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Ireland's Eye

Ireland's Eye, Howth, Ireland
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“small island” (5 reviews)
“boat trip” (10 reviews)
“sea birds” (9 reviews)
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Ireland's Eye, Howth, Ireland
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"small island"
in 5 reviews
"boat trip"
in 10 reviews
"sea birds"
in 9 reviews
"on the rocks"
in 5 reviews
"explore the island"
in 3 reviews
"bird sanctuary"
in 3 reviews
"life jackets"
in 2 reviews
"wild place"
in 2 reviews
"martello tower"
in 5 reviews
"howth harbour"
in 5 reviews
"county dublin"
in 2 reviews
"emerald isle"
in 2 reviews
"an adventure"
in 2 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 2 reviews
"short trip"
in 2 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 2 reviews
"couple of hours"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

we weren't sure what to expect, but it exceeded all expectations. It is a beautiful island, small, but with beaches and beautiful rocks. it is mystical. If you come to Howth, you have to see this. Just be forewarned , there are no toilets on...More

1  Thank Stephen K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We got a boat trip from Howth to the island, €15 each. Really worth a visit on a good day. You'd need to spend at least two hours here.

Thank Martin F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of birds, silence and chrystal clear sea. We stayed just over an hour but could have spent much more time easily. Best to wear closed footwear because of the paths that can be steep and slippery at times. There is a beach or you...More

Thank jidske76
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

We took Ireland's Eye Ferries out to this island. We very much enjoyed the short (20 minutes or so) ride over and back. The crew was helpful in getting us off and on the boat (the landing is definitely for the sure-footed). There are no...More

5  Thank SewCalKrafter
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

We were in Howth on a beautiful day and after a walk along the Howth Cliff Walk, we decided to take a boat ride around the island. The scenery was stunning and we spotted seals along the way in the harbor. A very enjoyable boat...More

1  Thank Cindy N
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

An out-of-this-world experience for us that we had always longed to see those wonderful rocky, tree-less islands of Northern Europe, topping the experience with 1300-year-old ruins of a church and climbing around the island. Everything has been left untouched, without any protection and barely any...More

Thank Martin_boc
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Great time in a sunny day.15 minutes by boat from Howth, cost only 1o euro the trip and 5 extra if you want to stay for a couple of hours in the island.Is a bird sanctuary and the visitors can see even seals playing in...More

Thank Ovidiu S
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

My family decided to take a boat tour around the Eye of Ireland. There happened to be a sailboat race going on as well and lots of Kayakers, rain, and extreme waves as we tried to make our way around the eye. Our captain had...More

Thank Sookie17
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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Took a day tour Got ticket from shop near GPO 25€ Started at 9 30 Visited malaise castle and by 1 pm we were at Howth Harbour Suggestions Utilize time esp if ur on day trip Take Ireland Eye farries Around the island take 10...More

1  Thank zeesh7
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

This is a must visit whenever in Howth . My good friend Ken who owns Irelands Eye cruises will take you over to this wonderful island, Its only a short hop and is beautiful in Summertime with lots of nesting gulls and oyster catchers ....More

1  Thank KathyMalahide
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Mary F
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Response from MaireAnne2016 | Reviewed this property |
The word "easy" is relative! I don't have the best of balance and the sea was relatively calm where the stairs are so it was easy. There was someone was ahead of me to take my hand as I stepped off the boat and someone... More
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