Thinking of planning a family escape to Ireland, but not sure where to begin? This post will help kick-start your travel planning and give you confidence that (yes!) a vacation in Ireland with kids may be your family’s best adventure yet. With tips from our Ireland travel expert at Family Travel 411 (our sister site for travel with school-age kids) and author of the new guide Planning the Ireland Vacation of Your Dreams, Jody Halsted lays out just what makes each of these five Ireland destinations magical and memorable for families, with links to more recommendations and tips to plan an excellent family adventure in any one–or more!–of these family destinations in Ireland. Let’s go!