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The Peace Bridge, Derry City 2011

2020-05-06T19:07:04+00:00

A beautiful bridge designed to encourage friendship  The Peace Bridge is a cycle and footbridge built across the River Foyle. It was officially opened on 25th June 2011 and connects the old army [...]

The Peace Bridge, Derry City 20112020-05-06T19:07:04+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

Malin Bridge, Malin. County Donegal 1758

2020-04-28T23:09:41+00:00

The 2nd longest & most northerly stone bridge in Ireland Malin Bridge is located in Malin Town in County Donegal. This beautiful 10 arched bridge was built in 1758 over the Ballyboe river [...]

Malin Bridge, Malin. County Donegal 17582020-04-28T23:09:41+00:00

The Curiosity Shop, Malin Head. County Donegal

2020-04-28T23:01:49+00:00

Ireland's most northerly shop, brick-a-brack & famous customers The Curiosity Shop is located near Banba’s Crown in Malin Head and is Ireland’s most northerly shop. It is covered wall-to-wall in every type of [...]

The Curiosity Shop, Malin Head. County Donegal2020-04-28T23:01:49+00:00

Old Cottage, Culdaff. County Donegal c.1800

2020-04-28T23:11:57+00:00

An authentic Irish cottage  This is a beautiful example of an unaltered traditional Irish cottage. The earliest cottages date from around 1700 as prior to that, our ancestors lived in round hut style [...]

Old Cottage, Culdaff. County Donegal c.18002020-04-28T23:11:57+00:00

Carrickfergus Castle, Carrickfergus. County Antrim 1177

2020-04-30T20:36:37+00:00

One of the best-preserved Norman castles in Ireland Carrickfergus Castle in County Antrim is one of the best-preserved medieval structures in the whole of Ireland. It was built by the Norman conqueror John [...]

Carrickfergus Castle, Carrickfergus. County Antrim 11772020-04-30T20:36:37+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

St Eugene’s Cathedral. Derry City 1851

2020-04-29T13:28:36+00:00

Bells ring here every night at 9 pm as a reminder of the penal laws According to legend, Eugene was a monk from the Dublin area and foretold the coming of St Columba [...]

St Eugene’s Cathedral. Derry City 18512020-04-29T13:28:36+00:00

Buncrana Lighthouse, Buncrana, County Donegal 1876

2020-05-08T07:20:10+00:00

Saved from the scrap heap This little lighthouse stood at this location for 133 years between 1876 until 2009 after which it was condemned to the scrap yard. The Buncrana Historical Society, however, [...]

Buncrana Lighthouse, Buncrana, County Donegal 18762020-05-08T07:20:10+00:00

Burt Castle, Burt. County Donegal 1560

2020-05-08T09:29:33+00:00

A major landmark, the O'Dohertys & the Flight of the Earls Burt Castle is one of the most recognizable castles in Donegal. It is located on a small hill overlooking Lough Swilly which [...]

Burt Castle, Burt. County Donegal 15602020-05-08T09:29:33+00:00

Fahan House, Fahan, County Donegal 1765

2020-04-25T16:32:05+00:00

Once the home to Agnes Jones - the great nursing pioneer Fahan House is a beautiful Georgian house built around 1765 on the shores of Lough Swilly. The most famous resident to occupy [...]

Fahan House, Fahan, County Donegal 17652020-04-25T16:32:05+00:00

Strove Lighthouse, Strove. County Donegal 1837

2020-04-28T23:40:19+00:00

A lighthouse on the passage to America & Australia Strove Lighthouse is located on a beautiful blue flag beach where Lough Foyle meets the wild Atlantic in north co. Donegal. This shipping lane [...]

Strove Lighthouse, Strove. County Donegal 18372020-04-28T23:40:19+00:00

Clifton House, Clifton Street. Belfast City 1774

2020-04-28T21:56:24+00:00

Belfast's oldest & finest Georgian building & The Poor House If you like the Georgian style of architecture this is regarded as one of Belfast's finest, It was built in 1774 by The [...]

Clifton House, Clifton Street. Belfast City 17742020-04-28T21:56:24+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

Samson & Goliath, Queen’s Island. Belfast City 1969 & 1974

2020-05-03T18:04:47+00:00

Once the World's largest cranes and shipyard These are the famous landmark gantry cranes that dominate the Belfast skyline. Samson and Goliath are named after Biblical figures and are located on Queen's Island [...]

Samson & Goliath, Queen’s Island. Belfast City 1969 & 19742020-05-03T18:04:47+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

St Columba’s Church, The Long Tower. Derry City 1810

2020-04-29T13:56:18+00:00

St Columba, Bishop Hervey & A stunning interior Derry takes its name from the Irish word 'Doire' meaning oak grove. Oak groves were regarded as sacred places for the ancient Celts before Christianity [...]

St Columba’s Church, The Long Tower. Derry City 18102020-04-29T13:56:18+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

Dungiven Castle, Dungiven. County Derry 1836

2020-04-29T19:31:07+00:00

Danny Boy, The O'Cahan's & The Flight of the Earls Dungiven Castle was the ancestral home of the O'Cahans who ruled this area for hundreds of years. In 1607 Sir Donnell O’Cahan was [...]

Dungiven Castle, Dungiven. County Derry 18362020-04-29T19:31:07+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

Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Belfast City 1932

2020-05-03T18:01:20+00:00

Northern Ireland's Parliament   This impressive structure is the Parliament Building for Northern Ireland, better known as Stormont. In 1920, when 'The Government of Ireland Act' was established in Northern Ireland, plans were launched [...]

Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Belfast City 19322020-05-03T18:01:20+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

The Ponderosa Pub, Glenshane Pass. County Derry c.1900

2020-04-29T13:10:50+00:00

The highest pub in Ireland The Ponderosa Pub is located on the Glenshane Pass between Derry and Belfast. It was established around c.1900 but started its life as a little farmhouse on the [...]

The Ponderosa Pub, Glenshane Pass. County Derry c.19002020-04-29T13:10:50+00:00

St Brecan’s Church, St.Columb’s Park. Derry City c.1600

2020-04-25T15:27:36+00:00

The oldest church structure in Derry This is St Brecan's Church located in St Columb's Park was described as 'the oldest building in Derry'. It was commissioned by Redmond O'Gallagher - The Bishop [...]

St Brecan’s Church, St.Columb’s Park. Derry City c.16002020-04-25T15:27:36+00:00

Bendhu House, Ballintoy. County Antrim 1936-52

2020-04-28T21:36:55+00:00

An expression of free thinking & An architectual gem This eccentric and intriguing house is located in one of the most scenic areas of Northern Ireland. It was the creation of Newton Penprase [...]

Bendhu House, Ballintoy. County Antrim 1936-522020-04-28T21:36:55+00:00
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