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Heritages and Museums

Heritages and Museums

The Cork Butter Museum is a museum that documents the history of butter production and sale in County Cork, and is housed in the former Cork Butter Market.

Cork City Gaol is a former prison, now a museum, located in Cork City, Ireland. Address: Convent Ave, Sunday’s Well, Cork, Ireland. Phone: +353 21 430 5022

Dalkey Castle

Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre is a visitor attraction along the coastline, ten miles south of Dublin city. Dalkey Castle is comprised of a fortified town house/ small castle structure, an early Christian Church & Graveyard.

St Patrick’s Cathedral is one of Dublin’s most popular attractions. Built between 1220 and 1260 the Cathedral is one of the few buildings left from the medieval city of Dublin. Jonathan Swift who is one of around 700 burials on site of St Patrick’s.

The Cobh Heritage Centre is a museum located in Cobh, County Cork, Ireland. It is attached to Cobh railway station. The “Queenstown Experience”, located at the centre, has mostly permanent exhibitions of Irish history.

The Book of Kells Exhibition is a must-see on the itinerary of all visitors to Dublin. Located in the heart of Dublin City, a walk through the cobbled stones of Trinity College Dublin will bring visitors back to the 18th century, when the magnificent Old Library building was constructed

National Maritime Museum of Ireland

The National Maritime Museum of Ireland opened in 1978 in the former Mariners’ Church in Haigh Terrace, near the centre of Dun Laoghaire town, southeast of Dublin city. The church was built in 1837 for seafarers and remained open until 1971.

Victoria fountain was erected in 1900 to commemorate the visit of Queen Victoria to Dún Laoghaire and illustrates the high quality decorative ironwork of the period. McFarland & Company (Scottish company) had responsibility for lot of the ironwork of the time.

Teeling Whiskey Distillery is the first new distillery in Dublin in 125 years. Located in the heart of the city giving visitors a unique and genuine experience of Irish whiskey distilling.

The Crawford Art Gallery is a public art gallery and museum in the city of Cork, Ireland. Known informally as the Crawford, it was designated a ‘National Cultural Institution’ in 2006.

National Museum of Ireland on Merrion Street in Dublin, has galleries of animals from Ireland and overseas, as well as geological exhibits from a total collection of about two million scientific specimens.

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