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Tintern Abbey - New Ross County Wexford Ireland

Tintern Abbey

New Ross, Co. Wexford
Category: Families, Outdoors, Culture, Sightseeing
Type: Castles, Historic Homes & Sites, Churches & Cathedrals
Tintern Abbey is a Cistercian abbey, founded c. 1200 by William, Earl of Pembroke as the result of a vow he had made when his boat was caught in a storm nearby and named after Tintern in Wales.
Skibbereen Heritage Centre - Heritage Centre in Skibbereen - Skibbereen  County Cork Ireland

Skibbereen Heritage Centre

Skibbereen, Co. Cork
Category: Families, Rainy Day, Culture, Nature/Wildlife
Type: Visitor Centres, General Attractions
The Heritage Centre is located in the award winning, beautifully restored Old Gasworks Building, in Skibbereen and is home to the Great Famine Commemoration Exhibition that commemorates the tragic ...
Dublin Castle - Dublin 2 Ireland

Dublin Castle

Dublin 2, Dublin City
Category: Culture, Sightseeing
Type: Castles, Historic Homes & Sites, Museums & Galleries, Visitor Centres, General Attractions
Up until 1922 Dublin Castle was the seat of British rule in Ireland. Originally built in the 13th century on a site previously settled by the Viking most of it dates from the 18th century, though ...
Portumna Castle & Gardens - Portumna County Galway Ireland

Portumna Castle & Gardens

Portumna, Co. Galway
Category: Families, Kids, Culture, Sightseeing
Type: Castles, Historic Homes & Sites, Museums & Galleries, Parks & Gardens, Visitor Centres, General Attractions
Portumna castle was one of the first buildings in Ireland built in the Renaissance style already common in Italy and France for over a century, but which took a long time to filter through to Irel ...
Aughnanure Castle - Oughterard County Galway Ireland

Aughnanure Castle

Oughterard, Co. Galway
Category: Families, Culture
Type: Castles, Historic Homes & Sites, General Attractions
Built by the O'Flahertys - one of Connacht's most notable lord families - c. 1500, Aughnanure Castle lies in picturesque surroundings close to the shores of Lough Corrib.
Sligo Abbey - Sligo Town County Sligo Ireland

Sligo Abbey

Sligo, Co. Sligo
Category: Families, Culture, Sightseeing
Type: Castles, Historic Homes & Sites, Churches & Cathedrals, General Attractions
Sligo Abbey is a Dominican Friary that was founded in 1253 by Maurice FitzGerald. It was destroyed in 1414 by a fire, ravaged during the Tyrone War in 1595 and once more in 1641 during the Ulster ...

St Marys Abbey

Dublin 1, Dublin City
Category: Families, Rainy Day, Culture, Sightseeing, Free
Type: Churches & Cathedrals, General Attractions
St. Mary's Abbey was once the wealthiest Cistercian Abbey in Ireland, founded in 1139 it played a large role in the affairs of the state until its dissolution by Henry VIII in 1539.
Croke Park & GAA Museum - Dublin 3 Ireland

Croke Park & GAA Museum

Dublin 3, Dublin City
Category: Families, Rainy Day, Culture, Sport
Type: Museums & Galleries, Visitor Centres, Tours, General Attractions
Croke Park has been at the heart of Irish sporting life for over a hundred years. Boasting a capacity for 82,300 people, the stadium is the home of Gaelic games and the headquarters of the Gaelic ...
Desmond Hall - Newcastle West County Limerick Ireland

Desmond Hall

Limerick, Co. Limerick
Category: Families, Rainy Day, Culture, Sightseeing, Free
Type: Castles, Historic Homes & Sites, General Attractions
There have been castles of both timber and stone on this ground since the 13th century and The Desmond Banqueting Hall is an imposing two-storey structure that is the most notable historical featu ...
Famine Warhouse - Ballingarry County Tipperary Ireland

Famine Warhouse

Ballingarry, Co. Tipperary
Category: Rainy Day, Culture, Sightseeing
Type: Castles, Historic Homes & Sites, Museums & Galleries, Visitor Centres, General Attractions
During the Great Famine the Warhouse was a key location in the 1848 Rebellion when rebels under the leadership of the Protestant aristocrat, William Smith O'Brien, M.P. pursued and besieged 47 pol ...
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