If you’re planning to pop the question this Valentine’s Day, make sure you pick a wonderful location to announce your love. On the island of Ireland, you’ll find endless inspiration.
1. At the edge of the world
The Cliffs of Moher are one of the great sights of Ireland’s stunning Wild Atlantic Way. Visit as the sun sets when the changing light imbues the rock with pink and orange hues and the crashing waves provide a dramatic soundtrack. The perfect setting for a romantic moment.
2. In a fairy-tale setting
A splendid Palladian mansion surrounded by gorgeous, landscaped gardens that feature Ireland’s highest waterfall, Powerscourt Estate in County Wicklow is a fairy-tale location. It recently provided the backdrop for Disney’s new movie Disenchanted and the Powerscourt Waterfall has witnessed many marriage proposals.
3. In the home of the Claddagh ring
The Claddagh ring, which shows two hands holding a heart that wears a crown, is the quintessential Irish symbol of love and friendship. Thomas Dillon’s in Galway city are the original makers of the Claddagh ring and the oldest jewellers in Ireland. Where better to find the perfect engagement ring?
4. On an epic voyage
Bring a little drama into your proposal by recreating the famous Jack and Rose pose from the film Titanic at the world’s leading Titanic exhibition. Multi-award-winning Titanic Belfast tells the story of the building, launch and sinking of the famous liner over nine amazing interactive galleries.