In Ireland, things aren’t done by halves: the country is home to a ‘hundred thousand’ welcomes and we like to thank people ‘a million’. So it makes sense that the natural beauty of the island is equally dramatic.
The Wild Atlantic Way, a coastal driving route stretching from County Donegal in the country’s North-West to County Cork in the South, is a unique way to explore what many consider to be the ‘real Ireland’.
Away from the commotion of Dublin, see where an untamed landscape, sheer cliffs and the wild Atlantic Ocean collide. To celebrate the beauty of Ireland, here’s some of our favourite photos from the Wild Atlantic Way.
Inis Mór, County Galway
Great Blasket Island
Cliffs of Moher
The Beara Coastline
View from Mountain Mine
All photos by Raymond Fogarty and Fáilte Ireland
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