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One of Ireland’s most stunning & historic fishing lodges

Delphi Lodge is located in the Delphi Valley in Conemara, co.Galway. It is one of the most spectacular valleys in Ireland on it's own 1000 acre estate. It is surrounded by wild rivers, beautiful lakes [...]

One of Ireland’s most exquisite Georgian staircases

Port of Waterford Company Building is located in Waterford City. It was built in 1790 for the Morris family of Rossduff to the designs of Waterford's famous Georgian architect John Roberts. It contains one of [...]

The official start to the Wicklow Way, a major music venue and a Norman estate

Marlay House is located in 300 acres of the parklands in south Dublin. The origins of this estate can be traced back to the Anglo Norman conquest of Ireland.  The original house here was built [...]

A palatial home, secret paths and the original hops used for Guinness

The Cashel Palace Hotel was built in 1732 by Archbishop Theophilus Bolton and was designed by the famous architect Sir Edward Lovett Pearce with a style that mixed  'Queen Anne' and 'Early Georgian'. The red [...]

The oldest scientific institution in Northern Ireland & ground breaking architecture

Armagh Observatory was established by Richard Robinson, Archbishop of Armagh, in 1789. Robinson was not only the leader of the Church of Ireland but was also a multi-millionaire by today's standards and as as an [...]

The most historic house in Derry and the story of half hanged McNaughton

Prehen House, Prehen. Derry City   1740   Prehen House is an absolute gem and should really be one of the North West's top attractions. This early Georgian manor house was built in 1740 with the [...]

One of the most prestigious universities in Europe built on a grand scale

Trinity College is widely considered to be the most prestigious university in Ireland, and amongst the most elite in Europe. It was founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I and was modelled after the collegiate [...]

A perfect example of an early Georgian mansion with original interiors & a working farm

Newbridge House is located in Donabate in north county Dublin. It is considered a perfect example of an early Irish Georgian mansion. It was built in 1736 for the Archbishop Charles Cobb and designed by [...]

The birthplace and home of Charles Stewart Parnell

Avondale House is located near the village of Rathdrum in county Wicklow. This was the birthplace and home of Charles Stewart Parnell (1846 -1891) one of the greatest political leaders in Irish history. The house [...]

Once home to the most powerful family in Ireland

Carton House is located near Maynooth in county Kildare. It was built in 1739 for the Fitzgerald family and designed by the famous architect Richard Cassels whose other works include Leinster House, Powerscourt House and Russborough [...]

A museum dedicated to the memory and vision of Patrick Pearse

The Pearse Museum is located in St Enda's Park near Rathfarnham in south county Dublin. It is one of Dublin City's most charming and atmospheric parks, with its riverside walks, unique follies, waterfall and walled [...]

The oldest continuously operating maternity hospital in the World

The Rotunda Hospital is located on Parnell Street in Dublin City. It is the oldest continuously operating maternity hospital in the World. It is also estimated that over 300,000 babies were born here and the [...]

Once the home to Agnes Jones – the great nursing pioneer

Fahan House, Fahan. County Donegal 1765 Fahan House is a beautiful ivy clad Georgian house located in Fahan, county Donegal. Fahan means 'little green field' in Irish and has the ruins of an important 6th-century [...]

One of Ireland’s finest 5* golf estates with a history dating back to the Normans

Mount Juliet is located near the beautiful village of Thomastown in county Kilkenny. It was built in 1757 by the Earl of Carrick in compliment to his wife, Lady Juliana (Juliet). This estate has very [...]

Belfast’s oldest & finest Georgian building & The Poor House

Clifton House is located on Clifton Street in Belfast City. If you like the Georgian style of architecture this is regarded as one of Belfast's finest, It was built in 1774 by The Belfast Charitable [...]

St Stephen’s Church, Mount Street Cresent. Dublin City – 1824

This Dublin gem is St Stephen's Church. It was built in 1824 and is fondly known as 'The Pepper Canister' or the 'Pepper Pot Church'. It was originally designed by John Bowden but was completed, [...]

The centre of English power for 700 years

The Courtyard of Dublin Castle was built in 1779. This location is the highest point in Dublin's centre  and so was always the most strategic point for controlling the territory. There is evidence that there [...]

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