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2405, 2017

Seefin Passage Tomb, Kilbride. co.Wicklow c.3300-3000 b.c

By | May 24th, 2017|Categories: co. Wicklow, Latest Additions, Leinster, National Monuments, Stone to Iron Age 4000 bc - 500ad|Tags: , , |0 Comments

This national monument is the Neolithic Seefin Passage Tomb built around 5000 years ago on a 650m high mountain in North Wicklow. It's name in Irish (Suidh Fhionn) means "The [...]

604, 2017

Moore Abbey, Monasterevin. co.Kildare 1767

By | April 6th, 2017|Categories: co. Kildare, Georgian 1720 > 1840, Leinster, Monuments & Curiosities|Tags: |0 Comments

Moore Abbey stands on an ancient site that was originally the 7th century monastery of St Evin. In the 12th century it became a rich and powerful Cistercian Monastery and [...]

404, 2017

Castledermot, co.Kildare. c.10th Round Tower, c.9th Crosses and c.12th Friary

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: , , , |0 Comments

The small town of Castledermot in south Kildare takes it's name from 'Diseart Diarmad' meaning 'Dermot's Hermitage'. It must have been a very important ecclesiastical centre as there are many [...]

2203, 2017

Deenagh Lodge, Killarney. co.Kerry 1834

By | March 22nd, 2017|Categories: co.Kerry, Monuments & Curiosities, Munster, The Victorian era 1840 - 1910|Tags: , , |0 Comments

This beautiful cottage orne is Deenagh Lodge. It is located at the entrance to Killarney National Park beside the Deenagh River. It was built in 1834 using the local river [...]

2203, 2017

Desmond Hall, Newcastle West. co.Limerick 13th-15th centuries

By | March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Castles & Tower Houses 1350 - 1850 ad, co. Limerick, Curious Ireland, Heritage Sites, Munster, National Monuments, Norman Castles & Mottes 1170 - 1320, Normans|Tags: , |0 Comments

This National Monument is Desmond Hall located in Newcastle West. This area preserves many of Ireland's surviving medieval halls which were used by the Earls of Desmond for banqueting and [...]

1401, 2017

Kenmare Stone Circle, Kenmare. co.Kerry c.2500-1000 B.C

By | January 14th, 2017|Categories: co.Kerry, Curious Ireland, Latest Additions, Munster, Stone to Iron Age 4000 bc - 500ad|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Kenmare Stone Circle is located 5 minutes walk from the centre of Kenmare and is locally known as the 'The Shrubberies'. It is one of the largest stone circles [...]