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Historic Buildings in Dublin Area

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Hill of Tara

Navan, Co. Meath, Ireland
This ancient site, and one of Ireland's premier attractions, was the symbolic seat of IrelandÂ’s 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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Trim Castle

Trim CastleTrim, Co. Meath, Ireland
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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Castletown House

Castletown HouseCelbridge, Co. Kildare, Ireland
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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Leixlip Castle

Main Street, Leixlip, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Leixlip village was established by the Vikings. The castle was built soon afterwards by Adam de Hereford, a follower of Strongbow. Features of the castle include, The Front Hall, which boasts a 17th century Brussels tapestry depicting Theodotus offering t
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Wicklow Historic Gaol

Kilmartin Hill, Wicklow Town, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
Experience the harshness of prison life in the 18th century, the passion of the 1798 rebellion, the cruelty of the transportation ships and hope of a new life in Australia.
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The James Joyce House

1 Martello Terrace, Bray, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
James Joyce lived in this house as a child.
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Greenan Farm Museum and Maze

Ballinanty, Greenan, Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
Farm museums & Maze situated at Greenan in the midst of the Wicklow mountains. The Farmhouse museum is a restored 1798 safe house used by rebel Michael Dwyer, houses a Bottle museum and displays typical 19th & 20th century interior.
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Dwyer McAllister Cottage

Dwyer McAllister CottageDerrynamuck, Knockanarrigan, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
The cottage nestles in the shade of Kaedeen mountain at the top of a grassy lane off the Donard to Rathdangan road in Co. Wicklow. It is a fine example of a traditional thatched cottage built with local stone and whitewashed inside and out. It was from th
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Slane Castle

Slane CastleSlane, Co.Meath, Ireland
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Avondale House and Forest Park

Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
Avondale House, once the home of Charles Stewart Parnell, one of the greatest political leaders of Irish History, has been refurbished by the Irish Forestry Board to the decor of c. 1850. A specially commissioned audio visual presentation is shown...
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Harristown House

Brannockstown, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Harristown House was built is the second half of the 18th century under the supervision of the architect Whitmore Davis. It was rebuilt after a fire in the 1890's by James Franklin Fuller.
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