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Srahwee Wedge Tomb

Srahwee Wedge Tomb

West Ireland | County Mayo

Srahwee, locally known as "Altóir" (altar) is well-preserved example of wedge tomb located about 10km south from Louisburgh in County Mayo. This megalithic monument was build in the Bronze Age about 2000 BC. The tomb has double walls and is covered by a large flat stone of dimension 2.4m by 2.15m. In 18th century the tomb was used as an altar by priests who ...   more info and photos

The Boheh Stone

The Boheh Stone

West Ireland | County Mayo

The Boheh Stone, also known as St Patrick’s Chair is one of the finest examples of neolithic rock art in Ireland, located behind abandoned house approx 300 m of road N59, 8km south from Westport in County Mayo (is signposted as "Site 2" of Clew bay Archaeological Trail). The monument itself is a large rock about 2m tall with over 250 individual petroglyphs c...   more info and photos

Killadangan Megalithic Complex

Killadangan Megalithic Complex

West Ireland | County Mayo

The megalithic complex of Killadangan is situated on the southern shore of Clew Bay, about 5km west of Westport and 2km east of Murrisk (road R335) and is part of Clew Bay Archaeological Trail. The monuments, probably date from the Bronze Age and consist a Stone Row, a Stone Pair, four Standing Stones and possible remains of a fulacht fiadh (bronze-age cooki...   more info and photos

Rossborough House

Rossborough House

East Ireland | County Wicklow

Russborough House located in Blessington, County Wicklow, it's one of the finest Irish Palladian mansions. It was designed by renowned German-born architect Richard Cassels, who also designed Powerscourt House. Mansion was built between 1741 and 1755, for 1st Earl of Milltown, Joseph Leeson, and remained in possession of the one family until 1914, when wido...   more info and photos

Carrigafoyle Castle

Carrigafoyle Castle

Southwest Ireland | County Kerry

Carrigafoyle Castle is a 15th century fortress situated on southern bank of Shannon estuary, near village of Ballylongford in north County Kerry. This large, five storey tower-house stands on rock in Shannon River and is surrounded by double defensive walls with moat inside and outside, was built in the 1490s by O'Connors of Kerry, very powerful irish cl...   more info and photos

Poolbeg Lighthouse

Poolbeg Lighthouse

East Ireland | County Dublin

Poolbeg Lighthouse is situated at the end of Great South Wall (one of the longest sea-walls in Europe), which enters the Dublin Bay and keeps the inflowing sand away from the port. The lighthouse was established in 1768, and until 1786 operated on candlepower, then was changed to oil, and in 1820 was rebuilt into its present form and painted red. It 's on...   more info and photos

The Kennedy Homestead

The Kennedy Homestead

Southeast Ireland | County Wexford

The Kennedy Homestead is a birthplace of Patrick Kennedy, the grandfather of the president of USA, John Fitzgerald Kennedy. Farmstead is located in Dunganstown, 8 km south from New Ross, County Wexford and now is a home of small museum dedicated to Kennedy family. The story starts during Great Famine in 1848, when Patrick Kennedy left Ireland on Dunbrody Fam...   more info and photos

Dunbrody Famine Ship

Dunbrody Famine Ship

Southeast Ireland | County Wexford

Dunbrody Famine Ship is replica of 19th century cargo vessel located in the center of New Ross in County Wexford. This kind of ships, (also known as "Coffin Ships") were used to transport people to North America and Australia during Great Famine times. The original Dunbrody was built in 1845, in Quebec (Canada), by an Irish emigrant shipbuilder, Thomas Ha...   more info and photos