Portumna, Galway, Ireland
great semi-fortified house at Portumna was built before 1618 by Richard Burke or de Burgo, 4th Earl of Clanricarde. It was the main seat of the de Burgo family for over 200 years, until it was gutted by fire in 1826. The ground floor of the house is now open to the...
15.8 miles Historic House
Birr, Offaly, Ireland
The castle and estate at Birr, Co. Offaly in Ireland, has been owned by the Parsons family for over 300 years. In this time, Birr castle demense has seen a host of scientific and technological achievement, much of which has changed the world. To help preserve this...
20.3 miles Museum
Carnegie Building Pery Square, Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
Limerick City Gallery of Art is one of the leading contemporary art galleries in Ireland and home to an important collection of Irish 18th to 21st century art in all media, amounting to 831 works. One quarter of the collection is on permanent display in the gallery...
22.9 miles Art Gallery
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...
25.5 miles Open Space
Sarsfield Street, Clonmel, Tipperary, Ireland
James Butler, Duke of Ormond, built the Main Guard in 1675 as the courthouse for the Palatinate of administrative area of County Tipperary. In 1715, the Palatinate jurisdiction was extinguished. In about 1810, the ground floor, a loggia of open arches, was...
27.0 miles Historic House
Castle Street, Roscrea, Tipperary, Ireland
The stone castle consists of a gate tower, curtain walls and two corner towers dating from the 1280s. The castle rooms are furnished and some house exhibitions. Built in the early 18th century in the Queen Anne style, Damer House is an example of pre-Palladian...
27.0 miles Museum
Quin, Clare, Ireland
One might describe it as love at first sight. When Lavoné Dickensheets Andrews, a Texas architect, and her husband stumbled upon the remains of a 15th century Irish castle, both were struck by a passionate impulse to restore the glory and grandeur of Knappogue Castle.
27.9 miles Historic House
Shannonbridge, Offaly, Ireland
An Early Christian site founded by St. Ciarán in the mid-6th century on the eastern bank of the River Shannon. The site includes the ruins of a cathedral, seven churches (10th -13th century), two round towers, three high crosses and the largest collection of Early...
29.5 miles Religious Site
Adare, Limerick, Ireland
Adare is regarded as a fine example of the medieval fortified castle in Ireland and is one of a number of outstanding castles situated in County Limerick. It is sited on the north bank of the River Maigue in a strategic position on a substantial earlier ringwork...
32.3 miles Historic House
Aughrim, Galway, Ireland
This award-winning centre commemorates a forgotten day of Irish history - the Battle of Aughrim, "Ireland's Gettysburg" which was fought on 12th July 1691, in the closing stages of a war that divides Ireland to this day. The War of the Two Kings was fought between...
32.7 miles Museum
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