Sixmilebridge, Clare, Ireland
During the Bronze Age, people protected themselves against marauding warriors by building their homes on lakes. "Crannog" or lake dwellings constructed from wattles, reeds and mud can be seen at Craggaunowen Castle. The Castle itself was restored by art historian...
35.7 miles Open Space
Corstown, Meath, Ireland
The Loughcrew Cairns, also known as the Hills of the Witch, are a group of Neolithic passage tombs dating to 3000 BC. The tombs are located on three different hills and Cairn T, one of the largest tombs in the complex, is situated on Cairnbane East.
43.1 miles Open Space
Doneraile, Cork, 25, Ireland
The Park comprises approximately 166 hectares and is an outstanding example of an 18th century landscaped park in the 'Capability Brown' style. Mature groves of deciduous trees, several restored water features and a number of deer herds can be viewed along the many...
62.8 miles Open Space
Riverstown, Sligo, Ireland
Well within living memory and even at times of at least as great if not greater nationwide recession Riverstown had been economically and socially vibrant. In the past forty years Riverstown entered a period of decline with the closing of many shops and services,...
65.9 miles Open Space
Oldbridge, Meath, Ireland
he Battle of the Boyne between King William III and his father-in-law, King James II, was fought on 1 July 1690 (11 July according to our modern calendar). Both kings commanded their armies in person, 36,000 on the Williamite side and 25,000 on the Jacobite side -...
68.1 miles Open Space
Navan, Meath, Ireland
Though best known as the seat of the High Kings of Ireland, the Hill of Tara has been an important site since the late Stone Age when a passage-tomb was constructed there. Tara was at the height of its power as a political and religious centre in the early centuries...
71.8 miles Open Space
Glendalough, Wicklow, Ireland
Wicklow Mountains National Park covers much of upland Wicklow, and contains an area of nearly 20,000 hectares. The National Park provides protection for landscapes and wildlife. Important habitats include native woodland, such as the oakwoods at Glendalough, and...
75.4 miles Open Space
Clifden, Galway, Ireland
Situated near Letterfrack, the Park covers some 2,000 hectares (4942 acres) of scenic countryside, rich in wildlife on the slopes of the Twelve Bens. Attractions include exhibitions, nature trails, audio-visual show. In addition there is a summer programme of walks,...
82.9 miles Open Space
Co. Kerry, Ireland
Skellig Michael is a wilderness site and a designated Nature Reserve. The site presents a unique landscape and visitors must take care at all times. A visit to the monastery will entail a climb on 618 steps, ascending over 600 ft. (180 metres). It is a demanding...
87.3 miles Open Space
Muckross House, Killarney, Ireland
The National Park comprises of 10,000 hectares (24,700 acres) of beautiful lake and mountain scenery. The Park is famous for its' native natural habitats and species including oakholly woods, yew woods and red deer.
91.4 miles Open Space
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