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Causeway Coastal Route

The Coastal Road in Northern Ireland The Causeway Coastal Route through Northern Ireland passes along the coast from Derry to Belfast (or vice versa) via the counties of Derry, Antrim and Down. The Giant’s Causeway which is located along this road, gives its name to this route. The Causeway Coastal Route is not officially part … Read more

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The Mullet Peninsula

Visiting the Mullet Peninsula Belmullet is the gateway to the Mullet Peninsula. On my first trip in Mayo along the Wild Atlantic Way here in Mayo we missed out the Mullet Peninsula as we were limited in time, so we passed it by. Therefore I returned recently to add this route to the site. In … Read more

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Baltimore to Kinsale

Baltimore to Kinsale driving route This final route along the Wild Atlantic Way travels from Baltimore to Kinsale, or Kinsale to Baltimore, depending on your direction of travel. The route passes through Clonakilty, where you can visit the Michael Collins house which is certainly well worth a visit. The journey also takes you through Timoleague, … Read more

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Glengarriff to Baltimore

Glengarriff to Baltimore Driving Route This Wild Atlantic Way driving route from Glengarriff to Baltimore takes you along the coast of two peninsulas: Sheep’s Head Peninsula and Mizen Head Peninsula. The route passes through the town of Bantry and takes you to the most southerly point of the Wild Atlantic Way, the Signature Point of … Read more

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Kenmare to Glengarriff

Kenmare to Glengarriff driving route This route from Kenmare to Glengarriff starts in Kenmare, in County Kerry and takes you into the beautiful County Cork. The route follows the Wild Atlantic Way around the Beara Peninsula, passing the WAW Signature Point of Dursey Island on the way. Take a cable car journey out to Dursey … Read more

Barley Cove, county Cork

County Cork

County Cork Driving Routes These driving routes in County Cork take you along the coast of the Wild Atlantic Way in this beautiful county at the South West tip of Ireland. The routes pass through the Beara, Sheep’s Head and Mizen Head peninsulas and pass several iconic lighthouses along the way. Visit the museum celebrating … Read more

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Lisfannon to Muff

Lisfannon to Muff This route from Lisfannon to Muff on the Inishowen Peninsula is the final (or initial) stretch of the Wild Atlantic Way, depending on which way you wish to travel the WAW. The route takes you past and through some of the Discovery points along the Wild Atlantic Way, including Dunree Head, the … Read more

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Rosguill Peninsula to Lisfannon

Rosguill Peninsula to Lisfannon This route from the Rosguill Peninsula to Lisfannon Beach follows the Wild Atlantic Way along three Peninsulas; Rosguill, Fanad and Inishowen. The route travels along the impressive Lough Swilly that once protected the British Naval fleet before WWI. There are a few Wild Atlantic Way discovery points along this route including … Read more

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County Donegal

Donegal – the Forgotten County Donegal is positioned in the Northwest of Ireland and is one of the counties making up the Province of Ulster. It is the only county in Ulster that is on the Wild Atlantic Way. Six of the nine counties in Ulster are situated in Northern Ireland, which is still part … Read more

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Narin/Portnoo to Rosguill

Narin/Portnoo to Rosguill This route from Narin/Portnoo to Rosguill Peninsula takes you North in the County of Donegal. The route passes some interesting harbours with fishing histories and there are some good camping spots along the way. The trip also takes you past the imposing mountain of Errigal, which is the highest peak in Donegal … Read more

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