With Ireland ranking high when it comes to some of the best scenic views in the world, there are ample opportunities to fill up your Instagram library with stunning shots of its picturesque landscapes and special experiences.
Ready for an photographic adventure? Below are 7 great Irish Instagram destinations to visit and capture the best of the emerald isle.
Ireland’s Most Instagrammable Spots to Discover
1 Tollymore Forest Park, Shimna River Stepping Stones, CoUNTY Down
Take a hike through the stunning Tollymore Forest Park along the Shimna River until you come across the Shimna River stepping stones. Take plenty of snaps of the popular stepping stone bridge, capturing the flowing water and the wonderful setting of Tollymore Forest. Below is a a superb shot of the Shimna River stepping stones, captured by @juliehepburn_out_n_about.
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2 Titanic Belfast, CoUNTY Antrim
Located in the heart of the Titanic Quarter and just a short walk from Belfast city centre is the award-winning Titanic Belfast visitors’ centre. The architecture of the modern building is what captures the eye of many who visit the attraction. The building, designed by Eric Kuhne and Associates, has been designed to look like a ship, with sharp edges and a unique shape that stands out against the nearby dock area. @photographer_architect_ni captures the unique architecture of the building below.
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3 Cliffs of Moher, CoUNTY Clare
One of the most popular Instagram hotspots in Ireland, the Cliffs of Moher never cease to impress visitors. The dramatic scenery of the rugged coastline sets you up perfectly for the opportunity to grab an epic photo for your Instagram profile. @hannes_becker takes a risky shot on the edge of the Cliffs of Moher.
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4 Giant’s Causeway, CoUNTY Antrim
Arguably Ireland’s most famous attraction, the Giant’s Causeway in County Antrim is a photographer’s paradise made up of over 40,000 hexagonal basalt columns left from volcanic eruptions over 60 million years ago. The attraction that saw over one million visitors last year has become an extremely popular Instagram hotspot. @ahamillphotos takes an excellent shot of the hexagonal columns whilst the sun is setting.
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5 Guinness Storehouse, CoUNTY Dublin
The Guinness Storehouse at St James’s Gate is a popular attraction amongst all beer lovers who visit the area. With guided tours and tasters available, it sees millions of visitors pass through the gates every year, ranking it as one of the most popular Instagram locations in Ireland. @fofostudiocr takes a fantastic photo of the St James’s Gate Brewery.
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6 Achill Island, CoUNTY Mayo
Just off the northwest coast is the largest island in Ireland, Achill Island. The island welcomes photographers, surfers and tourists throughout the year, who soak up its stunning landscape and pristine beaches. Take a few snaps of the breath-taking scenery and update your Instagram grid with awesome shots. @raw.eis captures the sheer beauty of Achill with the backdrop of the sunset.
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7 Connemara, CoUNTY Galway
Tucked away in the north-west corner of County Galway is the magnificent region of Connemara. Said to have some of the best scenery in the whole of Ireland, Connemara is highly popular among Instagrammers. @printempsemilie takes a brilliant shot of Kylemore Abbey with the beautiful Connemara surroundings as a backdrop.
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