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 [...]
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Sligo Cathedral wss designed by George Goldie, one of the foremost Catholic architects in England in the nineteenth century, and opened in 1874 by Cardinal Paul Cullen of Dublin and Read more [...]
Glendalough cathedral has undergone many transformations during the ages and this can be seen within the ruins.
The Kildemock Jumping Church ruins date back to the 14th century, though the site also contains carved stones from the 13th century. According to legend, the west gable of the Read more [...]
Staigue Fort is a ruined stone ringfort on the Iveragh peninsula in County Kerry, Ireland. The fort is thought to have been built during the late Iron Age, probably somewhere 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 [...]
The cathedral was founded in Ardmore in the 5th century when St Declan came across the village of Ardmore and founded a monastery.
Wicklow Gaol was originally built in the late eighteenth century though there has been a jail on the site since 1702. The Goal tells the story of its prisoners through Read more [...]
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 [...]
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.
Ballincollig Royal Gunpowder Mills were originally opened in 1794 as a private enterprise, before being taken over by the British Government during the Napoleonic Wars as one of three Royal Read more [...]