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The ruins of Medieval Seskinan Church at Knockboy - The Irish Place

The Ogham Stones in Seskinan Church and nearby Stone Row

The medieval Seskinan Church (Seskinan meaning 'little sedgy moor') in the ancient Sliabh gCua region of County Waterford has lain in ruins for centuries. This...
Mount Melleray Abbey - The Irish Place

The Cistercian Monastery of Mount Melleray

The original Cistercian Monastery was founded in 1098 and took its name from its location - the town of Cîteaux near Dijon. The founding fathers...
The Towers at Ballysaggartmore, Co. Waterford - The Irish Place

The History of Ballysaggartmore Towers

Ballysaggartmore Towers were the brainchild of Arthur Keily-Ussher. He is a man remembered more for his appallingly cruel behaviour towards his tenants during the Great...
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...
Copper Coast Geopark - Tankardstown Cornish Engine Houses at Bunmahon - The Irish Place

Copper Coast Geopark Offers a Holiday with a Difference

Millions of years in the making, Ireland's Copper Coast Geopark is an area of outstanding beauty with a proud mining heritage. Copper Coast Geopark An ideal...
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 Distillery Tower at Clashmore Distillery - The Irish Place

Irish Craft Whiskey Distillery Set to Open in Co. Waterford

The Blackwater Distillery is now joining the list of Irish whiskey distilleries with an exciting new craft whiskey project. Located in Cappoquin, they opened in January 2015,...
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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