Victorian

The Clock Tower, Waterford City 1863

2020-05-04T12:30:57+00:00

A famous Waterford landmark with engineering excellence The Waterford Clock Tower was built in 1863 when Waterford was Ireland's busiest industrial port. It had the largest shipbuilding yards in the country (before being [...]

The Clock Tower, Waterford City 18632020-05-04T12:30:57+00:00

Herdman’s Mill, Sion Mills. County Tyrone 1853

2020-05-03T18:09:26+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 18532020-05-03T18:09:26+00:00

Humewood Castle, Kiltegan. County Wicklow 1872

2020-04-30T13:10:40+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 [...]

Humewood Castle, Kiltegan. County Wicklow 18722020-04-30T13:10:40+00:00

Clontarf Castle Gatehouse, Clontarf. Dublin City 1830

2020-04-30T17:56:52+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 1830s. The original castle was built by [...]

Clontarf Castle Gatehouse, Clontarf. Dublin City 18302020-04-30T17:56:52+00:00

Farmleigh Estate, Phoenix Park. Dublin City 1873

2020-05-05T17:55:10+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 18732020-05-05T17:55:10+00:00

Loftus Hall, Hook Head. County Wexford 1870

2020-05-03T10:59:43+00:00

'Allegedly' the most haunted house in Ireland  Loftus Hall is located on Hook Head in County Wexford. This was originally the site of a castle built by a family called Redmonds in 1350. [...]

Loftus Hall, Hook Head. County Wexford 18702020-05-03T10:59:43+00:00

Kylemore Abbey, Pollacappul. County Galway 1871

2020-05-06T14:10:35+00:00

One of the most beautiful settings in Ireland Kylemore Abbey is located in a beautiful glaciated valley in Connemara, co. Galway. It was built in 1871 as a private residence for Manchester Industrialists [...]

Kylemore Abbey, Pollacappul. County Galway 18712020-05-06T14:10:35+00:00

The Museum of Country Life, Turlough. County Mayo 2001

2020-05-08T09:21:37+00:00

a top-class exhibition on country life, a Victorian gem & a modern masterpiece  The Museum of Country Life is located in Turlough Village in co. Mayo. It was opened in 2001 and is [...]

The Museum of Country Life, Turlough. County Mayo 20012020-05-08T09:21:37+00:00

Adare Manor, Adare. County Limerick 1864

2020-05-06T14:53:46+00:00

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

Adare Manor, Adare. County Limerick 18642020-05-06T14:53:46+00:00

Castle Leslie, Glaslough. County Monaghan 1870

2020-04-28T21:41:29+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 18702020-04-28T21:41:29+00:00

Killeen Castle, Dunsany. County Meath 1820

2020-05-01T13:22:03+00:00

The Plunkett's, Hugh de Lacy & A stunning new golf course The first castle on this site was built by Geoffrey de Cusack, an Anglo-Norman who came to Ireland with Hugh de Lacy. [...]

Killeen Castle, Dunsany. County Meath 18202020-05-01T13:22:03+00:00

Magee College, Northland Road, Derry City 1865

2020-04-29T12:45:27+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 18652020-04-29T12:45:27+00:00

The Albert Memorial Clock, Queen’s Square. Belfast City 1869

2020-05-06T19:52:01+00:00

Belfast's leaning tower of Pisa, Prince Albert & A famous landmark The Albert Memorial Clock stands 141-feet high and is sometimes described as Belfast’s leaning tower of Pisa. Its tilt is blamed by [...]

The Albert Memorial Clock, Queen’s Square. Belfast City 18692020-05-06T19:52:01+00:00

Belfast Castle, Cavehill. Belfast City 1870

2020-04-25T16:13:21+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 18702020-04-25T16:13:21+00:00

The Guildhall, Guildhall Square. Derry City 1887

2020-04-29T13:42:10+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 18872020-04-29T13:42:10+00:00

Scrabo Tower, Newtownards. County Down 1859

2020-05-03T17:50:21+00:00

One of Northern Ireland's most iconic 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 18592020-05-03T17:50:21+00:00

Galway University. Galway City 1849

2020-05-02T14:35:16+00:00

A World ranking University that's a Tudor-Gothic replica of Christ's College in Oxford  Galway University opened it's doors on the 30th of October 1849 to 63 students and was then known as Queen's [...]

Galway University. Galway City 18492020-05-02T14:35:16+00:00

The Star Factory, Foyle Road. Derry City 1899

2020-04-29T19:25:44+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 [...]

The Star Factory, Foyle Road. Derry City 18992020-04-29T19:25:44+00:00