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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 [...]

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          A colourful castle 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, Kilbride. co.Wicklow c.3300-3000 b.c  is a NATIONAL MONUMENT. It was built around 5000 years ago [...]

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

          April 6th, 2017|0 Comments

          Moore Abbey, Monasterevin. co.Kildare was built in 1767. This was originally the site of the 7th century monastery [...]

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

          April 4th, 2017|0 Comments

          Castledermot, co.Kildare packs a punch for historical buildings. This small town takes it's name from 'Diseart Diarmad' meaning [...]

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

          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 for evicting 224 tenants from his land, a job which involved 200 police officers, the local magistrate and the sub sheriff. Many of those evicted [...]

          912, 2017

          A colourful castle 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. [...]

          2405, 2017

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

          May 24th, 2017|0 Comments

          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) [...]

          912, 2017

          A colourful castle 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. [...]

          2405, 2017

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

          May 24th, 2017|0 Comments

          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) [...]

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          A colourful castle 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, 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

          April 6th, 2017|0 Comments

          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

          April 4th, 2017|0 Comments

          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 [...]