03/16/2013 07:45 am ET Updated May 16, 2013

Ireland's 9 Most Memorable Hotels (PHOTOS)

People tend to go a little crazy on St. Paddy's day; most of us are familiar with the crowded parades, green rivers, and drunken revely. And it's understandable why so many get excited about their love for Ireland, which is deservedly famous for its dramatic green cliffs, roaring peat fires, lively pubs, and welcoming locals.

Ranging from historic castles to modern boutiques, these nine hotels are packed with Irish charm and may help inspire your next trip -- or at least help get you in the St. Paddy's spirit.

-- Kelsey Blodget,

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