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The Carrowkeel Cemetery, Ballymote. County Sligo c.3400BC

2020-05-06T14:07:44+00:00

One of the 'Big 4' ancient passage tomb cemeteries of Ireland The Carrowkeel Neolithic Cemetery is located near Ballymote on a desolate hilltop 1000 feet above sea level in County Sligo. It dates [...]

The Carrowkeel Cemetery, Ballymote. County Sligo c.3400BC2020-05-06T14:07:44+00:00

Trim Castle, Trim, County Meath 1176

2020-04-29T17:31:08+00:00

The earliest and one the largest Norman castles in Europe, Braveheart & Hugh de Lacy Trim Castle is not only the earliest stone castle to be built in Ireland but also one of [...]

Trim Castle, Trim, County Meath 11762020-04-29T17:31:08+00:00

Custom House, Custom House Quay. Dublin City 1791

2020-05-06T19:41:42+00:00

Dublin's most architecturally important building, James Gandon & The 1921 fire Custom House Quay was built between 1781 - 1791 and is Dublin's most architecturally important building and is regarded as a masterpiece [...]

Custom House, Custom House Quay. Dublin City 17912020-05-06T19:41:42+00:00

Mellifont Abbey, Tullyallen. County Meath 1142

2020-04-26T13:28:39+00:00

Ireland's first and most important Cistercian Abbey Mellifont Abbey was founded by St Malachy in 1142. This was the first, the richest and the most important of Ireland's 35 Cistercian abbeys. The Cistercian [...]

Mellifont Abbey, Tullyallen. County Meath 11422020-04-26T13:28:39+00:00

The Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin City 1784

2020-04-26T13:37:09+00:00

Ireland's finest 17th century building is now the Irish Museum of Modern Art The Royal Hospital is regarded as the finest 17th-century building in Ireland. It was built in 1684 by Sir William [...]

The Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin City 17842020-04-26T13:37:09+00:00