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    36 Reasons Ireland Is The Worst Vacation Spot Ever

    Ugh, this place sucks.

    1. People have this weird desire to travel to Ireland before they die.

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    Minnowburn, National Trust Site — Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

    2. What could you possibly see there that'd be worth the trip?

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    Baltimore, West Cork, Ireland

    3. Nothing, that's what.

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    Ballyduff, Waterford, Ireland

    4. Seriously, turn back now.

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    Sandymount Strand — Dublin, Ireland

    5. Because its sunrises are truly ugly.

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    Sandycove — Dublin, Ireland

    6. And the sunsets will make you want your money back.

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    Ringsend, Dublin, Ireland

    7. The houses are cramped together.

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    Boat House on Rye River — Maynooth, Kildare, Ireland

    8. The mountains are hideous.

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    Wicklow Mountains — Brockagh, Wicklow, Ireland

    9. Every single one.

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    Windgates — Greystones, Wicklow, Ireland

    10. Their government buildings are blah.

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    The Four Courts — Dublin, Ireland

    11. The churches are practically shacks.

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    Christ Church Cathedral — Dublin, Ireland

    12. And the castles? Microscopic.

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    Belfast Castle — Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

    13. There are no unique landmarks. Rip-off.

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    The Giant's Causeway — Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

    14. In fact, it's the land of "No Mystical Beauty."

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    The Dark Hedges — Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

    15. Seriously, there are no photo-op moments whatsoever.

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    Slea Head — Dingle, Ireland

    16. Its rivers are murky and polluted with trash.

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    The Liffey River — Ringsend, Dublin, Ireland

    17. And don't even get me started on its gardens.

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    The Irish National Botanic Gardens — Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland

    18. The autumns are offensive to the human eye.

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    Wallace Park — Lisburn, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

    19. And the winters are the exact opposite of what a "wonderland" would be.

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    Killarney Park — Killarney, Ireland

    20. Its wildlife parks only have hideous-looking animals.

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    Kleiner Panda at Fota Wildlife Park — Passage West, Cork, Ireland

    21. Its fields are ridden with decay.

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    Giant's Ring — Drumbeg, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

    22. And its grass is anything but "luscious green."

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    Neolithic Mounds at Knowth — Slane, Meath, Ireland

    23. The caves suck.

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    Marble Arch Caves — Femanagh, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

    24. Like, for real.

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    Carrick-a-Rede — Ballintoy, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

    25. And those islands? Snoresville.

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    Skellig Michael — Kerry, Ireland

    26. Ugh, so boring.

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    The Cliffs of Moher — Liscannor, Clare, Ireland

    27. You're never going to want to go out for a stroll.

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    Carlingford, Strandpromenade — Carlingford, Louth, Ireland

    28. Or venture across a bridge.

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    Ha'penny Bridge — Dublin, Ireland

    29. "Beautiful scenery" is non-existent.

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    Youghal Bridge — Youghal, Cork, Ireland

    30. Nothing to see here.

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    Liffey River, after heavy rainfall — Dublin, Ireland

    31. Nope. Nothing at all.

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    Inishowen Lighthouse — Greencastle, Donegal, Ireland

    32. What could possess someone to travel to this wasteland?

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    Bloody Bridge in the Mourne Mountains — Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

    33. OMG, so disgusting.

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    Lurgan Park — Craigavon, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

    34. Barf-o-rama.

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    Tollymore Forest Park — Newcastle, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

    35. Abort, abort.

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    Navan Fort — Armagh, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

    36. You've been warned.

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    Northern Lights at Malin Head — Ardmalin, Donegal, Ireland

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