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Foynes (Limerick), Ireland

Steeped in aviation history, the first commercial flight from the USA to Europe landed in Foynes in 1939. Learn all about it at the Flying Boat Museum. Grab a mug of Irish Coffee in town then explore the medieval church ruins on the hill of Knockpatrick. Explore the ornate thatched-roof cottages of the nearby village of Adare, or venture to Limerick to explore King John's Castle.