Classiebawn Castle Sligo
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14 Magical Spots Around Ireland That Are Straight Out Of A Fairy Tale

Visit one of these gorgeous locations ASAP

Ireland really is home to some cartoonishly picturesque sights.

Think back to the stories you loved from your childhood, those fairy tales filled with royalty and their gargantuan castles, as outlandish as those fantasies were you can still find places on our very own island that live up to them.

Our stately homes, our cliffs, our forests — they'll all just so dramatic. And, as you'll soon see, one county seems to be particularly idyllic.

If you're ever planning to propose to someone in Ireland, one of these destinations is where you should do it...

1. Dunguire Castle, Galway

Dunguire Castle

2. Skellig Michael, Kerry

Skellig Michael

3. Achill Island, Mayo

Achill Sunset

4. Glendalough, Wicklow

Glendalough 3

5. Rock Of Cashel, Tipperary

Rock Of Cashel New

6. Sally Gap, Wicklow

Sally Gap

7. Ballybunion cliffs


8. Adare Mansion House

Adare Mansion House

9. Powerscourt Waterfall, Wicklow

Powerscourt Waterfall

10. Classiebawn Castle, Sligo

Classiebawn Castle Sligo

11. Dark Hedges

Dark Hedges Misty

12. Dunluce Castle

Dunluce Castle

13. Castle Island, Roscommon

Castle Island Lough Key

14. Killarney National Park, Kerry

Killarney National Park And Torc Waterfall

Written By

Seán Kenehan

Seán is known for eating, drinking and writing, making him uniquely qualified to work for the Lovin Group. Seán enjoys skipping stones wistfully, puns that'd make a dad blush, and referring to himself in the third person.