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    Detached cottage overlooking mountains close to the town of Creeslough. En-suite bedroom. woodburner. Garden. Ideal romantic base. Creeslough 3 miles. (Ref. 957057)

    7 nights from £189

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    Stone-built cottage near village of Ballintogher. Ideal for couples. Stunning woodland and lake walks. Excellent base for touring the north west. Ballintogher 2 miles. (Ref. 940533)

    7 nights from £197

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    Romantic semi-detached cottage near Baltimore. Picturesque scenery. Open plan living accommodation. Woodburning stove. WiFi. On the Wild Atlantic Way. Baltimore 2.5 miles. (Ref. 929999)

    7 nights from £347

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    Charming detached cottage near village of Ballacolla, County Laois. Feature fireplace with solid fuel stove. Dog-friendly. Four poster bed. Traditional and romantic. Great touring base. Ballacolla 4 miles. (Ref. 929822)

    7 nights from £175

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    A magnificent thatched cottage furnished to a superb standard and located close to the town of Carndonagh, Co. Donegal. Luxurious accommodation for couples. Multi-fuel stove. Ideal touring location. Carndonagh 1 mile. (Ref. 928919)

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    7 nights from £315

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    Welcoming, single-storey detached barn conversion in peaceful countryside next to the owner's home near Terryglass, County Tipperary. Open studio accommodation. Great touring base. Romantic retreat. Terryglass 4 miles. (Ref. 926080)

    7 nights from £172

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    A lovely ground floor apartment outside Ashford, County Wicklow. Sociable open plan living area. Shared children’s play area and football pitch. Great base for touring Ireland's east coast. Ashford 3 miles. (Ref. 923908)

    7 nights from £195

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    An excellent cottage on a working farm, on the outskirts of Drinagh in County Cork. Ideal for a couple. Pet-friendly. Woodburning stove. Leap 6 miles. (Ref. 921469)

    7 nights from £193

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    Cosy, first floor, self-catering studio apartment near Ardfinnan and Clonmel in County Tipperary. Feature beams. Great base for walking and fishing. Romantic retreat. Clonmel 8 miles. (Ref. 914596)

    7 nights from £158

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    Cosy, first floor studio apartment, on a working farm near Ardfinnan in County Tipperary. Exposed feature beams. Farm home to Connemara Ponies. Shop and pub 10 mins walk. Clonmel 8 miles. (Ref. 914595)

    7 nights from £156

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    A delightful, studio cottage located on the outskirts of Mohill in County Leitrim. All ground floor. Patio with furniture. Great base for walking. Mohill 3.5 miles. (Ref. 912323)

    7 nights from £151

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    Cosy, semi-detached cottage in Thomastown. Traditional and quirky style. Woodburner. Mezzanine-style bedroom. Well-equipped kitchen. Excellent golf course nearby. Thomastown 2 mins walk. (Ref. 26093)

    7 nights from £165

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    Cosy single-storey cottage near Balla, County Mayo. En-suite, private patio, views towards Croagh Patrick. Balla 5 miles. (Ref. 19192)

    7 nights from £199

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    A welcoming detached County Cork bungalow in a rural location. En-suite bedroom, front and rear gardens. Overlooks village and river. Cork city within driving distance. Killeagh 4 miles. (Ref. 16695)

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    7 nights from £177

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    A lovely single-storey annexe, attached to the owners' home in hamlet of Donaghmore, County Wexford. Open plan living area, gravel garden. Private beach within walking distance. Courtown 5 miles. (Ref. 16335)

    7 nights from £228

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    Detached Cahir cottage close to a heritage town. Single storey accommodation, open fire, en-suite facilities. Ideal holiday home for two people. Cahir 5 miles. (Ref. 10500)

    7 nights from £214

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    Delightful one bedroomed cottage in rural County Tipperary. Great walking nearby. Cahir 6 miles. (Ref. 8661)

    7 nights from £189

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    Charming wing of owners' home on rural outskirts of Abbeydorney in County Kerry. Open plan living with one double bedroom. Tralee 6 miles. (Ref. 2273)

    7 nights from £249

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    Comfortable ground floor cottage is set less than a mile from the village of Newcastle in County Tipperary. Fantastic views, solid-fuel stove, great walking base, pet-friendly. Clonmel 11 miles. (Ref. 941369)

    7 nights from £217

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    A cosy country cottage, all on the ground floor, in the mid-west County of Limerick. Oil stove. Limerick city 20 miles. Ballingarry 1.8 miles. (Ref. 933140)

    7 nights from £200

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    Lovely cottage located next to the owner’s home in the hills above Youghal, on the County Waterford/Cork border. Single-storey, open plan. WiFi. Youghal 6 miles. (Ref. 923538)

    7 nights from £179

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    A charming thatched cottage set in a rural location, close to the village of Spiddal in County Galway. Traditional character with beams, stone walls and multi-fuel stove. Pet friendly. Close to the coast. Spiddal 2 miles. (Ref. 14451)

    7 nights from £255

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    Delightful detached bungalow in a rural location in County Tipperary. Open fire, mountain view. Cahir 5 miles. (Ref. 9750)

    7 nights from £221

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    Charming Liscannor cottage in an elevated position with lovely views, only 1.5 miles from fishing village. Roll-top bath. Woodburner. Close to beach and coastline. Lahinch 3 miles. (Ref. 4667)

    7 nights from £286

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    Romantic single-storey Kinvara cottage in Ballindereen, Co. Galway. Charming accommodation in great touring base. Kinvara 2 miles. (Ref. 4341)

    7 nights from £184

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    Charming traditional cottage close to the shore on Valentia Island. Well-equipped, comfortable accommodation. Delightful rear garden. Knightstown 1 mile. (Ref. 2570)

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    7 nights from £215

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    Detached, stone bungalow 2 miles from Tulla, County Clare in Ireland. Open-plan living. Sauna. En-suite bedroom. (Ref. 973629)

    7 nights from £271

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    A wonderful detached cottage situated close to the village of Portmagee in County Kerry. Open plan. Pet friendly. Pleasant location. Cahersiveen 10 miles. (Ref. 932019)

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    7 nights from £237

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    Charming all ground floor cottage on the owner's working farm near Ardagh. Two double bedrooms, lawned garden with patio, off road parking. Walking and cycling routes and golfing nearby. Ardagh 1.5 miles. (Ref. 953867)

    7 nights from £243

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    Pretty, detached holiday cottage beside the owner's home, near Beaufort in County Kerry. Bright, cosy accommodation. WiFi. Lawned garden and great views of Carrauntoohil. (Ref. 951421)

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    7 nights from £251

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    A detached, single-storey cottage is in a picturesque, isolated location, near Rathmullan. Lough views, multi-fuel stove, gravelled and lawned garden. Rathmullan 5.9 miles. (Ref. 940523)

    7 nights from £217

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    Cosy detached cottage near Coolaney, Sligo. Countryside views. Open fire. Pet-friendly. Excellent touring base. Close to Wild Atlantic Way. Coolaney 2 miles. (Ref. 940453)

    7 nights from £200

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    A cosy detached cottage set in wonderful rolling countryside. Walks from the doorstep. Multi-fuel stove. Pet friendly. Private gardens. WiFi. (Ref. 938712)

    7 nights from £241

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    A fantastic cottage located just outside the harbour village of Glandore, on the south coast of Ireland in County Cork. Great views. Solid fuel stove. Glandore 2.4 miles. (Ref. 938478)

    7 nights from £243

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    A great country cottage located next to the owner’s home on a working organic farm, close to Kingscourt in County Cavan. Open plan living area. Solid fuel stove. Kingscourt 3.5 miles. (Ref. 932115)

    7 nights from £308

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    Charming thatched cottage near the village of Ballacolla, County Laois. Homely and quaint. Solid fuel stove. En-suite bedroom. Ideal couples' retreat. Superb touring base. Ballacolla 4 miles. (Ref. 929821)

    7 nights from £217

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    Cosy detached cottage in Cashel, near the village of Carna, County Galway. Peaceful location in heart of Connemara. Comfortable accommodation. Sea views and woodburning stove. Carna 4 miles. (Ref. 928470)

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    7 nights from £241

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    Lovely, semi-detached ground floor apartment on the Renvyle Peninsula. WiFi. Ground floor accommodation. Social open plan living area. Beach 1 mile. Tully 3 miles. (Ref. 928419)

    7 nights from £248

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    Terraced cottage in courtyard setting in Cullenstown. Close to beach. Private garden and shared courtyard. Great base for exploring coast, enjoying fishing, riding and touring historical sites. Wexford 16 miles. (Ref. 926526)

    7 nights from £247

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    Charming detached cottage near the village of Leenane. Situated along the Wild Atlantic Way. Cosy, comfortable and homely accommodation. Scenic views. Superb touring base. Leenane 2 miles. (Ref. 925300)

    7 nights from £232

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    A fantastic holiday cottage next to the owner's home. Close to Castlemaine Harbour. On the Ring of Kerry and the Wild Atlantic Way. Glenbeigh 4.5 miles. (Ref. 924983)

    7 nights from £248

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    A great mid-terrace property with spectacular mountain views, located in Killarney Country Club in County Kerry. Killarney 8 miles. Beaufort 3.5 miles. (Ref. 924208)

    7 nights from £233

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    Charming detached cottage situated 1.3 miles from the Kerry village of Waterville. Single-storey. Solid fuel stove. Near Lough Currane on the Wild Atlantic Way. Beach and golf courses nearby. Cahersiveen 10 miles. (Ref. 922137)

    7 nights from £238

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    A fantastic coastal cottage on the edge of Galway Bay. All ground floor. Solid fuel stove. Sun room. Wild Atlantic Way. Wonderful walks and swimming. Ballinderreen 1.5 miles. (Ref. 921778)

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    7 nights from £247

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    Cosy detached cottage near Ballaghadereen. Ideal for couples. Open fire. Close to Knock Airport. Excellent touring base for Roscommon, Mayo and Sligo. Ballaghaderreen 1 mile. (Ref. 921487)

    7 nights from £211

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    Cosy, ground floor detached cottage near Mullagh in County Clare. Quality accommodation. WiFi. Outdoor patio and large garden with furniture. Excellent touring base. Great traditional music and stunning coastal scenery nearby. Mullagh 1.5 miles. (Ref. 917695)

    7 nights from £229

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    A charming detached cottage situated in a rural location, close to the village of Shrule, County Mayo. Homely and inviting. Superb touring location. Galway 20 miles. (Ref. 916226)

    7 nights from £205

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    Wonderful, stone-built, semi-detached stable conversion, set on the owners’ working farm near Tinahely. Open fire. Lawned garden with furniture. Glorious views. Tinahely 4 miles. (Ref. 914880)

    7 nights from £364

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    Cosy semi-detached cottage near Mountcharles in Donegal. Romantic and quaint. Woodburning stove. Wonderful rear decked area and garden. (Ref. 912771)

    7 nights from £234

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    Cosy, ground floor, detached cottage near the village of Drumkeeran in County Leitrim. Bright and comfortable. Woodburning stove. Views of Lough Allen. Pet-friendly. Drumkeeran 3 miles. (Ref. 912769)

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Just show me country cottages in Ireland

If you're looking to experience the real Ireland on your next cottage getaway, you might want to consider a stay in one of our Irish country cottages. Shrouded in myth, folklore and unparalleled beauty, Ireland's countryside encases everything which makes the Emerald Isle such an enthralling holiday destination. Think shimmering lakes, grassy peaks and isolated craggy coves. Couple that with welcoming country pubs, characterful hamlets and openhearted people and you're still not even close to uncovering the wealth of attractions available on a country cottage holiday in Ireland.

Discover the beauty of Ireland with our rural country cottages

To explore some truly photo-worthy countryside on your Irish cottage holiday, visit Ireland's North West and Western Coast. Counties Donegal, Mayo and Sligo are festooned with an abundance of rugged heathlands and remote river inlets; whilst County Clare, Cork and Kerry boast uninterrupted emerald peaks, colourful villages and cool lakes. Unearth the haunting landscapes of Connemara, ride the Ring of Kerry through the Killarney National Park or picnic amid the Fermanagh Lakelands on your country cottage holiday on Ireland's stunning West Coast.

If you'd prefer to stay in Ireland's easily accessible South East, don't fret because there's still plenty of Irish countryside to admire. For a country cottage holiday within a short drive of Dublin, find an Irish holiday cottage near the Wicklow National Park. This illustrious patch of East Ireland is awash with enchanting forests, golden seashores and charming fishing villages such as Blainroe; perfect for a reclusive romantic retreat away from the usual tourist traps!

We've a wonderful selection of Irish country cottages dotted across the landscape, so choose your perfect country cottage from our selection of self-catering cottages in Ireland today!

Please find below self catering Irish holiday cottages that are located in the countryside.