Ireland Tourist - Places to Stay
Ireland has something for every tourist, from the visitor who wants five star luxury to the rambler who wants to enjoy the natural beauty of the countries lakes, mountains, valleys and beaches. Ruins of buildings all over the countryside remind tourists to Ireland of the homes abandoned by the Irish who left their homeland to seek a better life in a new country, many never to return again.
Many types of accommodation are available for tourists to Ireland, from the budget bed and breakfast where you can experience life in a real Irish home to a room above one of the many pubs where the tourist can experience authentic Irish 'Craic'! From five star luxury castles complete with golf courses and spas to traditional thatched cottages which can be rented for the weekend. Ireland caters for every tourist!
Ireland Tourist - List of Haunted Attractions
The following places in Ireland are perfect for the tourist who wants to see a ghost or two!
Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin (Príosún Chill Mhaighneann) is a former prison now a museum where many of the leaders of rebellions in Ireland were executed. It is said to be haunted by both former inmates and wardens
Leap Castle in County Meath has had many reported incidents of haunting since a grizzly murder in what is known as the 'Bloody Chapel'
Kytlers Inn, County Kilkenny is one of the oldest inns in Ireland and it is believed that the ghost of Alice de Kyteler is present there. She was accused of Witchcraft and sentenced to burn at the stake, she managed to flee the country never to return in her lifetime!
Renvyle House Hotel, Connemara, County Galway was chosen by W.B.Yeats for his honeymoon and during one of his many visits here he experienced the ghostly presences
Malahide Castle, County Dublin. It is believed that five different ghosts haunt the grounds of this castle
Grace Neill's Pub, County Down. The happy lady who ran this pub is believed to haunt Ireland's Oldest pub. Many unexplained events have been reported and Often the smell of pipe smoke can be detected around the bar despite there being a smoking ban in public places in Ireland. Unusually for a woman, Grace smoked the pipe!
Harleville Forest Castle, County Offaly is situated in one of Ireland's ancient primordial oak woods. It has been featured on several TV shows and is often visited by psychics and paranormal investigators
Grand Opera House, Belfast. Actors have reported seeing a ghostly figure wearing a long, dark robe roam
Ross Castle, County Meath. This castle is visited by the ghost of a young girl called Sabina who is believed to be looking for her drowned lover Orwin