33 Ireland Photos Guaranteed to Cause Wanderlust

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I don’t think I have ever met a fellow traveler that hadn’t manifested the perfect road trip around Ireland and placed it onto their travel bucket list. The emerald isle has an allure that draws people from all corners of the world to its bright green shores, including us.

The scenery unfolds before your eyes when you drive the coastline and explore the scenes of this diverse island nation. I hate to tell you but our Ireland photos aren’t going to make it any better.

Our two-week road trip around Ireland afforded the opportunity to explore some of the best sights in Ireland and it was enough time to develop an intense love for a destination that does not always happen.

We look forward to the day when we can return, but in the meantime, we’d like to convince you to drop everything and plan a trip to Ireland. It’s amazing, beautiful and belongs on every traveler’s bucket list that longs for that perfect road trip adventure. 

33 Ireland Photos Guaranteed to Cause Wanderlust

(All photos are owned and created by Divergent Travelers)

1. Dublin’s Famous Ha Penny Bridge at sunset golden hour

Ha Penny Bridge Dublin Ireland Photos


2. Glendalough in the Wicklow Mountains at sunset

Glendalough Wicklow Ireland Photos

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3. Hiking path in the Wicklow Mountains

Wicklow Mountain Hiking Ireland Photos


4. Roses in bloom at Kilkenny Castle

Kilkenny Castle Rose Garden Ireland Photos

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5. Blarney Castle in all its glory

Blarney Castle Ireland Photos


6. View of Little Skellig from Skellig Michael

Little Skellig Wild Atlantic Way Ireland Photos


7. Curious Atlantic Puffin on Skellig Michael

Atlantic Puffin on Skellig Michael Wild Atlantic Way Ireland Photos


8. Beehive Ruins on Skellig Michael

Skellig Michael Beehive Ruins Ireland Photos

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9. 600 Steps to the top of Skellig Michael

Skellig Michael Wild Atlantic Way Ireland Photos


10. The views from Skellig Michael are worth climbing for

Skellig Michael Wild Atlantic Way Ireland Photos


11. Path through the Macgillycuddy’s Reeks to climb Carrauntoohill, Ireland’s tallest mountain

Carrauntoohill Mountain Climb Ireland Photos

Related Article: Climbing Carrauntoohil, Ireland’s Tallest Peak


12. Inch Beach, Dingle Peninsula

Inch Beach Dingle Peninsula Ireland Photos


13. Green fields on the Dingle Peninsula

Dingle Peninsula Landscape Ireland Photos

Related Article: Horseback Riding in Dingle


14. Flowers in bloom on the Dingle Peninsula coastline

Dingle Peninsula Coast Ireland Photos


15. Coastal ruins along the Dingle Peninsula drive on the Wild Atlantic Way


16. The charming town of Dingle

Dingle Ireland Photos


17. Dingle Peninsula views on the Wild Atlantic Way

Wild Atlantic Way Ireland Photos


18. Adorable pony at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park

Bunratty Castle Folk Park Ireland Photos~*~

19. Hiking trail along the Wild Atlantic Way

Wild Atlantic Way Hiking Trails Ireland Photos


20. View from the top of St. John’s Castle in Limerick

St Johns Castle Limerick Ireland Photos


21. Horses in a field on the Wild Atlantic Way

Horses in Field Wild Atlantic Way Ireland Photos


22. Dunguaire Castle by the sea

Dunguaire Castle The Burren Ireland Photos


23. Poulnabrone Dolmen, Neolithic ruin, in The Burren

Poulnabrone Dolmen The Burren Ireland Photos


24. Unique stone landscape in The Burren

The Burren Ireland Photos


25. The Cliffs of Moher

Cliffs of Moher Ireland Photos


26. Driving the Connemara Peninsula

Renting A Car in Ireland Connemara Peninsula Ireland Photos


27. Celtic crosses along the Wild Atlantic Way

Celtic Crosses Wild Atlantic Way Ireland Photos


28. The Dark Hedges featured in Game of Thrones, Northern Ireland

Dark Hedges Game of Thrones Causeway Coast Northern Ireland Photos


29. Giant’s Causeway against the blue Atlantic Ocean

Giants Causeway Ireland Photos Divergent Travelers

Related Article: Ireland’s Causeway Coast


30. Causeway Coastline on a clear day, Northern Ireland

Causeway Coast Northern Ireland Photos


31. Carrick-A-Rede Rope bridge view from above, Northern Ireland

Carrick A Rede Rope Bridge Causeway Coast Ireland Photos


32. Stunning coastline in Northern Ireland, Causeway Coast

Causeway Coast Northern Ireland Photos


33. Shimmering light on Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland

Giant's Causeway Northern Ireland Causeway Coast Ireland Photos

Two words, just go. Ireland is one of the most beautiful and diverse destinations we have ever visited and these Ireland photos should prove that to you. From the landscapes that are so green they look fake, to the dramatic coastlines and charming pub culture, you can satisfy several travel desires in one trip. Rent a car and get out there and explore all that Ireland has to offer.

If you are interested in researching more about Ireland to plan your own trip, check out some of our other Ireland stories on the blog or on Ireland’s official tourism website.

A special thank you to Tourism Ireland and Failte Ireland for the opportunity to explore and promote such a beautiful destination.

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About Lina Stock

Lina is an award-winning photographer and writer that has been exploring the world since 2001. She has traveled to 100 countries on all 7 continents. Member: SATW, NATJA, ATTA, ITWA

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8 thoughts on “33 Ireland Photos Guaranteed to Cause Wanderlust”

  1. Somehow Adam and I have never been to the UK…..Odd I know! We hope to get there sooner than later, but that darn travel list keeps growing the more we travel!

    • Ireland is a beautiful place to visit. I agree on the travel list, ours is the same. Always adding more places to it.

  2. Beautiful pictures of Ireland! I really didn’t need to see any pics to make me want to visit Ireland. I have a friend there that I would love to go visit if she would just invite me, Marie, hint, hint!! LOL

    • It really is an amazing country and one of our favorite to date actually! We loved it so much we’re already awaiting our return visit.


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