Seventeen vivid pictures of Ireland captured by amateurs on Instagram
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Seventeen vivid pictures of Ireland captured by amateurs on Instagram

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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En route to kiss the Blarney Stone #blarneycastle #ireland #castle #gopro #blarney

A photo posted by Brett Lindsey (@brett_93) on

#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.

Temple bar #dublin #Ireland #templebardublin

A photo posted by Anaïs Rlt (@nanas_5) on

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Who said it would be raining in Ireland ? #dublin #templebar #coloredstreets

A photo posted by Anaïs Rlt (@nanas_5) on

#Ennis 32,132 tagged Instagram posts:

Atmospheric Ennis is a great place to capture the rugged Co. Clare coastline.

Who said it would be raining in Ireland ? #dublin #templebar #coloredstreets

A photo posted by Anaïs Rlt (@nanas_5) on

#Cobh 24,495 tagged Instagram posts:

From Spike Island to the Titanic, you can snap a slice of history in this storybook harbour town.

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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.

#row #boats #beautifulday #killarney #killarneynationalpark #ireland

A photo posted by Erica (@beameuppy) on

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#ireland #familyvacation #Killarney

A photo posted by Carrie (@carerebow) on

#Kinsale 43,123 tagged Instagram posts:

There’s a reason so many artists and photographers make their homes here, inspiration is everywhere.

#nofilter #kinsale #mykindofcolor

A photo posted by @aislingitis on

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#kinsale #Ireland #青空が映える港町:) #B型女ひとり旅 #what_a_beautiful_day

A photo posted by yukiko (@yukiko_jpa) on

#Athlone 31,004, tagged Instagram posts:

For the best shots of Athlone it’s worth taking a boat along the Shannon.

#colorful #city #athlone #irland

A photo posted by EvSaBiNe (@evsabine) on

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#Wexford 93,631 tagged Instagram posts:

Coastline, castles and that lovely lighthouse are all Instagram classics.

Wexford in the summer #Wexford #Curracloe

A photo posted by Cora Furlong (@corafurlong) on

What a beautiful county we live in ?? #hooklighthouse #wexford #sea #lighthouse #ireland

A photo posted by Aoife Murphy (@aoifemurphy92) on

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#Galway 479,015 tagged Instagram posts:

To the bay and beyond there are plenty of beautiful backdrops in Galway.

#latergram #Galway #Gaillimh #Ireland #Irlanda

A photo posted by Sarah Biser (@saritahlynne) on

#Sligo, 114,419 tagged Instagram posts:

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Breathtaking Instagram shots of both coast and countryside are what Sligo was made for

Down by the garavogue, that's definitely a song title #garavogue #river #sunsout #pretty #sligo #cantbeatit

A photo posted by Emma Smith (@emmasmith93) on

#Carrickfergus 14,712 tagged Instagram posts:

Carrickfergus Castle is always camera ready.

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Humble little smartphone snap - wish I brought my camera with me the night. #carrickfergus #castle #ireland #sunset #s7edgeplus #samsung

A photo posted by CHRIS thedesignboy Mcclenaghan (@thedesignboy) on

 

#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.

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#summer #sunshine #derry #northernireland #peace #bridge #river #foyle #city #ebrington

A photo posted by @daviddoherty11 on

#Belfast 1,022,731 tagged Instagram posts

Belfast has a bounty of edgy dockyard and classic maritime scenes to immortalise.

#Belfast #getawayweekend #lunchtime #northernireland #market

A photo posted by Louise (@louisepasin) on

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#Limerick 153,060 tagged Instagram posts:

From grey flagstone to painted houses, full colour or monochrome Limerick looks good.

#ireland #limerick #summerevening

A photo posted by Mirjam Kunkeler (@mirjamkunkeler) on

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#Tipperary 27,770 tagged Instagram posts:

Filled with the classic those Irish postcard staples of livestock and ruins.

Just so calm there. #horeabby #ireland #tipperary #relax #nature #birds #bluesky #greenery #scenery #clouds #summer #calm #ruins ?

A photo posted by Looking @ Beauty 1Day @ A Time (@winniewood) on

#Tipperary #onlyinireland

A photo posted by Kirsten Ivors (@tinnockfarmtipperary) on

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