10 amazing Irish Instagram accounts that will fuel your wanderlust

I think it’s safe to say Ireland belongs to the prestigious club of most photogenic countries in the world. Famous for green, rolling hills dotted with sheep, rugged mountain landscapes, moody towns and often used as film locations, as we’ve most recently seen in the new Star Wars film. What better country than Ireland to pick for a sneak peek through its finest Instagram artists? 

You probably already use Instagram for future trip inspiration, scenic routes and bucket list ideas. I find myself dreaming away on a daily basis, browsing through the numerous accounts showcasing breathtaking photographs of dreamy destinations.

Ireland is definitely such a destination and I won’t be surprised if you’re familiar with some of the following Irish instagrammers already. I tried to pick some for everybody, so whether you’re into nature, architecture, abandoned places or granny fashion on the streets of Dublin, make sure to check out – and follow – these Irish Instagram accounts!


10 amazing Irish Instagram accounts that will fuel your wanderlust


#1 @dublinghostsigns

The Cat’s Meow has been painted over. #DublinGhostSigns #Dublin #DublinStreets 😿

Een foto die is geplaatst door Dublin Ghost Signs (@dublinghostsigns) op

One of my favorite things about Dublin is the amount of history you can find by just looking carefully around you. This Instagram account captures and collects the many ghost signs in Dublin, portrayed on walls, shops and windows.


#2 @rachelrmk

Rainy, rainy Dublin, tonight.

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Rachel captures Ireland in great detail. From nature to urban shots, I can’t look away.


#3 @james_earley

This graffiti artist showcases some of his finest works and takes you on a journey of the process of making a mural by posting awesome shots.


#4 @lorcanfinnegan


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The faces of Dublin, in all shapes and sizes. This man is also responsible for the wonderful series of #grannyfashion. Wonderful Instagram account for those you enjoy something different.


#5 @magnumlady

Why you look so sad? Maud Gonne by artist Nik Purdy #Sligo #Ireland

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Val takes beautiful photographs of Sligo and beyond. Definitely worth a visit if you’re interested in architecture, nature and photos of daily life.


#6 @dublindaily

Speaking of daily life, this Dublin based account portrays the daily city life in Dublin with black &white secret snaps of locals enjoying their city.


#7 @buailtin

An Blascaod Mór from the most westerly point of Ireland #DúnMór #Blaskets #WestKerry

Een foto die is geplaatst door Seán Mac an tSíthigh (@buailtin) op

Sean regularly takes you to Kerry, the most southern point of Ireland and one of the islands most breathtaking pieces of nature. Dream away with this shots of rolling hills, sheep and other amazing Kerry landscape shots.


#8 @heyweegirl

• • • I’ve got to get the hell out of this hurt • Anne Sexton • • •

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Northern Ireland, although clearly separated from Ireland, cannot be missed, as showcased by Ciara, who posts mystique photos of her homeland.


#9 @thedoorsofdublin

#regram from @kasiapohl ❤️💚 #thedoorsofdublin #igersdublin

Een foto die is geplaatst door Dublin Doors (@thedoorsofdublin) op

Instead of #ihavethisthingwithfloors, I have a thing with doors. This Dublin based accounts showcases the famous doors of Dublin. Great for a scavenger hunt, isn’t it?


#10 @tourismireland

You probably know this one by now, as it is one of the biggest collectors of gorgeous Instagram shots of Ireland, guaranteed to make you want to jump on a plane right away!



I hope this post gave you some inspiration for a trip to beautiful Ireland. Don’t forget to let me know which of these instagrammers is your absolute favorite, and as always: come and join me on Instagram to stay updated on my travels.

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  • Reply
    April 5, 2016 at 18:29

    Thanks so much for listing me. Much appreciated.

    • Reply
      The Brave Dame
      April 6, 2016 at 07:31

      You’re very welcome, Val! Keep up the great work.

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