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Ireland is a country with a rich history and a strong sense of myth and legend. This makes Ireland a charming destination for a country cottage holiday. Add to this friendly people, great music and a beautiful countryside dotted with pretty crofters cottages and you have a great destination for a relaxed self catering break. Whether you prefer to head for one of the beautiful cities in Ireland such as Dublin or Belfast or are looking for a relaxed break in the country, Ireland has lots to offer.

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The different parts of Ireland that are possible to visit on a self catering holiday include Northern Ireland, the West Coast, East Coast and South Coast and of course many rural areas. The different parts of Ireland each have their own unique gems, from peaceful beaches, quiet villages to high cliffs where the Atlantic crashes against the land, Ireland has something for all tastes. Wherever in Ireland you decide to go on a cottage holiday, by and large, you can expect a warm welcome and to be charmed by the people and this beautiful land.

Ireland is known to be a relaxing place to take a holiday. The Irish tend to have a good sense of humour and with more space and less people in many parts of Ireland, the scene is set for a laid back holiday. If you love history you should enjoy a break in Ireland. The historic buildings of Ireland include castles, stately homes and there are also a number of interesting stone circles that you can visit. With many of the places of interest in Ireland, you will also get the opportunity to learn about the legend surrounding these places which can very much add to the enjoyment of your stay. If instead of taking it easy on a self catering break you want to be active you will find that there are plenty of activities to enjoy in Ireland. Ireland is known for excellent opportunities for horse riding, fishing and angling. Golfing is another popular pastime in Ireland and there are a large number of courses.

There are many different types of self catering accommodation available in Ireland. Ireland has a variety of different options to suit various budgets and tastes. There are self catering bungalows, country cottages, romantic hideaways and even mansion houses. Some cottages have leisure facilities on site such as a hot tub or a pool. If you have a dog that you plan on taking away with you, make sure that you enquire about dog friendly properties when booking a break. Cottage owners or agencies can let you know about all that their accommodation has to offer and can often also give you lots of useful information about the local area, things to do and places to see.


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Donour Holiday Lodge, Fanore, Clare, Ireland

7 bedroom Holiday House, Ireland - County Clare.

Delightful large Irish holiday cottage with 7 bedrooms and lovely views over Burren National Park out to sea, just a walk away from the local blue flag award winning beach.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £470 to £1013 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 16 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 13 June 2018 to 15 June 2018; from 18 June 2018 to 23 June 2018; from 22 July 2018 to 23 July 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Kyle Country Cottage, Roscrea, South Tipperary, Ireland

5 bedroom Irish Country Cottage, Ireland.

For a tranquil rural retreat break with friends or family, this welcoming 5 bedroom pet-friendly holiday home could be the place to stay and with a warm bubbly outdoor hot tub and location close to Roscrea has plenty to recommend it.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £435 to £952 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 12 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 25 May 2018 to 26 May 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Fuchsia Lodge on the Dingle Peninsula, Ballyferriter, Kerry, Ireland

6 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Ireland.

Looking for group accommodation for up to 12 friends or family on the Dingle Peninsular? If so, this fantastic holiday house with its wonderful countryside and sea views could fit the bill.

Price range from £341 to £866 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)
Next availability:
from 25 May 2018 to 02 June 2018; from 16 June 2018 to 23 June 2018; from 21 July 2018 to 28 July 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Molly's Pet-friendly Seaside Cottage. Free Wi Fi., Beara, Cork, Ireland

2 bedroom Farmstay, South Ireland.

Beautiful 2 bedroom dog-friendly stone-built cottage in a stunning location in rural Cork on a shorefront working farm, just 150 yards from Pallas Pier, a short walk from two quiet sandy beaches and conveniently close to the Caha Mountains and the Ring of Beara.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £220 to £460 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 26 May 2018 to 01 June 2018; from 04 June 2018 to 13 June 2018; from 20 June 2018 to 21 July 2018;

phone 353-(0)27-74436 and also 001-973-335-6478 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Tranquil Hill Seaview Cottage, Belmullet, Mayo, Ireland

5 bedroom Detached Holiday House, Ireland - County Mayo.

This 5 bedroom County Mayo holiday house with its fabulous seaside views and stunning interior definitely has the wow factor, with light, bright, airy and spacious rooms, this is a fabulous coastal Irish holiday home for groups of up to 10 friends or family, discover some of the magic of Ireland with a stay here.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £369 to £759 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 30 June 2018 to 01 July 2018; from 01 September 2018 to 08 September 2018; from 15 September 2018 to 22 September 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Strand Dog-Friendly Holiday House, Duncannon, Wexford, Ireland

3 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Ireland.

With sea views and a location just across the road from the local sandy beach, this welcoming 3 bedroom coastal holiday house is pet-friendly and is situated close to New Ross in County Wexford.

Price range from £216 to £511 per week
Sleeps from 3 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)
Next availability:
from 25 May 2018 to 02 June 2018; from 09 June 2018 to 23 June 2018; from 11 August 2018 to 08 September 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Pet-Friendly Cottage on the Mizen Peninsula, Goleen, Cork, Ireland

4 bedroom Coastal Cottage, Ireland.

Looking to rent a 4 bedroom County Cork cottage which is set by countryside yet is close to the seaside?.

Price range from £264 to £642 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)
Next availability:
from 25 May 2018 to 02 June 2018; from 09 June 2018 to 23 June 2018; from 11 August 2018 to 18 August 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Clonleason Gate Lodge, Fordstown, Meath, Ireland

1 bedroom Lodge, Boyne Valley in Southern Ireland.

A luxury one bedroom holiday cottage nestled in the heart of the Boyne valley and surrounded by beautiful parkland with a pretty garden running down to the edge of a stream and stunning lake and forest walks all accessible from your doorstep.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £424 to £424 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Special Offer: from 24 May 2018 to 26 May 2018;
Late availability: from 09 June 2018 to 16 June 2018;

phone 00353 46 9434111 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Ring of Kerry Holiday Bungalow, 1 Dog Welcome, Kenmare, Kerry, Ireland

3 bedroom Holiday Bungalow, Ireland.

With to die for country views, this 3 bedroom pet-friendly holiday bungalow is a great place for all of the family to enjoy a tranquil holiday close to Kenmare in County Kerry.

Price range from £238 to £522 per week
Sleeps from 3 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)
Next availability:
from 26 May 2018 to 01 June 2018; from 06 June 2018 to 15 June 2018; from 20 June 2018 to 30 June 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

River House Coastal Cottage, Sneem, County Kerry, South West , Sneem, Kerry, Ireland

6 bedroom Riverside Holiday House, South West Ireland.

With river views and a very comfortable high quality interior which includes granite work tops in the kitchen and a Jacuzzi bath, this is a luxury Irish holiday home and could be a great base for discovering some of the best of Kerry on a cottage holiday.

Price range from £327 to £1109 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 02 June 2018 to 09 June 2018; from 20 June 2018 to 23 June 2018; from 25 August 2018 to 01 September 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Allihies Seaside Cottage, Allihies, Cork, Ireland

2 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Ireland.

Pet-friendly sleeps 4 holiday bungalow situated close to Allihies, just a walk away from the local sandy beach and well placed for discovering the stunning scenery of the Ring of Beara.

Price range from £192 to £412 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)
Next availability:
from 25 May 2018 to 02 June 2018; from 09 June 2018 to 16 June 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Dog-Friendly Kilmore Quay Cottage, Kilmore Quay, Wexford, Ireland

1 bedroom Country Cottage, Ireland.

This one bedroom stone-built holiday cottage is part of a small collection of holiday cottages on a working dairy farm near Kilmore Quay in County Wexford.

Price range from £204 to £421 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Lully More Pets Welcome Cottage, North West Ireland, Cruit Island, Donegal, Ireland

3 bedroom Cottage, Ireland.

A lovely, detached cottage in a small group of cottage on Cruit Island, County Donegal, with three bedrooms sleeping a total of six people.

Price range from £223 to £525 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)
Next availability:
from 25 May 2018 to 02 June 2018; from 09 June 2018 to 30 June 2018; from 11 August 2018 to 01 September 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Dog-Friendly Cottage near the Dingle Peninsula, Castlegregory, Kerry, Ireland

4 bedroom Cottage with Sea Views, Ireland.

With sea views to the front of the property, this 4 bedroom pet-friendly holiday home in Kilshannig on the Dingle Peninsula is a real treat.

Price range from £412 to £1052 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 03 June 2018 to 16 June 2018; from 30 June 2018 to 07 July 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Ardagh North Cottage with Country Views, Baltimore, Cork, Ireland

4 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Ireland.

Enjoy the best of both worlds with a stay at this high quality 4 bedroom rural retreat, set next to unspoilt County Cork countryside, yet enjoying a location just 2 miles from the port town of Baltimore.

Price range from £277 to £740 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 28 May 2018 to 16 June 2018; from 30 June 2018 to 14 July 2018; from 11 August 2018 to 18 August 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Carleton Coastal Cottage, Youghal, Cork, Ireland

3 bedroom Coastal Holiday House, Ireland.

Situated within a gated village in the seaside town of Youghal, discover the lovely local sandy beach on a family holiday or break with friends at Youghal and enjoy use of excellent shared facilities on site including an outdoor swimming pool, gardens and a tennis court.

Special features: pool (Shared outdoor swimming pool.), tennis court.

Price range from £315 to £400 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 25 May 2018 to 26 May 2018; from 09 June 2018 to 16 June 2018; from 23 June 2018 to 30 June 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Mary's Coastal Cottage, Allihies, Cork, Ireland

3 bedroom Holiday Cottage with Sea Views, Ireland.

Looking for a modern and stylish holiday house to rent in County Cork with impressive sea views? .

Price range from £222 to £533 per week
Sleeps from 3 to 7 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)
Next availability:
from 25 May 2018 to 26 May 2018; from 29 May 2018 to 02 June 2018; from 28 July 2018 to 30 July 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Gallivans Family-Friendly Cottage, Caherdaniel, Kerry, Ireland

4 bedroom , Ireland - County Kerry.

High quality 4 bedroom Irish country cottage with a hillside setting and lovely countryside views out to the coast, situated along the renowned Ring of Kerry.

Price range from £282 to £702 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 9 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 25 May 2018 to 26 May 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Romantic Pet-Friendly Cottage near Tralee, Abbeydorney, Kerry, Ireland

1 bedroom Holiday Bungalow, Ireland.

Get away for a romantic break to the unspoilt County Kerry countryside with a stay at this comfortable couple’s cottage.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £213 to £457 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)
Next availability:
from 25 May 2018 to 26 May 2018; from 02 June 2018 to 25 August 2018; from 28 August 2018 to 01 September 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Coach House Cottage near the Burren Park, Corofin, Clare, Ireland

2 bedroom Large Country House, Ireland.

2 Bedroom Pet-Friendly Holiday Cottage set within the Burren National Park.

Price range from £258 to £503 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 7 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 26 May 2018 to 02 June 2018; from 16 June 2018 to 05 July 2018; from 14 July 2018 to 22 July 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >