Castles And Museums

Craggaunowen Clare

Visitors here get to see a replica of a Crannóg (Lake Dwelling), Ring Fort and “An Iron Age Roadway.” Craggaunowen Castle which was built around 1550 is also situated on the grounds .

The Shaw Birthplace Dublin

‘Author of Many Plays’ is the simple accolade to George Bernard Shaw on the plaque outside his birthplace and his Victorian home and early life mirrors this simplicity.

Drimnagh Castle Dublin

Drimnagh Castle was, until 1954, one of the oldest continually inhabited castles in Ireland and is an outstanding example of an old feudal stronghold.

Roscommon – Boyle Abbey

An impressive and well preserved Cistercian Monastery which was founded in the 12th century under the patronage of the local ruling family, the MacDermotts.

Roscommon – Claypipe Visitor Centre

The village of Knockcroghery was famous for almost 300 years as a centre for the production of clay pipes or “dudeens”.Here you will see the craft of making pipes using the original…

Sligo Abbey

Known locally as the Abbey, this Dominican Friary was founded in the mid – 13th century by Maurice Fitzgerald.

Westmeath – Lockes Distillery

At the Locke’s Distillery Museum visitors can take a step back in time and visit the “oldest licensed pot still distillery in the world”, established in 1757.