This Is The Only Irish Travel Bucket List You'll Need In 2018

How many places have you been?

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The start of the year is the best time to plan exciting trips and adventures for the next 12 months, but rather than jump straightaway to somewhere abroad, why not make this year the year you explore Ireland?

We're all guilty of overlooking our own beautiful island for more exotic places across the sea despite Ireland having some of the most magical places that people come from all across the world to see. 

With 24 amazing locations (if you go somewhere new twice a month you'll do them all by the end of the year!) that we think every Irish person should visit on the list, you could easily squeeze in a few of these adventures over the next few months.

Grab your rain gear (it's still Ireland, after all) and enjoy Ireland in all its glory. 

1. Poll na bPeist, Inis Mor, Aran Islands

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2. Cleggan Beach, Co Galway

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3. Cobh, Co Cork

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4. Glenveagh National Park, Donegal

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5. Portroe Quarry, Tipperary 

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6. Inistioge, Kilkenny

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7. Sliabh Liag, Dongeal 

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8. Achill Island, Mayo

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9. Carrauntoohil, Kerry 

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10. Cuilcagh Way, Fermanagh 

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11. Tollymore Forest, Down 

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12. Cliffs of Moher, Clare 

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13. Dingle, Kerry 

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14. Strandhill Beach, Sligo 

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15. Lambay Island, Dublin 

16. Connemara National Park, Galway 

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17. Glencar Waterfall, Leitrim

18. Lough Tay, Wicklow

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19. Dog's Bay, Galway 

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20. Murder Hole Beach, Donegal 

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21. Mussenden Temple, Derry 

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22. Keash Caves, Sligo 

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23. Ballintoy Village, Antrim 

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24. Kilfrassay Bay, Waterford 

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Where will you go first?

Header image: Cliffs of Moher, Clare by @loseyourdesk & Portroe, Tipperary by @wanderireland

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Written By

Sarah Clayton-Lea

Deputy Editor at Lovin Media Group, Sarah is obsessed with food and travel.She's also never come into the office without winged eyeliner. Seriously, not even once.Email: Social: @sazzyclay