From 1848 – 1950 over 6 million adults and children emigrated from Ireland – over 2.5 million departed from Cobh, making it the single most important port of emigration.
See Cork’s renowned wax figures at the CORK CITY GAOL as you step back in time to see what 19th/early 20th Century life was like in Cork – inside and outside prison walls.
Crawford Art Gallery, the city art museum for Cork, is dedicated to informing a wide audience about the significant role that the visual arts play in contemporary life and culture.
Desmond Castle was built by the Earl of Desmond c. 1500. A fine example of an urban tower house, the castle consists of a three storey keep with storehouses to the rear.
This fine Regency-style building in a pleasant landscape setting on Fota Island, is complemented by the internationally renowned gardens and arboretum.
The Little Museum of Dublin encourages children and adults alike to engage, learn and share in the educational experience it provides.
The Castle Dracula is Dublin’s Most Exciting and Unique Irish Attraction 2018
The Custom House, designed by the renowned James Gandon, was completed in 1791 and is one of Dublin’s finest heritage buildings.
The James Joyce Centre is dedicated to the promotion of an understanding of the life and works of this most famous Dubliner.
The Irish Museum of Modern Art is Ireland’s leading national institution for the collection and presentation of modern and contemporary art. Admission is FREE.
The National Museum of Ireland is the nation’s biggest cultural institution with a strong emphasis on Ireland’s art, material culture and heritage Admission is FREE
Located in Dublin’s city centre, the Hugh Lane Gallery, which is funded by Dublin Corporation, houses one of Ireland’s foremost collections of modern and contemporary art.
The James Joyce Tower was one of a series of Martello towers built to withstand an invasion by Napolean and now holds a museum devoted to the e life and works of James Joyce.
Number Twenty Nine is Dublin’s Georgian House Museum. Visitors take a guided tour from the basement to the attic, through rooms which have been furnished with original artefacts.
Special family and children’s events take place at the Natural History Museum as part of My Museum Family Programme
Lusk Heritage Centre comprises of a 9th century round tower, a medieval belfry and a 19th century church.