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Thinking of a trip to Ireland with children? The magic is in the names: Killarney, Connemara, Dingle, Cork, Galway, Dublin. Take them to kiss the Blarney Stone (if they need the gift of gab) and let them run down Dublin’s famous Grafton Street with its kid-friendly buskers and mimes. Or head to the charming country villages, where a short bike ride will put your family among sheep and emerald-green fields. Hotels come in all shapes and sizes — stay in a real Irish castle, with acres of grounds for running and playing. In the countryside you’ll also find farmhouses, rental cottages and kid-friendly local inns in quaint villages. No matter what you choose, the best part of an Ireland family vacation is the memories.

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