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Historic Buildings in Southwest

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Muckross House and Gardens

Muckross House and GardensKillarney National Park, Muckross, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland
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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King John's Castle

Kings Island, Limerick City, Co. Limerick, Ireland
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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Bishop's Palace

Co. Limerick, Ireland
Adjacent to King John's Castle, this is the restored home of former Protestant Bishops of Limerick. The Palace has a classical facade and is related to the English Palladian style. The house is currently occupied by Limerick Civic Trust and visitors are w
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Muckross Friary

Muckross FriaryMuckross Estate, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland
This Franciscan Friary was founded in the 15th century and is in a remarkable state of preservation. The tower was added after the church was built and is the only Franciscan tower in Ireland which is as wide as the church. The cloister and its assoc...
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Cork City Gaol

Convent Avenue, Sunday's Well, Cork City, Co. Cork
This prison housed 19th Century prisoners, often in wretched conditions. Furnished cells, amazingly lifelike characters, sound effects and fascinating exhibitions allow the visitor to experience day to day life for prisoners and gaoler. All year.
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Blarney Castle

Blarney CastleBlarney, Co. Cork, Ireland
Blarney Castle was built nearly six hundred years ago by one of IrelandÂ’s greatest chieftains, Cormac MacCarthy, and has been attracting attention beyond Munster ever since. Not all of that has been welcome, as Good Queen Bess and Oliver Cromwell could te
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Valentia Observatory

Co. Kerry, Ireland
This is Irelands oldest synoptic weather station , located a few minutes from Cahersiveen town on the Waterville road. Weather observations and made each hour and transmitted by telex to Dublin. Many historic instruments originally used, are on display at
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Blennerville Windmill

Blennerville, Co. Kerry, Ireland
This windmill is a fully restored, two hundred years old windmill housing exhibits on the history of milling. Craft workshops, coffee shops and a restaurant overlooking the mill. Mar-Oct.
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Listowel Castle

The Square, Listowel, Co. Kerry
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Derrynane House

Derrynane HouseCaherdaniel, Co. Kerry, Ireland
Derrynane House is the ancestral home of Daniel O'Connell, lawyer, politician and statesman. Situated on 120 hectares of parklands on the scenic Kerry coast, the House displays many relics of O'Connell's life and career. Access for visitors with disabilit
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UCC (University College Cork)

College Road, Cork City, Co. Cork
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Ross Castle

Ross CastleKillarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland
This Castle may be considered a typical example of the stronghold of an Irish Chieftain during the Middle Ages. The date of its foundation is uncertain but it was probably built in the late 15th century by one of the O Donoghue Ross chieftains. It is...
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The Old Barracks

The Old BarracksBridge Street, caherciveen, Co. kerry, Ireland
Caherciveen's Heritage centre is housed in a former Royal Irish Constabulary (Police during British occupation) Barracks. The building was burned by anti-treaty forces in 1922 and has been restored. This building seems quite out of place for Kerry and the
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