Dublinia Museum in Ireland is a heritage center located in the heart of the medieval city of Dublin, Irelands capital city. There are three exciting exhibitions in Dublinia and a must see for any Vacation in Ireland. Viking Dublin takes the visitor back to life in the city in Viking times. See what life was like onboard a Viking warship, visit a Viking house and take a trip down a Viking street. Investigate burial customs explore the Viking legacy and much more.
"The Chester Beatty Library was established in Dublin in 1950 to house the collections of mining magnate, Sir Alfred Chester Beatty. The present library, on the grounds of Dublin Castle, opened on February 2000.
Desmond Castle is a tower house located in the town of Kinsale in County Cork. It was built as the Customs House for Kinsale about the year 1500 by Maurice FitzGerald, 9th Earl of Desmond
Situated in a magnificent 18th century mansion in the north city centre, the museum features the lives and works of Dublin’s literary celebrities over the past three hundred years. Swift and Sheridan, Shaw and Wilde, Yeats, Joyce and Beckett are among those presented through their books, letters, portraits and personal items. The splendidly restored Georgian house is a pleasure in itself with its sumptuous plasterwork and decorative stained glass windows.
The Centre is housed in a beautifully restored Georgian house and includes an exhibition area with computer installations, videos, re-creations of period rooms, and items relating to the life and work of James Joyce.
Beautifully located eight miles south of Dublin on the coast road, this tower is the perfect setting for a museum dedicated to Joyce, a writer of international renown who remains, world-wide.
The National Gallery of Ireland is located in the centre of Dublin with one entrance on Merrion Square, beside Leinster House, and another on Clare Street.
Collins Barracks is a former military barracks in the Arbour Hill area of Dublin, Ireland. The buildings now house the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts and History. Collins Barracks has been completely renovated and restored to become the National Museum of Decorative Arts and History - charting Ireland's economic, social, political and military progress through the ages.
The first home of the Shaw family and the renowned playwright at 33 Synge Street has been restored to its Victorian elegance and charm, and has the appearance that the family has just gone out for the afternoon.
Carlow Town Council & Carlow County Council in association with the Carlow Historical & Archaeological Society are upgrading and improving Carlow County Museum. This includes the development of a new Museum premises on College Street.
Step back in time to see what 19th/early 20th century life was like in Cork - inside and outside prison walls. Amazingly lifelike figures, sound effects and fascinating exhibitions allow the visitor to experience day to day life for prisoners.
Cork Public Museum is housed in a two storey Georgian house commanding a central position in Fitzgerald Park, Cork. Originally built in 1845 by the Beamish family, the building, then was their family home for decades.
Fort Dunree is located about seven miles north of Buncrana in the Inishowen Peninsula in County Donegal. It has also been a source of great pleasure and reminiscence for those of a military background.
Situated behind the famous Spanish Arch, Galway City Museum houses exhibitions which explore aspects of the history and heritage of Galway City. The highlights of the Museum are the Galway Civic Sword and Great Mace. The Civic Sword dates from the time of the Charter of King James I, which gave authority in 1610 for the carrying of such a weapon before the Mayor. The Great Mace, a massive piece of ornamental silverwork, was made in Dublin in 1710, and was presented to the town by Edward Eyre, Mayor of Galway, in 1712.
Gifted to the nation in 1981 by artist Derek Hill, Glebe House and Gallery houses his fine collection. It also includes over 300 works of art by leading twentieth century artists, including Picasso and Kokoshka.
The Hunt Museum is in the Limerick City. Holding a personal collection donated by the Hunt family it was originally situated in the University of Limerick.It can now be visited in the old custom house, an historic 18th century building by the River Shannon in Rutland Street, in central Limerick.
King House is a magnificently restored Georgian mansion built around 1730. The grand scale of the reception gallery, its original stone floor, tripartite windows and high vaulted ceilings, portray the impression that this was a symbol of status.
The Michael Collins Centre explores the life and times of the famous leader with a guided tour of an exhibition of photographs and memorabilia. The tour includes a walk through a life size replica of an ambush site.
In Castlebar, visit the Museum of Country Life. An open-plan building houses collections of domestic goods. Exhibits and a movie explain how Irish people made a living from the soil before the machine age.
In 1951 John Ford's greatest movie The Quiet Man starring John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara and Barry Fitzgerald was made. It was set in the beautiful west of Ireland with filming being centred in the village of Cong.
Seanchaí – Kerry Literary & Cultural Centre celebrates the works and lives of some of Kerry’s most esteemed writers. The works of the writers will make you laugh and cry.
Titanic Belfast is an unbelievable, unmissable experience. Located in the heart of Belfast, right beside the historic site of this world-famous ship’s construction. Titanic Belfast is the world’s largest Titanic visitor experience.
The iconic House of Waterford Crystal in the heart of Waterford city, comprises of a brand new manufacturing facility, visitor centre and retail outlet. Visitors can enjoy all aspects of the manufacturing process through the factory tour.