THERE'S no denying that Ireland is one of the most picturesque places on earth.
From the cosy bars of Dublin, to the wild and windswept west coast, there’s just something about Ireland’s natural beauty and old world charm that is a photographer’s dream. Don’t just leave it to the professionals though, with a few clicks anyone can capture a bit of Irish charm.
Here are 17 of Ireland’s mostInstagram-worthy spots…
#Blarney 25,885 tagged Instagram posts:
The iconic Blarney castle makes an impressive backdrop to any snap.
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#Kilkenny 116,301 tagged Instagram posts:
Quintessentially Irish Kilkenny’s character makes it a tourist's Instagram favourite.
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#Dublin 3,883,392 tagged Instagram posts:
Home to the classic #FirstGuinness Selfie but there’s plenty more to photograph in Ireland's capital.
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#Ennis 32,132 tagged Instagram posts:
Atmospheric Ennis is a great place to capture the rugged Co. Clare coastline.
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#Cobh 24,495 tagged Instagram posts:
From Spike Island to the Titanic, you can snap a slice of history in this storybook harbour town.
I feel at this point it doesn't need to be said anymore, but Ireland you're stunning. Thank you for being my home the last 8 months and giving me the best weather my last days to enjoy you thoroughly. #Ireland #eire #stcolemanscathedral #Cobh #Cork #Irish #Travel #ocean #Titanic #cityview #travel #explore #hike #blueskies
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#Killarney 116,748 tagged Instagram posts:
Ireland’s great outdoors, there's plenty of impressive scenery to be shot in Killarney National Park.
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#Kinsale 43,123 tagged Instagram posts:
There’s a reason so many artists and photographers make their homes here, inspiration is everywhere.
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#Athlone 31,004, tagged Instagram posts:
For the best shots of Athlone it’s worth taking a boat along the Shannon.
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#Wexford 93,631 tagged Instagram posts:
Coastline, castles and that lovely lighthouse are all Instagram classics.
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#Galway 479,015 tagged Instagram posts:
To the bay and beyond there are plenty of beautiful backdrops in Galway.
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#Sligo, 114,419 tagged Instagram posts:
Breathtaking Instagram shots of both coast and countryside are what Sligo was made for
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Who said the sun doesn't shine in the west! #irishsummer #blueskies #swan #signets #sligo #sligowhoknew #sligotourism #lunchtimewalk #wildatlanticway #loveireland #discover_ireland #ireland #ireland_gram
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#Carrickfergus 14,712 tagged Instagram posts:
Carrickfergus Castle is always camera ready.
#Derry 120,276 tagged Instagram posts:
Vintage murals and a thoroughly modern peace bridge, there’s enough contrast Derry to get an interesting shot anywhere.
Mural illustrsting Father Edward Daly waving a blood-stained white handkerchief while trying to escort the mortally wounded Jackie Duddy to safety on #BloodySunday of 30 January 1972 in #Derry, #NorthernIreland
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#Belfast 1,022,731 tagged Instagram posts
Belfast has a bounty of edgy dockyard and classic maritime scenes to immortalise.
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#Limerick 153,060 tagged Instagram posts:
From grey flagstone to painted houses, full colour or monochrome Limerick looks good.
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#Tipperary 27,770 tagged Instagram posts:
Filled with the classic those Irish postcard staples of livestock and ruins.
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