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27 Photos That Prove The West Of Ireland Is The Most Beautiful Place Planet Earth

Because West is best

The whole island of Ireland is a magical place but many people come specifically to see the West of the island. And with very good reason too.

From Kerry to Donegal – the coastline is one of the most stunning in the world and when you throw in cities like Galway and the beautiful Aran Islands dotted along the coast, you have a little bit of something for everybody. 

We think you'll agree that these 27 photos prove this is one of the most beautiful parts of this planet...

1. People have been enjoying the wonder of the world for centuries 

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2. The buildings are a little bit special in this part of the world

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3. The beaches are absolutely out of this world

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4. The traffic jams in the West

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5. You'll never get bored driving on the roads around here

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6. You'll have plenty of space to call your own

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7. Seriously where else would you get a view like this?

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8. You'll never be short of amazing seafood being surrounded by an entire ocean

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9. The houses look like something out of a fairytale 

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10. Inland, things get even more stunning

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11. You could live in a tiny castle with a view like this

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12. With some pretty special sunsets 

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13. Don't even get us started on the lakes 

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14. And Galway city has some of the best craic in the entire world

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15. There are hundreds of wonderfully unique villages 

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16. You'll be able to find an entire beach to call your own

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17. And you'll find some of the biggest cleanest waves in the world all along the coast

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18. The Wild Atlantic Way is fast becoming the best drive in the world 

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19. All of the colours 

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20. They even chose to film Star Wars here

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21. You don't need a man-built swimming pool because there are hundreds of natural ones to be found

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22. You really won't be short of things to see around here

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23. Even the animals out here are majestic

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24. You can gaze at abbeys that look like something out of a fairytale 

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25. You're literally on the edge of the world

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26. It's seriously magical

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27. Make it your business to come and visit this incredible part of the world 

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Niall Harbison

Niall founded Lovin' Dublin with a few fairly simple aims: discover new places to eat in Dublin and share simple recipes cooked up in his kitchen.

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