Ross Castle is a 15th century tower house and keep on the edge of Lough Leane, in Killarney National Park, County Kerry. The castle is open to the public seasonally Read more [...]
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The Queenstown Story is a self-guided tour relaying the tales of Emigration to North America, transportation of Convicts to Australia, the story of the Irish slaves in the West Indies and, Read more [...]
The Grianan of Aileach is a hill fort on Greenan Mountain at Inishowen in County Donegal. The main structure is a stone fort, thought to have been built in the Read more [...]
Glebe House, the home for nearly thirty years of the renowned artist Derek Hill. Originally known as St Columb’s, the 1828 Regency-style house is decorated with William Morris textiles, and Read more [...]
Sligo Folk Park shows rural life and Irish heritage at the turn of the late 19th Century. The Folk Park is set in the grounds of the authentically restored Millview Read more [...]
Drimnagh Castle is a Norman castle located in a suburb of Dublin. It is the only remaining castle in Ireland that still has a flooded moat as it is fed Read more [...]
Charles Fort is one of the finest surviving examples of a 17th Century star-shaped fort, and much of the construction that began in 1678 exists today. The fort overlooks the Old Read more [...]
The Flight of the Earls Heritage Centre has exhibitions, displays including wax figures dressed in period costumes, period weapons, models, maps and literature and much more. In the aftermath of the Read more [...]
Blennerville Windmill is a working tower mill in Blennerville, and the tallest of its kind in Europe at 21.3m high. Blennerville Windmill was built by Sir Rowland Blennerhassett in 1800 Read more [...]
Abbey Assaroe was founded in 1178 and completed in 1184 by the Cistercians monks. It fell into decline in the 17th century and now all that remains of the abbey is the Read more [...]
Reginald’s Tower is located at the eastern end of the Waterford quay, an important insight of a medieval urban defence system.
Timoleague abbey was founded by the franciscan order in 1240 AD and built on the site of a monastic settlement founded by Saint Molaga in the 6th century. The abbey was Read more [...]