bridges

Scarawalsh Bridge, Scarawalsh. co.Wexford 1795

Scarawalsh Bridge is a well known landmark located between Enniscorthy and Ferns in co. Wexford. This 6 arch humpback road bridge spans the river Slaney and is located in the townland of Scarawalsh. It was [...]

Craigavon Bridge, Derry City 1933

Craigavon Bridge is one of only a few double decker road bridges in Europe. It was built in 1933 and named after Lord Craigavon, the first Prime Minister of Northern Ireland. This is the 3rd [...]

Knocksink Bridge, Enniskerry. co. Wicklow – 1859

Not many people are are aware whilst driving into Enniskerry that they passing over Knocksink Bridge. When it was built in 1859 it was Ireland's highest bridge at over 150 feet, an amazing feat of [...]

The Peace Bridge, Derry City – 2011

The Peace Bridge is a cycle and foot bridge built across the River Foyle and was officially opened on 25 June 2011. It connects the old army Barracks in Ebrington to the city centre. It [...]

Slane Bridge, Slane Village. co.Meath – 1776

This 13 arch masonary bridge was built when the nearby weir and mill races were constructed in 1776. It is one of the oldest crossing points over the Boyne River connecting Slane to Dublin with [...]

Derrybawn Bridge, Laragh. co.Wicklow – 1700 (An Láithreach – ‘the site/ruins of a building’)

This fine stone bridge was built circa 1700. It takes you over the Glandassan River to the Woolen Mills in Laragh. The Woollen Mills sells locally made traditional sweaters, capes and caps and knitted blankets [...]

Malin Bridge, Malin Town. co.Donegal – 1758

The beautiful 10 arched Malin Bridge was built in 1758. It is built over the Ballyboe river and is said to be the second longest and probably the most northerly bridge in Ireland. The town [...]

The Ha’penny Bridge, Wellington Quay. Dublin City – 1816

The Ha'penny bridge was built in 1816 to cross the River Liffey and is one of the oldest cast iron bridges in the World. It's original name was 'The Wellington Bridge' (after the Duke of [...]

The Samuel Beckett Bridge, Sir John Rogersons Quay. Dublin City – 2009

This bridge was named after the famous Irish writer Samuel Beckett and designed by the internationally famous Spanish architect, sculpter and engineer, Santiago Calatrava. This is his second bridge to be built in Dublin as [...]

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