Victorian

Duckett’s Grove, Rainstown. County Carlow 1850

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Carlow's richest family, The IRA & Banshees This great house was built between 1818 and 1850 and was once home to the Duckett family. The Ducketts were Carlow's largest landowners for 300 years [...]

Duckett’s Grove, Rainstown. County Carlow 18502019-06-25T20:27:04+00:00

The Clock Tower, Waterford City 1863

2019-06-26T06:00:54+00:00

One of Waterford's most famous landmarks with great timing The Waterford Clock Tower was built in 1863 when Waterford was Ireland's busiest industrial port. It had the largest ship building yards in the [...]

The Clock Tower, Waterford City 18632019-06-26T06:00:54+00:00

Herdman’s Mill, Sion Mills. County Tyrone 1853

2019-06-26T14:59:36+00:00

Victorian architecture, Cricket and The Seat of Finn Herdman's Mill was built in Sion Mills in 1853 on the banks of the River Mourne by the Herdman Brothers. The River Mourne has powered [...]

Herdman’s Mill, Sion Mills. County Tyrone 18532019-06-26T14:59:36+00:00

Humewood Castle, Kiltegan. County Wicklow 1872

2019-06-26T15:04:17+00:00

A fantasy castle, The Humes and A ground breaking court case Humewood Castle was built in 1872 and is located in Kiltegan. co.Wicklow. The Humes formerly lived in a fortified tower house built here [...]

Humewood Castle, Kiltegan. County Wicklow 18722019-06-26T15:04:17+00:00

Clontarf Castle Gatehouse, Clontarf. Dublin City 1830

2019-06-26T15:10:38+00:00

900 years of history, Thin Lizzy & Dana This is the beautiful gatehouse for Clontarf Castle which along with the castle were totally remodeled in the 1830's. The original castle was built by [...]

Clontarf Castle Gatehouse, Clontarf. Dublin City 18302019-06-26T15:10:38+00:00

Farmleigh Estate, Phoenix Park. Dublin City 1873

2019-06-26T15:19:52+00:00

The Guinness family & Ireland's premier accommodation for dignitaries Farmleigh Estate is located in Phoenix Park, Dublin City and was originally a small Georgian house. It was purchased by Edward Cecil Guinness on [...]

Farmleigh Estate, Phoenix Park. Dublin City 18732019-06-26T15:19:52+00:00

Adare Manor, Adare. County Limerick 1864

2019-06-27T12:57:27+00:00

One of the most beautiful and finest hotels in Ireland Adare Manor is located in the beautiful village of Adare in co.Limerick. These lands were once owned by the powerful Norman Fitzgerald family [...]

Adare Manor, Adare. County Limerick 18642019-06-27T12:57:27+00:00

Castle Leslie, Glaslough. County Monaghan 1870

2019-07-08T23:01:26+00:00

Grip Fast, Paul McCartney & Winstown Churchill The Leslie Family claim they can trace their ancestry back to Attila the Hun of Hungary through a Hungarian nobleman called Bartholomew Leslie. Bartholomew lived in [...]

Castle Leslie, Glaslough. County Monaghan 18702019-07-08T23:01:26+00:00

Killeen Castle, Dunsany. County Meath 1820

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The Plunkett's, Hugh de Lacy & A stunning new golf course Killeen Castle is located in Dunsany in county Meath. The present structure was built in 1820 however there has been a castle [...]

Killeen Castle, Dunsany. County Meath 18202019-06-27T14:04:34+00:00

Magee College, Northland Road, Derry City 1865

2019-06-28T06:19:27+00:00

A decision that kicked off the troubles in Northern Ireland This elegant building is Magee College, it was built in 1865 to the designs of the Dublin architect Edward Gribben in a Victorian [...]

Magee College, Northland Road, Derry City 18652019-06-28T06:19:27+00:00

Belfast Castle, Cavehill. Belfast City 1870

2019-06-28T16:57:26+00:00

The best views of Belfast Lough from one the finest Victorian superpads Belfast Castle is set on the slopes of Cavehill Country Park at 400-feet above sea level. It has beautiful gardens and [...]

Belfast Castle, Cavehill. Belfast City 18702019-06-28T16:57:26+00:00

The Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Derry City 1887

2019-06-28T17:02:47+00:00

A Victorian masterpiece & Big Ben's little brother This impressive piece of architecture is Derry's Guildhall. It was built in 1887 using red sandstone and its eclectic style is described as ‘neo-Gothic with [...]

The Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Derry City 18872019-06-28T17:02:47+00:00

Scrabo Tower, Newtownards. County Down 1859

2019-06-28T17:10:04+00:00

One of Northern Ireland's most famous landmarks Scrabo Tower stands majestically 125-feet high on a hill 540-feet above sea level and is one of Northern Ireland’s most famous landmarks. The site was originally [...]

Scrabo Tower, Newtownards. County Down 18592019-06-28T17:10:04+00:00

Galway University. Galway City 1849

2019-06-29T06:05:48+00:00

Galway's beautiful World ranking university Galway University opened it's doors on the 30th of October 1849 to 63 students and was then known as Queen's College. This was in fact one of three [...]

Galway University. Galway City 18492019-06-29T06:05:48+00:00

The Star Factory, Foyle Road. Derry City 1899

2019-06-29T06:26:08+00:00

Once the World's leading centre for shirt making The Star Factory was built in 1899 for The Messrs. Bayer Company. Between 1880 and the 1920s Derry was the principal seat of the shirt industry [...]

The Star Factory, Foyle Road. Derry City 18992019-06-29T06:26:08+00:00