TOP 10: Ireland’s Most Romantic Places

If you ask us, there is something about Ireland and its people which is highly Romantic, making the whole idea of being there all the more attractive. We can’t quite put our finger on it. Perhaps it is because Ireland withholds some of the most beautiful scenery, remarkable history, charming traditions, and great company.

“What the heart knows today the head will understand tomorrow”
– written by the Irish writer James Stephens (1882 – 1950)

If you consider yourself a romantic, and are always looking for ways to indulge in the excitement, magic, and adventures of love, continue to read and find out what we feel to be the Top 10 places in Ireland to fall in love accompanied with amorous quotes from Irish writers.

10. Adare Manor, Co. Limerick

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“All that a husband or wife really wants is to be pitied a little, praised a little, and appreciated a little” – Oliver Goldsmith

9. Dún na Rí Forest Park, Co. Cavan

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“How far away the stars seem, and how far is our first kiss, and ah, how old my heart.” – William Butler Yeats

8. Giants Causeway, Co. Antrim

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“I see when men love women. They give them but a little of their lives. But women when they love give everything” – Oscar Wilde

7. Glenoe waterfall, Co. Antrim

“To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance” – Oscar Wilde

6. Powerscourt Gardens, Co. Wicklow

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“Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.” – Oscar Wilde

5. Portsalon Beach, Co. Donegal

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“There is only one admirable form of the imagination: the imagination that is so intense that it creates a new reality, that it makes things happen.” – Sean O’Faolain

4.The Quays Bar, Galway

The Quays Pub, Galway, Ireland

“She danced a jig, she sung a song that took my heart away” – William Allingham

Considering the Irish built the Titanic, “the ship of dreams”, we think this scene and song is fitting for no. 4.

“So you wanna go to a real party?” – Titanic

3. Dingle, Co. Kerry

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“Tears may be dried up, but the heart – never.” – Marguerite Gardinder

2. Glendalough, Co. Wicklow

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“Love will heal what language fails to know” – Evan Boland

1. Cliff of Moher, Co. Clare

Cliffs of Moher at sunset

“If you do not love me I shall not be loved, if I do not love you I shall not love” – Samuel Beckett

 

Written by G.G

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