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A view of the magnificent Cahir Castle from the banks of the River Suir - The Irish Place

The History of Cahir Castle

Cahir Castle, once the home of the famed Butler family, sits proudly on a rocky island in the River Suir in the middle of...
The ruins of Dunhill Castle - The Irish Place

Fearsome Past: The History of Dunhill Castle

The ancient remains of the once mighty Dunhill Castle, seat of the La Poer (Power) family, sit high on a towering rock above the...
The Gaulstone Dolmen - The Irish Place

The Gaulstone Dolmen

The Gaulstone Dolmen is an example of a particular type of megalithic monument or tomb. These single-chamber structures consist of a minimum of two...
The Labbacallee Wedge Tomb which is the largest example of its type in Ireland - The Irish Place

The Mysterious Past of the Labbacallee Wedge Tomb

The Labbacallee Wedge Tomb is the largest example of its type in Ireland. These megalithic structures are so called because of their shape -...
Black and White Pudding on sale in The English Market - The Irish Place

Black Pudding Part of Full Irish Breakfast Heralded as a ‘Superfood’

Fans of the Full Irish Breakfast will be delighted to learn that one of its key and most delicious ingredients, Black Pudding (or ‘blood...
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