Palace Street, off Dame Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Built between 1208 and 1220, this complex represents some of the oldest surviving architecture in the city, and was the centre of English power in Ireland for over seven centuries until it was taken of by the Irish Free State in 1922. Highlights include t
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Kilcommon, Cahir, Co. Tipperary, Ireland, E21 DX07
A delightful cottage ornï¿½ built in the early 1800s by Richard Butler, 1st Earl of Glengall to a design by the famous Regency architect John Nash. Its interior contains a graceful spiral staircase and some elegantly decorated rooms. The wallpaper in t...
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Queens University, University Road, Belfast, County Antrim, BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland
Located within the delightful Laryon building, the Centre houses a variety of exhibitions, and provides information and University life and has a retails facility for gifts and souvenirs. The Queens Visitor Centre is approximately a 5 minute walk fro...
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Dame St, Dublin 2, Ireland, D02 NP93
Dublin City Hall is a magnificent example of the Georgian architecture for which Dublin is world renowned. Originally used as a financial centre for the merchants of Dublin, today it is the focal point for the elected members of Dublin City Council.
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Castle Street, Cahir, Co. Tipperary, Ireland, E21 P652
Once the stronghold of the powerful Butler family, the castle retains its impressive keep, tower and much of its original defensive structure.
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Queens University Of Belfast, University Road, Belfast, County Antrim, BT9
The fine facade of the Main Building, designed by Charles Lanyon, conceals a quiet, restful quadrangle. This was the original Queens College: the University has expanded throughout the immediate area, including all the houses on University Square, th...
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Kildare St, Dublin 2, Ireland, D02 A272
The government obtained this building, originally built for the Duke of Leinster in 1745, in 1922 for parliamentary use and then bought the entire building two years later.
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Kings Island, Limerick City, Co. Limerick, Ireland, V94 FX25
The Castle was built between 1200 and 1210 and was repaired and extended many time in the following centuries. The visitors centre at the Castle contains an imaginative historical exhibition which tells the story of the Castle. Archaeological excavat...
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2 to 4 Great Victoria Street, Belfast, County Antrim, BT2 7HR
The Grand Opera House, Northern Irelands Premier Theatre, presents a programme of the very best in live theatrical performances to satisfy the widest possible range of tastes and ages such as musicals, opera, ballet, comedy, concerts and pantomine. D...
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College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland, D02 VR66
The prestigious offices of Ireland's national bank began life as the first purpose-built parliament house in Europe. Completed in 1739 it served as Ireland's Parliament until the Act Of Union in 1801 which imposed direct rule on Ireland from London.
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Bunratty, Co. Clare, Ireland
Bunratty Castle was built in 1425 by the MacNamaras and then passed to the O'Briens who were Earl of Thomond. The Castle is furnished with mainly 15th and 16th century furnishings. Medieval Banquets are held in the Castle year round, subject to deman...
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Donegall Square, Belfast, County Antrim, BT1 5GS, Northern Ireland
Completed in 1906 to commemorate Queen Victoria giving Belfast the status of City in 1888, the City Hall was built in the classic Renaissance style in Portland Stone. Its crowning feature is the great Dome, covered with copper and terminating with a ...
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Custom House Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland, D01 W6X0
No view of Dublins skyline is complete without a tableau of the Custom House, one of Dublins finest Georgian buildings.
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Trim, Co. Meath, Ireland, C15 HN90
Trim Castle is the largest Anglo-Norman castle in Ireland. Hugh de Lacy began construction of the castle in about 1172 but the central tower - the keep - was not completed until the 1220s. This twenty sided tower is three storeys high and was protected by
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2 Queens Quay, Belfast, BT3 9QQ, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Odyssey Arena is the showpiece of Odyssey, Northern Ireland's Millennium Project, and one of the world's most adventurous and exciting leisure and entertainment venues. The Odyssey complex also features W5, an interactive science and technology centr...
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Celbridge, Co. Kildare, Ireland, W23 V9H3
This magnificent stately home is rated as one of the finest examples of Palladian (classical) architecture in Ireland, and makes a trip to Celbridge worthwhile. It was built in 1722 with profits from land-grabbing after the 1691 Battle of the Boyne and ha
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Killarney National Park, Muckross, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland, V93 CK73
Within Killarney National Park is Muckross House, a magnificent Victorian mansion and one of Ireland s leading stately homes. The elegantly furnished rooms portray the lifestyles of the landed gentry, while downstairs in the basement one can experie...
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29 Lower Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin 2, Ireland, D02 E932
Temporarily CLOSED. Situated in the heart of Dublins fashionable Georgian streets, this is a unique museum - a restored four-story town house that reflects the lifestyle of a Dublin middle-class family during the period 1790 to 1820.
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Navan, Co. Meath, Ireland, C15 P44W
This ancient site, and one of Ireland's premier attractions, was the symbolic seat of Irelands High Kings until the 11th century. Ring forts can be seen but unfortunately some were damaged by English searching for the Ark of the Covenant. It once had rel
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Inchicore Rd, Kilmainham, Dublin 8, Ireland, D08 T2X5
Built in 1792 it is Irelands most famous disused prison. It held throughout the years many famous Nationalists and Republicans in members of the Society of United Irishmen (1798), Young Irelanders (c1840s), Fenians and Land agitators, Parnell, Davitt. Th
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Emo, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, Ireland, R32 C44V
A house surrounded by beautiful gardens and parkland which were first laid out in the 18th century and contain formal lawns, a lake and woodland walks with many very fine trees and shrubs.
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Cave Hill, Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Belfast Castle is a beautiful Scottish Baronial castle which is set on the side of Belfasts Cave Hill, 40 ft above sea level. Beautiful theme gardens, way marked walks and Heritage Centre. Tours will take place only when there is not a function being...
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