East Coast & Midlands
Counties in this region: Kildare, Laois, Longford, Louth, Meath, Offaly, Westmeath and Wicklow.
The Midlands is a truly beautiful region of Ireland that offers everything from sports and historical monuments to walking trips through the stunning countryside. The natural beauty of the Midlands will truly astonish you and a stroll beside one of the many lakes or rivers is a breathtaking experience.
If you are a golfer, some of Ireland’s finest golf courses are found in The Midlands, including the world-famous K Club. The Horse Museum and National Stud is also here, and is home to some of the world’s finest thoroughbreds.
One of Ireland’s oldest Christian settlements, Clonmacnoise, is also found in The Midlands, on the banks of the Shannon. Founded in the sixth century, it includes the remains of eight churches and three high crosses.