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this pretty, detached cottage is surrounded by beautifully manicured gardens a short distance from the water’s edge - an idyllic place where you can watch birds, fish or enjoy a picnic. Nearby, historic Saltmills village is aptly named after the renowned Iron Age salt mills and is home to Tintern Abbey, which was founded in 1200 and is well worth a visit. Light and spacious, Fardy’s Cottage is an excellent base from which to...

  • Connemara, Co. Galway
    Connemara, Co. Galway×

    An Caoran

    Connemara, Co. Galway

    6
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    Ref: W31397
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Luxury Property - Car parking on site - Coast within 1 mile - Rural Location - Open Fire
    Set in 8 acres of grounds with is spacious interior, lawned garden and vaulted ceilings, this property lies just 5 minutes from the beach.
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    Rural location.

    Modern, detached house for 6.

    Carna is situated at the head of the peninsula, a lobster fishing centre and an ideal place to explore the vast wilderness of Connemara with its hills, lakes and endless shoreline. This beautiful cottage on the Wild Atlantic Way is fabulous with its spacious interior, vaulted ceilings, timber and tiled floor, and is furnished to a very good standard. Set in 8 acres of grounds, just 5 minutes from a sandy beach. The living room is...

  • Caherdaniel, Co. Kerry
    Caherdaniel, Co. Kerry×

    Coomatloukane Cottage

    Caherdaniel, Co. Kerry

    6
    3
    3
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    Ref: W31564
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Luxury Property - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove
    A rurally situated luxury property with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. Fishing, water sports and horse riding all nearby.
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    This detached cottage is set on an elevated site overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, offering magnificent sea views. The spectacular views can be enjoyed from inside this very spacious and comfortable house, or from the patio and garden. Relax on one of the beautiful sandy beaches in the area, partake in numerous activities on offer at Derrynane Watersports Centre, ride a horse along the sand, take a walk along the Kerry Way or charter a boat for some sea fishing. Boats depart daily...

  • Nr. Dungarvan, Co. Waterford
    Nr. Dungarvan, Co. Waterford×

    Dún an Óir

    Nr. Dungarvan, Co. Waterford

    6
    4
    2
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    Ref: W31455
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Luxury Property - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Rural Location - Open Fire
    This delightful semi-detached cottage is on the picturesque Helvick peninsula, in an area renowned for traditional Irish music, and is only 6 miles from the bustling town of Dungarvan
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    200 yards to cove.

    Semi-detached cottage for 6

    This delightful semi-detached cottage is on the picturesque Helvick peninsula, in an area renowned for traditional Irish music, and is only 6 miles from the bustling town of Dungarvan. The property has stunning sea views over Dungarvan Bay, and a 200-yard walk brings you to a small cove with a fishing pier and pub. It is stylishly furnished throughout and the living room has an open fire. As a real treat, there is a small...

  • Carrick-on-Bannow, near Wexford
    Carrick-on-Bannow, near Wexford×

    Cockle Lodge

    Carrick-on-Bannow, near Wexford

    6
    3
    3
    3
    Ref: W32269
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Luxury Property - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove
    Breathe in the revitalising sea air whilst taking breakfast on the first floor balcony and drink in the magnificent ocean views.
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    Just 100 yards from the water’s edge, this superb detached holiday residence is set in an acre of private grounds, with magnificent sea views from almost every room. There is a large, first floor balcony, which can be accessed via the upstairs bedrooms, affording spectacular, far reaching views over the bay towards Saltmills. Cockle Lodge offers spacious accommodation, all the bedrooms are en-suite and the wonderful sun room opens onto a large, wrap around terrace, with an adjacent...

  • Lettermacaward, Co. Donegal
    Lettermacaward, Co. Donegal×

    Holly Tree House

    Lettermacaward, Co. Donegal

    6
    3
    2
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    Ref: W31893
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Luxury Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Rural Location - Open Fire
    A contemporary property, all on one level, set in an area dominated by mountains, lakes and golden, sandy beaches.
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    From its elevated site, this impeccable, detached, single storey holiday property has a grandstand view of the Gweebarra river and its unique bridge all the way out to Gweebarra Bay. Whichever way you look, the views are amazing.

    This is a very modern property, with a lot of attention to detail paid to its contemporary interior. The large picture windows, with window seats, take advantage of the panoramic views. This is an area of mountains, lakes and golden sandy beaches....

  • Clonea Lower, near Dungarvan
    Clonea Lower, near Dungarvan×
    Newly Listed
    The Moat on the Greenway

    The Moat on the Greenway

    Clonea Lower, near Dungarvan

    6
    3
    3
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    Ref: W32324
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Rural Location
    This lovely ground floor apartment is ideal for families or groups of friends wishing to discover and explore the south of Ireland.
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    This stunning property is just one of five period apartments within a private gated residence. Formerly a convent, they are set in 4 acres of lawned gardens overlooking Clonea Beach.
    This ground floor apartment is spacious and elegantly appointed inside with French doors opening onto a huge, south facing terrace with uninterrupted, panoramic sea views, an idyllic spot for that morning coffee or evening barbecue.
    As an added bonus, guests are allowed full free access to...

  • Spiddal, near Inverin, Co. Galway
    Spiddal, near Inverin, Co. Galway×

    Gaoth Saile

    Spiddal, near Inverin, Co. Galway

    6
    3
    2
    3
    Ref: W31903
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Luxury Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Woodburning Stove
    The Burren, the Aran Islands and Galway are just some of the places to visit from this charming thatched cottage.
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    This truly wonderful thatched holiday property, brimming with character and charm, is 300 yards from the sea. Located on the Wild Atlantic Way, off the main Galway to Connemara coast road and just 3 miles from Spiddal. Complete with reading rooms, games room, tennis court, BBQ, sun room, sea views and log fire, the house meets good standards in furnishings, fittings and atmosphere. The lively village of Spiddal boasts shops, restaurants, crofts and pubs with traditional music sessions....

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