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Heritage

The Heritage of Ireland is rich and varied. One is spoiled for choice with monuments that can be visited that are older than the Egyptian Pyramids and Stonehenge dotted around the country. As well as the Megalithic Monuments there are also an amazing number of Castles, Ancient Monastic Sites, Round Towers, Holy Wells, Museums, etc. that can be visited.

Sweeping view of the Anner Valley with the famous Slievenamon Mountain in the background - The Irish Place

The Slaying of Bridget Cleary – Brutal Murder or a Faery Killing?

The killing of Bridget Cleary has become notorious as one of the most chilling murders in all of Ireland’s history.At the time of her...
A Flying Boat at Foynes Airport - The Irish Place

Foynes Flying Boat Museum – Celebrating Travel’s Golden Age

Foynes Flying Boat Museum in County Limerick marks a significant piece of modern Irish history.Foynes village might not be familiar to everyone, but it...
One of the Ogham Stones in St. Declan's Cathedral, Ardmore - The Irish Place

Celtic Ogham Stones and Ogham Script

Celtic Ogham Stones are dotted across Ireland, they provide more of an insight in to our past as they bear the marks of ancient...
Toll Gate House at Thomond Bridge - The Irish Place

Thomond Bridge Toll Gate House, Limerick

Many of Limerick’s numerous bridges were paid for by tolls prior to 1900 and some of these houses still exist to the present day...
Dromana Gate and Bridge - The Irish Place

Dromana Gate & Bridge

Dromana Gate, near Villierstown in West Waterford, is one of those places that has the ability to take you by surprise, no matter how...
The entrance to Dungarvan Castle - The Irish Place

King John’s Castle or Dungarvan Castle

Dungarvan Castle, also known as King John's Castle, was built by King John, son of Henry II in the year 1185. It is a typical example...
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