Understanding Ireland - An Overview
Ireland is an island to the north-west of continental Europe. It is the third-largest island in Europe and the twentieth-largest island on Earth. Ireland lies to the east of Great Britain, separated by the Irish Sea.
Politically, Ireland is divided between the Republic of Ireland, which covers five-sixths of the island, and Northern Ireland, a part of the United Kingdom, which covers the remaining area and is located in the north-east of the island.
Ireland offers quiet countryside, imposing monuments, picture perfect drives and recommended for travellers looking to visit less touristy areas. Dublin is typically the arrival point for International travellers arriving by Air. Dublin, Killarney, Kilkenny, Shannon, Westport, Galway are some of the destinations visited in Ireland.
Ireland as a standalone destination is popular with evolved travellers looking for a quiet countryside experience. Ireland is also popularly combined with Great Britain as part of an extended itinerary.