Beautiful Bridges

Everyone loves a good well made bridge….sure where would we be if we didn’t have them ?
(probably on the same side of the river!)

Here are some beautifully engineered examples

Beautiful 18th century engineering in a local style

Scarawalsh Bridge was built in 1795 and is a well known landmark located between Enniscorthy and Ferns in co. Wexford. This 6 arch humpback road bridge spans the river Slaney and is located in the townland [...]

One of only a few double decker road bridges in Europe

Craigavon Bridge, Bridge Street, Derry City Craigavon Bridge is the oldest of the three bridges in Derry City. It was built in 1933 and named after Lord Craigavon (the first Prime Minister of Northern Ireland). [...]

Once the highest bridge in Ireland with a treasure trove of unique species below it

Knocksink Bridge is located in the village of Enniskerry in county Wicklow. Not many people are aware whilst driving into Enniskerry on the R117 that they passing over this bridge. When built in 1859, this [...]

A bridge designed to encourage friendship

The Peace Bridge, Derry City The Peace Bridge is a cycle and foot bridge built across the River Foyle. It was officially opened on 25th June 2011 and connects the old army Barracks in Ebrington [...]

One of the most photographed and painted bridges in Ireland

The Derrybawn Bridge is located in Laragh in co.Wicklow. There has been a bridge at this location since 1700 however this ivy clad beauty dates from 1800. The bridge takes you is over the Glandassan River [...]

The second longest & most northerly stone bridge in Ireland

Malin Bridge is located in Malin Town in county Donegal. This beautiful 10 arched bridge was built in 1758 over the Ballyboe river and is said to be the second longest and most northerly bridge [...]

A famous Dublin landmark & One of the first cast iron bridges in the World

                                    The Ha'penny Bridge, Wellington Quay, Dublin City The Ha’penny Bridge was built in 1816 and is one of the oldest cast iron bridges in the World. It was originally named 'The Wellington Bridge' after The [...]

An Irish Harp, Calatrava & Samuel Beckett

The Samuel Beckett Bridge is located on Sir John Rogersons Quay in Dublin City. It was named after the famous Irish writer Samuel Beckett and designed by the internationally famous Spanish architect, sculpter and engineer, [...]

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