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Mount Usher Gardens

Mount Usher Gardens

Laid out along the banks of the River Vartry, Mount Usher has been designed in the Robinsonian style. Trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants have been introduced from all parts of the globe and are planted in harmony with woodland and shade loving plants. Like all the great gardens of Irel

Ashford, Co. Wicklow
Athenry Castle

Athenry Castle

The great three-storey tower, surrounded by defensive walls, is entered at first-floor level through an unusual decorated doorway. Recently re-roofed, the interior contains an audio visual room and exhibition. Access to ground floor of Castle for people with disabilities. Athenry is one of

Athenry, Co Galway
Ilnacullin (Garnish Island)

Ilnacullin (Garnish Island)

An Island Garden located in the sheltered harbour of Glengarriff in Bantry Bay, in Southwest Ireland, Ilnacullin is a small island of 15 hectares 37 acres known to horticulturists and lovers of trees and shrubs all around the world as an island garden of rare beauty. Ilnacullin is renowned

Garnish Island, Glengarrif, Bantry Bay, Cork
Saint Patricks Cathedral Trim

Saint Patricks Cathedral Trim

This is a Cathedral Church in an historic setting on an ancient site with a 15th century tower. It is reputed to be older than Armagh or Canterbury. the fine stone tower is a remnant of the medieval parish Church of Trim. Bishops were enthroned here since 1536 but it was not raised to Cat

Lornan Street, Trim, Meath
Carrickfergus Castle

Carrickfergus Castle

A striking feature of the landscape from land, sea and air, Carrickfergus Castle greets all visitors with its strength and menace. It represents over 800 years of military might. Besieged in turn by the Scots, Irish, English and French, the Castle saw action right up to World War II. Carri

Marine Highway, Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim
Donegal Castle

Donegal Castle

The Tower House of the castle has been carefully restored to its former glory. Excellent guided tours take you around the rooms of the castle, which have been presented to outline the different styles and times of its two sets of previous owners. The Castle is furnished throughout and inc

Donegal Town.
Ballyhack Castle

Ballyhack Castle

The castle, a large tower house, is thought to have been built c. 1450 by the Knights Hospitallers of St. John, one of the two great military orders founded at the beginning of the 12th century at the time of the Crusades. Admission Prices Adults EUR 1.60
Children EUR 1.00 Opening Ho

Ballyhack, Co. Wexford
Rock of Cashel

Rock of Cashel

A spectacular group of medieval buildings set on a outcrop of limestone in the Golden Vale. Includes the 12th century round tower, High Cross and Romanesque Chapel, 13th century Gothic cathedral, 15th century castle and the restored Hall of the Vicars Opening Times Opening and closing ti

Cashel, Co Tipperary,
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