Parks And Gardens

Connemara National Park

Attractions include exhibitions, nature trails, audio-visual show. In addition there is a summer programme of walks, talks and special events for younger visitors.

Coole Park And Gardens

Coole Park, now a nature reserve, was the home of Lady Augusta Gregory, dramatist and co-founder with Edward Martyn and W.B. Yeats of the Abbey Theatre.

Parke’s Castle

A restored plantation caslte of the early seventeenth century, picturesquely situated on the shores of Lough Gill.

Maynooth Castle

This great stone castle was founded in the early 13th century and became the principal residence of the Kildare branch of the Geraldines.

Lissadell House And Gardens

Robert Gore Booth (1805 – 1876) was born in a three story Regency style house with bow windows on the shores of Drumcliff Bay, by the site of the present walled Lower Garden.