Martellos and Napoleonic defenses

Nearly all built between 1800 – 1804

Howth Martello Tower, Howth. County Dublin 1805

2019-06-26T15:06:26+00:00

A vintage radio museum & Napoleon This is Howth Martello Tower located in Howth. north co.Dublin. It was built in 1805 and is strategically positioned overlooking Howth Harbour and out beyond to Ireland's [...]

Howth Martello Tower, Howth. County Dublin 18052019-06-26T15:06:26+00:00

Tower no.6 Balcarrick, Portrane Beach. County Dublin 1804

2019-06-26T16:35:46+00:00

One of 39 Martellos still standing & views out to Lambay Island This is tower no.6 Balcarrick located on Portrane Beach in north co.Dublin. It was built in 1804 to thwart any plans [...]

Tower no.6 Balcarrick, Portrane Beach. County Dublin 18042019-06-26T16:35:46+00:00

Banba’s Crown, Malin Head. County Donegal 1805

2019-06-26T22:10:26+00:00

Ireland's most northerly point, It's oldest rocks, The most shipwrecks & Europe's highest sand dunes Banba's Crown is located in Malin Head in co.Donegal and is Ireland's most northerly building on the mainland. [...]

Banba’s Crown, Malin Head. County Donegal 18052019-06-26T22:10:26+00:00

Dalkey Island, Off south County Dublin

2019-06-27T06:04:51+00:00

An Ancient island near the stars with a thorn in it's side Dalkey Island lies less than 300 metres off the south Dublin coastline near the village of Dalkey. This 22 acre island [...]

Dalkey Island, Off south County Dublin2019-06-27T06:04:51+00:00

Old Fort, Shannonbridge. County Offaly 1810

2019-06-27T06:44:06+00:00

A unique Napoleonic fort on the Shannon This odd and unique looking building is the Old Fort at Shannonbridge in co.Offaly. It was built in 1810 at this strategic location on the Shannon [...]

Old Fort, Shannonbridge. County Offaly 18102019-06-27T06:44:06+00:00

Martello Tower No. 7, Killiney Hill. County Dublin 1804

2019-06-28T05:25:13+00:00

A martello on millionaires row This is Martello Tower No. 7 located on Killiney Hill in South County Dublin. It is one of about fifty Martellos built by the British. Many were were [...]

Martello Tower No. 7, Killiney Hill. County Dublin 18042019-06-28T05:25:13+00:00

Dunree Fort, Dunree. County Donegal 1804

2019-06-30T19:11:09+00:00

One of the most strategically important forts in Ireland, Wolfe Tone & Lough Swilly Dunree Fort is strategically situated near the mouth of Lough Swilly in an area of stunning natural beauty. It [...]

Dunree Fort, Dunree. County Donegal 18042019-06-30T19:11:09+00:00