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      The only sculptured 15th century high altar to survive in Ireland

      By | March 29th, 2018|Categories: co. Sligo, Connaught, Heritage Sites, Monastic Houses1100-1500, National Monuments|Tags: , |

      Sligo Abbey, located in Sligo Town, was built by Maurice Fitzgerald for the Dominicans in 1252. The site contains a great wealth of carvings including Gothic and Renaissance tomb sculpture, well preserved cloisters and the [...]

      World famous gardens, Friendly seals & An island paradise

      By | February 10th, 2018|Categories: co. Cork, Curious Ireland, Heritage Sites, Islands, Latest Additions, Munster, National Monuments, The Victorian era 1840 - 1910|Tags: , , , |

      Garinish Island also known as 'Ilnacullin' or 'Island of Holly' is located in the sheltered harbour of Glengarriff in Bantry Bay in west Cork. The micro climate in this bay is caused by the warmer currents [...]

      A castle to rival Balmoral 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 [...]

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          The only sculptured 15th century high altar to survive in Ireland

          March 29th, 2018|0 Comments

          Sligo Abbey, located in Sligo Town, was built by Maurice Fitzgerald for the Dominicans in 1252. The site [...]

          World famous gardens, Friendly seals & An island paradise

          February 10th, 2018|0 Comments

          Garinish Island also known as 'Ilnacullin' or 'Island of Holly' is located in the sheltered harbour of Glengarriff [...]

          A castle to rival Balmoral in a spectacular location, Marilyn Monroe and Evictions

          December 9th, 2017|0 Comments

          Glenveagh Castle is located in the stunning Glenveagh National Park in co.Donegal. It was built between 1867 and 1873 [...]

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

          May 24th, 2017|0 Comments

          Seefin Passage Tomb is located on a hilltop 1700 feet above sea level near Kilbride in county Wicklow. [...]

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          The only sculptured 15th century high altar to survive in Ireland

          Sligo Abbey, located in Sligo Town, was built by Maurice Fitzgerald for the Dominicans in 1252. The site contains a great wealth of carvings including Gothic and Renaissance tomb sculpture, well preserved cloisters and the only sculptured 15th century high altar to survive in the country. This is surprising as it was accidentally burnt down in 1414, ravaged during the Nine [...]

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          The only sculptured 15th century high altar to survive in Ireland

          March 29th, 2018|0 Comments

          Sligo Abbey, located in Sligo Town, was built by Maurice Fitzgerald for the Dominicans in 1252. The site contains a great wealth of carvings including Gothic and Renaissance tomb sculpture, well preserved [...]

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          World famous gardens, Friendly seals & An island paradise

          February 10th, 2018|0 Comments

          Garinish Island also known as 'Ilnacullin' or 'Island of Holly' is located in the sheltered harbour of Glengarriff in Bantry Bay in west Cork. The micro climate in this bay is caused by [...]

          2903, 2018

          The only sculptured 15th century high altar to survive in Ireland

          March 29th, 2018|0 Comments

          Sligo Abbey, located in Sligo Town, was built by Maurice Fitzgerald for the Dominicans in 1252. The site contains a great wealth of carvings including Gothic and Renaissance tomb sculpture, well preserved [...]

          1002, 2018

          World famous gardens, Friendly seals & An island paradise

          February 10th, 2018|0 Comments

          Garinish Island also known as 'Ilnacullin' or 'Island of Holly' is located in the sheltered harbour of Glengarriff in Bantry Bay in west Cork. The micro climate in this bay is caused by [...]

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          The only sculptured 15th century high altar to survive in Ireland

          March 29th, 2018|0 Comments

          Sligo Abbey, located in Sligo Town, was built by Maurice Fitzgerald for the Dominicans in 1252. The site contains a great wealth of carvings including Gothic and Renaissance tomb sculpture, well preserved cloisters and the [...]

          World famous gardens, Friendly seals & An island paradise

          February 10th, 2018|0 Comments

          Garinish Island also known as 'Ilnacullin' or 'Island of Holly' is located in the sheltered harbour of Glengarriff in Bantry Bay in west Cork. The micro climate in this bay is caused by the warmer currents [...]

          A castle to rival Balmoral in a spectacular location, Marilyn Monroe and Evictions

          December 9th, 2017|0 Comments

          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

          May 24th, 2017|0 Comments

          Seefin Passage Tomb is located on a hilltop 1700 feet above sea level near Kilbride in county Wicklow. This national monument dates to somewhere between 3300 to 3000 b.c. The tomb's name in Irish 'Suidh [...]