Ireland’s Ancient East

It covers the area outside of Dublin and east of the River Shannon, extending from Carlingford to Cavan and south to Cork City and East County Cork moving eastwards to Waterford, Kilkenny, Wexford and Wicklow. Wander through 5,000 years of history in Ireland’s Ancient East – a touring region like no other. In this lush green landscape you can uncover the treasures and secrets of three unique areas: the Land of 5,000 Dawns, the Historic Heartlands and the Celtic Coast. Ireland’s Ancient East touring route can be as long or as short as you want. Connecting the past and present, this is the perfect opportunity to have a personal journey of discovery in this relaxing, off the beaten track, lush beautiful landscape. Our suggestion is to break it into areas, don’t rush and don’t try and fit it all in on one trip, a great excuse to return