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    A colourful castle in a spectacular location, Marilyn Monroe and evictions

    By | December 9th, 2017|Categories: Castles & Tower Houses 1350 - 1850 ad, co. Donegal, Curious Ireland, Heritage Sites, National Monuments, The Victorian era 1840 - 1910, Ulster|Tags: , , |

    Glenveagh Castle is located in the stunning Glenveagh National Park in co.Donegal. It was built between 1867 and 1873 by Captain John Adair who tried to recreate a castle retreat better than Balmoral. He was also responsible [...]

    An ancient passage tomb with some of the finest vistas in Ireland

    By | May 24th, 2017|Categories: co. Wicklow, Latest Additions, Leinster, National Monuments, Stone to Iron Age 4000 bc - 500ad|Tags: , , |

    Seefin Passage Tomb, Kilbride. co.Wicklow c.3300-3000 b.c  is a NATIONAL MONUMENT. It was built around 5000 years ago on a 650m high mountain in North Wicklow. It's name in Irish (Suidh Fhionn) means "The Seat [...]

    The site of the 7th century monastery, a Cistercian Abbey & a Convent

    By | April 6th, 2017|Categories: co. Kildare, Georgian 1720 > 1840, Leinster, Monuments & Curiosities|Tags: |

    Moore Abbey, Monasterevin. co.Kildare was built in 1767. This was originally the site of the 7th century monastery of St Evin. In the 12th century it became a rich and powerful Cistercian Monastery and after [...]

    Site of the earliest known Irish Parliament & the oldest intact stone window in Western Europe

    By | April 4th, 2017|Categories: Celtic Crosses 700>1100, co. Kildare, Curious Ireland, Early Christian Churches 400 - 1100 ad, Leinster, Monastic Houses1100-1500, Monuments & Curiosities, National Monuments, Norman Castles & Mottes 1170 - 1320, Normans, Round Towers 900 - 1100 ad|Tags: , , , |

    Castledermot, co.Kildare packs a punch for historical buildings. This small town takes it's name from 'Diseart Diarmad' meaning 'Dermot's Hermitage'. It must have been a very important ecclesiastical centre as there are many fine ruins [...]