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5 most expensive places to buy property in Ireland

5. Skibbereen

You will find this town in County Cork. More specifically it is situated in West Cork very close to the N71 which is a national secondary road. Like many of the names in Ireland this one also has a very specific English meaning which translates as little boat harbor. There is also a river running through the town. This is river the Ilen eventually runs into the sea near the seaside village of Baltimore. Baltimore is 12 km from Skibbereen. This town has played an important role in the famine history of Ireland. A luxury mansion can easily cost US$5 million.

4. Delgany

Along the R762 road in County Wicklow you will find Delgany. This rural village is only about 25 km from Dublin city centre. This village has a very long history and it is and older settlement than many of the other villages in the region but even so Delgany is now part of the continuous urban area of Greystones. Even though this is an historical village it now provides people with access to sporting facilities, up market restaurants, mountain walks, excellent shopping and many other modern services. A luxury mansion can cost in the region of US$4.5 million.

3. Dalkey

One of the affluent suburbs in Dublin is Dalkey. It is situated on the southeast side of the city and it is a popular seaside resort. It was formerly the town of Dún Laoghaire when it was part of the historic County Dublin. At first it was a Viking settlement and during the Middle-Ages it was an active port. Every year thousands of visitors come to the Dalkey Castle and heritage center. It is suggested that people set aside at least one hour in order to be able to fully explore this historic place. Dalkey Island is equally popular. A luxury mansion can easily cost US$4.7 million.

2. Foxrock

One of the suburbs of Dublin is Foxrock which is situated within the county of Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown. Thousands of people come specifically to see the national maritime museum. This unique museum is located in the Mariners’ Church. It has valuable collections related to the maritime history of Ireland. It will also be able to show visitors the evolution of navigational techniques. People also visit James Joyce Tower and Museum. This museum is dedicated to the famous writer James Joyce. There is an exhibition of letters, manuscripts as well as some of the personal belongings of this writer. A luxury property can cost in the region of US$4.8 million.

1. Dublin

The capital of the Republic of Ireland is Dublin which is located on the east coast of Ireland close to the river mouth of the River Liffey. This city has many historic buildings among which there is the 13th century Dublin Castle. St Patrick’s Cathedral is equally imposing and popular dating back to 1191. The city also has many beautiful parks such as Phoenix Park and St Stephen’s Green. People should certainly take the time to visit the National Museum of Ireland which is a treasure house as far as the culture and heritage of Ireland is concerned. An upmarket villa can cost approximately US$4.9 million.