Ireland’s ancient East spans 5000 years of heritage and history. Go West can create specialised and private tours and Ancient East Ireland Tours for your next vacation to Ireland. Visit Ancient Ireland including the prehistoric attractions of the Boyne Valley in Newgrange and sites such as the Brownsill Dolmen in Carlow.

Ireland’s Ancient East spans 5000 years of heritage and history.

The Ancient East is themed across the following main areas:
• Ancient Ireland: Including the prehistoric attractions of the Boyne Valley in Newgrange and sites such as the Brownshill Dolmen in Carlow
• Early Christian Ireland: Including sites such as Clonmacnoise, Glendalough, Mellifont abbey, Jerpoint Abbey, St.Canice’s Cathedral and Holycross Abbey
• Medieval Ireland: Including Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile, the Viking Triangle in Waterford, Hook Head Lighthouse, Trim Castle and the Rock of Cashel
• Anglo Ireland: Including Ireland’s Great Houses and Gardens as well as sites such as the Dunbrody Famine Ship and Wicklow Gaol

Ireland’s Ancient East” stretches from Newgrange and the Boyne Valley in the north east and ranging through the midlands all the way down via Kilkenny’s Medieval mile to Waterford’s Viking Quarter and Cork’s many cultural attractions.

Ancient Ireland- The Dawn of Civilisation. Discover Ireland’s prehistoric past by visitingmany treasures that are older than the pyramids andhearing tales of druids and mythical warriors told by locals in a magical and inspiring way. And don’t forget to join differentevents that celebratethe prehistoric heritage.

Early Christian Ireland-The Golden Age of Monastic Pioneers. Step into the Golden Age of Saints and Scholars, just climb the round tower and admire serenity of the sacred sites. Take a walking tour and follow the steps the pilgrims once took. Enjoy many festivals and events so you can feel the spirit of these times.

Medieval Ireland -From Raiders to Settlers.Visit Ireland’s greatest fortresses and castles and discover tales of invasions and rebellion. Explore the pathways of Medieval Ireland, visit Ireland’s oldest city, Waterford and beautifully preserved Medieval City of Kilkenny.Experience medieval history brought to live during several local festivals.

Anglo Ireland-Land, Life and Liberty.Visit great estates to have the opportunity to experience what life was like in the 18th and 19th centuries. Step into Dunbrody Famine Ship to get the insight into the bravery and fortitude with which Irish peoplefaced up to a desperate situation. Stop at Wicklow Gaol and feel the desperation of those that were there before you.

Go West can create special tours, bespoke and customised packages for your trip to Ireland.