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1909, 2018

One of the most picturesque churches in Ireland

By | September 19th, 2018|Categories: Churches and Cathedrals >1100, County Cork, Early Medieval Period 400 - 1150 a.d, The Province of Munster|Tags: |0 Comments

Gougane Barra, Ballingeary, County Cork. 6th - 19th century Gougane Barra is a wild and wonderful glaciated valley located in the Shehy Mountains in West Cork. The name translates to [...]

1108, 2018

A 5 Star Beauty in the wilds of Donegal

By | August 11th, 2018|Categories: Castles & Tower Houses 1350 - 1850 a.d, County Donegal, The Province of Ulster, The Victorian era 1840 - 1910|Tags: |0 Comments

Lough Eske Castle, Lough Eske. County Donegal           1868 Lough Eske was once part of the domain of the powerful O’Donnell clan who ruled from the nearby Donegal Castle for hundreds of [...]

107, 2018

An excellent example of an early Irish Cistercian Monastery

By | July 1st, 2018|Categories: County Roscommon, County Roscommon, Heritage Sites, Holy Orders 1100-1500, Military Structures 1600 >, The Province of Connacht|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Boyle Abbey, Boyle. County Roscommon         1161 -  1592 Boyle Abbey was the first Cistercian monastery founded in the Province of Connacht. It was established in 1161 under [...]

106, 2018

One of the finest and largest Neolithic court tombs in Ireland

By | June 1st, 2018|Categories: County Sligo, Heritage Sites, Monuments & Curiosities, Neolithic 4000 b.c - 2500 b.c, Super Significant, The Province of Connacht|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Creevykeel Court Tomb, Creevykeel. County Sligo       c. 4000 – 2500 b. c. The Creevykeel Court Tomb is regarded as one of the finest examples of a full-court tomb in Ireland. [...]

2903, 2018

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

By | March 29th, 2018|Categories: County Sligo, Heritage Sites, Holy Orders 1100-1500, Super Significant, The Province of Connacht|Tags: |0 Comments

Sligo Abbey, Sligo Town, County Sligo       1252 Sligo Abbey is located right in the middle of Sligo Town. It was built by Maurice Fitzgerald for the Dominicans in [...]

1002, 2018

An Island paradise, World famous gardens & friendly seals

By | February 10th, 2018|Categories: County Cork, Curious Ireland, Heritage Sites, Islands, Latest Additions, Super Significant, The Province of Munster, The Victorian era 1840 - 1910|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Garinish Island, Glengarriff. County Kerry Garinish Island also known as 'Ilnacullin' or 'Island of Holly' is located in the sheltered harbour of Glengarriff in west Cork. The micro climate in Bantry [...]