Tag Archives: Visitor Centres

Arigna Mining Experience

arigna mining experience

Arigna Mining Experience is a visitor centre and underground tour in Co. Roscommon celebrating the heritage of coal and copper mining in Ireland, dating from the 1700s up to the 1990s. The Arigna Mining Experience will certainly appeal to those looking for a day out with a difference! The visitor centre is located in a beautiful scenic location overlooking Lough

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Hook Lighthouse

Situated on the extreme tip of the Hook Penninsula in Wexford, Hook Lighthouse served as a beacon through centuries of maritime history for traffic entering to Waterford harbour. The light house that exists today was first built over 800 years ago, we’ll say that again….yes 800 years! It is renowned as the oldest intact operational light house in the world!

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Duncannon Military Fort

Duncannon Military Fort is a unique visitor experience located in a coastal setting in New Ross Co Wexford. The original fortification was built in 1588 to provide a look out and first line coastal defence in expectation of an attack from the Spanish Armada. Surrounded by a 30ft high dry moate, with interior buildings that surround a central parade ground.

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Visit Glendalough

visit glendalough

Glendalough is located just outside the village of Laragh in Wicklow. Renowned as a place of natural beauty, the ‘Glen of the two Lakes’ was formed during the Ice Age and is named after the 2 brown, calm lakes which appear in the Lower area and Upper area of the Valley. The lakes are home to numerous examples of wildlife

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Battle of the Boyne

Battle of the Boyne is commemorated in this beautiful visitor centre location near the site of the Battle in Drogheda. Stroll through historical exhibitions in Oldbridge House and learn how the battle was fought on that fateful day in 1690 between King James and King William. At stake were the British throne, French Dominance in Europe and religious power in

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