The main tourist attraction in Limerick City is King John’s Castle on the banks of the Shannon by Thomond Bridge. It was started on the orders of King John about 1210 and developed throughout the medieval period. In the 18th … Continued
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A day in Rindoon/Lecarrow Located three kilometers from the village of Lecarrow the internationally important medieval complex of Rindoon forms the basis of The Warren Point Looped Walk. With its town wall, castle, mill, church, graveyard and hospital, Rindoon is … Continued
Trim has some of the most impressive medieval ruins in Ireland. In the twelfth century, the early period of Norman power, the largest castle in Ireland was constructed at Trim as were seven monasteries and three hospitals. This legacy can … Continued
Considered by locals to be Ireland’s most Irish city, Galway is vibrant and charming. There is much to see and do. As you walk the medieval streets you will be seduced by the buzz and atmosphere for which it is … Continued
Where better to start your visit to Drogheda than at the imposing structure of St. Laurence’s Gate. Regarded as one of the finest medieval gates of its kind in Europe, it is on occasion opened to the public. Continue down … Continued
To many of the local people Wexford is its Main Street. At about a mile long the street is crammed with shops, bars and restaurants. It is a place to meet friends and talk for hours. At about its half … Continued
History has been kind to Waterford. The city boasts the largest collection of medieval walls and towers in the country with Reginald’s tower being the most impressive of the six still standing. The tower stands at the apex of the … Continued
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Youghal has so much to offer any visitor. Nestled at the end of the majestic Blackwater River, and looking out to the Atlantic, this town’s location always ensured it would be of great strategic importance for industry, fishing, tourism and … Continued