Aughnanure Castle was built by the O’Flaherty family in the 16th century, one of Connacht’s most notable lord families.
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Teampall Bheanain is a tiny Early Christian oratory, dated to the 11th or 12th Century. Today is nearly complete but for the roof and its steep gables are very prominent Read more [...]
Thoor Ballylee Castle is a fortified, 15th/16th century Hiberno-Norman tower house built by the septs de Burgo, or Burke. It is also known as Yeats’ Tower because it was once Read more [...]
The Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas opened on 15 August 1965, commonly known as Galway Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Galway, and one of Read more [...]
Teach Synge is a restored 300 year old cottage on the beautiful island of Inishmaan (one of the Aran Islands) in County Galway. The restored cottage is now a museum Read more [...]
Corcomroe Abbey is an early 13th-century Cistercian monastery, once known as “St. Mary of the Fertile Rock”, a reference to the Barony of Burren’s fertile soil. The Romanesque ruins feature Read more [...]
The original keep (1235/40) was low and squat, the roof being at the level of the present second floor. in 1250 Meyler de Bermingham extended it and in 1316 the Read more [...]
Brigit’s Garden is a Garden and Celtic Heritage Center set within 11 acres of native woodland and wildflower meadows. Our 4 main gardens represent the Celtic festivals of Samhain, Imbolc, Bealtaine Read more [...]
The Spanish Arch and it’s neighbour the Caoċ Arch are two remaining arches on the Ceann an Bhalla (“Front Wall”) in Galway city, Ireland.