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Feb 5th, 2015, 01:18 PM
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Is A Day Trip To Cliffs of Moher Worth It?

My friends and I will be in Dublin for a short time (arriving 3:00 PM on 8/6 and departing 11:00 AM 8/9). We are planning to go to the Guinness Storehouse the first evening and explore Dublin for the entire day on 8/7. Is a day trip to Galway/ Cliffs of Moher worth it on our final day?

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Feb 5th, 2015, 01:25 PM
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That's an awful lot of traveling across the flat interior of Ireland, and if the weather doesn't cooperate, the Cliffs will be pretty invisible anyway.

I'd spend time nearer Dublin...maybe a daytrip to Powerscourt/Glendalough?
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Feb 5th, 2015, 02:15 PM
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You certainly can spend that day exploring Dublin some more, or take a day trip to Brú na Bóinne (aka Newgrange) or as azzure says, Powerscourt/Glendalough.

Clear across the country for the Cliffs is a weather gamble, and you won't spend much time there; mostly on the bus/train.
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Feb 5th, 2015, 02:30 PM
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No. not worth it.
3pm is a European arrival? if you can fly into Shannon you could head to Galway for the night of 6th, Take a Cliffs & Burren tour on the 7th before catching a late train/bus to Dublin for the night and until departure.
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Feb 5th, 2015, 07:00 PM
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It's only worth it if you are staying on the west coast or arriving by air at Shannon.
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Feb 5th, 2015, 07:54 PM
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Please don't do that to yourself. It is much too long a trip for a day trip. I know it's hard to pass up things that some consider " must see" , but your time is better spent staying closer to Dublin. I highly recommend Michael Fox At Boyne valley tours if you are at all interested in New Grange, Hill of Tara, Bective Abbey. He is very personable, knowledgable, and was a wonderful guide. Best wishes and enjoy your trip.
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Feb 6th, 2015, 02:21 AM
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No.

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Feb 6th, 2015, 04:51 AM
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You can take the dart to Howth for a nice cliff walk and seafood lunch. half a day max.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uNDafofp6S8
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