Lakemount Gardens

Lakemount Gardens

Lakemount is a beautifully kept herbaceous garden which is evidently owned by someone with a huge love of plants. The garden is the work of one man, Brian Cross, and is …

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Castle Coole

Castle Coole

The Castle is not really a castle in the sense that most people understand the term, but a perfect example of an elegant and impressive Neo-Classical country house. Castle Coole is …

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Cogh Heritage Centre

Cobh Heritage Centre

This fascinating centre tells the often tragic story of Irish emigration in a most vivid way and also commemorates the departure of the Titanic from Cove on its final voyage. Not …

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Knock Shrine

Knock Shrine

Knock is famed as the scene of an apparition of the Virgin Mary, St Joseph and St John the Evangelist and draws large numbers to prayer and pilgrimage. While many people …

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Fota House

Fota House & Arboretum

Ireland's largest and best collection of rare trees and shrubs is found on Fota Island near Cork city. For those who love trees it's an essential place to visit and, …

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Kilruddery House

Kilruddery House & Gardens

A 17th century garden little changed in 3 centuries, the gardens at Kilruddery House are of special interest to gardening historians, but you certainly don't have to be one to …

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Ennis Friary

Ennis Friary

Home to Franciscan Monks for almost 800 years, the town of Ennis in Ireland grew up around Ennis Friary which was once home to over 1000 monks and their followers. Though …

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Graiguenamanagh sunset

Barrow Valley

The Barrow Valley is a quiet and unspoiled area, much loved by walkers and little visited by tourists. The river that meanders though is popular with cruise boats but also means …

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Loop Head Sunset

Loop Head

Away from the crowds around the Cliffs of Moher there is a quieter but no less beautiful stretch of coastline in Clare, around peaceful Loop Head. It is a sparsely populated …

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Killykeen Forest

Killykeen Forest Park

Killykeen is a large forested area beside Lough Oughter in Co Cavan, which as well as good walks has an interesting ruined castle on an Island and a number of …

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