15 days in Ireland Itinerary

15 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Oklahoma City
Fly:  15 h
1
Dublin
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Galway
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Limerick
— 1 night
Bus:  2 h
4
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Cork
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Kilkenny
— 6 nights
+3
Bus + Foot + Bus + Fly:  17 h
End: Oklahoma City

2
nights
Dublin

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Your list of things to see and do now includes National Leprechaun Museum, Phoenix Park, Trinity College Dublin, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, see the interesting displays at Irish Whiskey Museum, stroll around Phoenix Park, then examine the collection at National Leprechaun Museum, and finally take a stroll through Temple Bar. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse and then explore the striking landscape of Wicklow Mountains National Park.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin online trip itinerary maker.

Oklahoma City, USA to Dublin is an approximately 13.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Oklahoma City to Dublin. Expect colder weather when traveling from Oklahoma City in September: highs in Dublin hover around 62°F, while lows dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Wicklow Mountains National Park
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Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Trinity College Dublin ©
Trinity College Dublin

1
night
Galway

Galway ©
A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Menlo Castle / Blake's Castle. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Riverside Walk and then explore the historical opulence of Menlo Castle / Blake's Castle.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Galway day trip tool.

Drive from Dublin to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in September, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Limerick.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites
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Menlo Castle / Blake's Castle ©
Menlo Castle / Blake's Castle
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk

1
night
Limerick

Limerick ©
Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): explore the historical opulence of King John's Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Mary's Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Church, and finally take an in-depth tour of Thomas Fitzgerald Center.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Limerick trip maker.

Getting from Galway to Limerick by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Limerick can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. On the 23rd (Wed), you're off to Killarney.

Things to do in Limerick

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Thomas Fitzgerald Center
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King John's Castle ©
King John's Castle
Saint Mary's Cathedral ©
Saint Mary's Cathedral
Thomas Fitzgerald Center ©
Thomas Fitzgerald Center

2
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
You've added Muckross House, Ross Castle, Dingle Peninsula, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, then contemplate the long history of Muckross House, and then admire the verdant scenery at The Black Valley. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Staigue Fort, get outside with Ring of Kerry, and then take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Killarney online visit planner.

Traveling by bus from Limerick to Killarney takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Cork.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trips

County Kerry, Staigue Fort, St. Patrick's Church
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Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle
Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula

1
night
Cork

Cork ©
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gateway Pub. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Titanic Experience Cobh, steep yourself in history at Gateway Pub, and then stroll the grounds of St. Oliver's Cemetery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Cork online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Killarney to Cork by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in Cork can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites Nightlife Museums

Side Trip

Titanic Experience Cobh
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St. Oliver's Cemetery ©
St. Oliver's Cemetery
Titanic Experience Cobh ©
Titanic Experience Cobh

6
nights
Kilkenny

Kilkenny ©
The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kilkenny Castle and Holycross Abbey. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum and Rothe House and Garden. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kilkenny: Mayfield Birds of Prey (in Kilmacthomas), St. Patrick's Well (in Clonmel) and King of the Vikings (in Waterford). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Abbey, pause for some serene contemplation at St Marys Cathedral, identify plant and animal life at Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, and enjoy the sand and surf at Curracloe Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kilkenny trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cork to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 51°F. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Enniscorthy, Cashel, Waterford, The Twin Churches: Church of the Assumption and Church of the Immaculate Conception, Seal Rescue Ireland
Find places to stay Sep 26 — Oct 2:
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Mayfield Birds of Prey ©
Mayfield Birds of Prey
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum ©
Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum

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