Military Structures > 1600

examples include star-shaped forts, martellos, British army barracks

Boyle Abbey, Boyle. County Roscommon  1161-1592

2020-04-29T13:57:47+00:00

An excellent example of an early Irish Cistercian Monastery Boyle Abbey was established in 1161 under the patronage of the MacDermotts and was completed in 1218. It was the first Cistercian monastery founded [...]

Boyle Abbey, Boyle. County Roscommon  1161-15922020-04-29T13:57:47+00:00

Charles Fort, Kinsale. County Cork 1682

2020-04-29T17:58:09+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 installations [...]

Charles Fort, Kinsale. County Cork 16822020-04-29T17:58:09+00:00

Howth Martello Tower, Howth. County Dublin 1805

2020-05-06T13:00:36+00:00

A vintage radio museum & watch out for 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 [...]

Howth Martello Tower, Howth. County Dublin 18052020-05-06T13:00:36+00:00

Banba’s Crown, Malin Head. County Donegal 1805

2020-04-28T22:56:09+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 County Donegal and is Ireland's most northerly building on the [...]

Banba’s Crown, Malin Head. County Donegal 18052020-04-28T22:56:09+00:00

Old Fort, Shannonbridge. County Offaly 1810

2020-04-28T22:38:36+00:00

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

Old Fort, Shannonbridge. County Offaly 18102020-04-28T22:38:36+00:00

Collins Barracks, Arbour Hill. Dublin City 1702

2020-05-02T14:17:48+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 earmarked for a mansion for [...]

Collins Barracks, Arbour Hill. Dublin City 17022020-05-02T14:17:48+00:00

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

2020-04-30T15:10:06+00:00

A beautifully restored 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 [...]

Martello Tower No. 7, Killiney Hill. County Dublin 18042020-04-30T15:10:06+00:00

Magazine Fort, Phoenix Park. Dublin City 1734

2020-05-02T10:02:46+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 17342020-05-02T10:02:46+00:00

Dunree Fort, Dunree. County Donegal 1804

2020-04-28T23:49:06+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 18042020-04-28T23:49:06+00:00