Military Structures 1600 >

Star-shaped forts, Martellos, Army Barracks

Boyle Abbey, Boyle. County Roscommon  1161-1592

2019-06-25T18:08:19+00:00

An excellent example of an early Irish Cistercian Monastery Boyle Abbey was the first Cistercian monastery founded in the province of Connacht and is now a national monument. It was established in 1161 [...]

Boyle Abbey, Boyle. County Roscommon  1161-15922019-06-25T18:08:19+00:00

Charles Fort, Kinsale. County Cork 1682

2019-06-25T21:30:54+00:00

One of the largest and finest British military installations in Ireland Charles Fort is a classic example of a late 17th century star-shaped fort and is was one of the largest British military [...]

Charles Fort, Kinsale. County Cork 16822019-06-25T21:30:54+00:00

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

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

Collins Barracks, Arbour Hill. Dublin City 1702

2019-06-27T10:26:04+00:00

One of the largest barracks in Europe, Michael Collins & Rare collections of artifacts Collins Barracks is located on Arbour Hill in Dublin City on a site originally ear-marked for a mansion for [...]

Collins Barracks, Arbour Hill. Dublin City 17022019-06-27T10:26:04+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

Magazine Fort, Phoenix Park. Dublin City 1734

2019-06-29T08:39:35+00:00

A powder magazine, Johnathan Swift & The Christmas Raid Magazine Fort is located on the south side of Phoenix Park. This is the location where a house called Phoenix Lodge once stood. In [...]

Magazine Fort, Phoenix Park. Dublin City 17342019-06-29T08:39:35+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