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A ghostly Famine-era village and a Pirate Queen castle: Put Achill on your 'to-do' list
One for the weekend: A trip around the historic Beara peninsula
9 essential tips for surviving this summer with kids
Volunteers are reclaiming this motte and bailey after decades of neglect and bonfires
No plans for the long weekend? Here's 16 brilliant Irish things to see
Poisoned by a priest or an unknown illness? The mysterious death at Lough Oughter
The king in 'high spirits' who arrived to Ireland stuffed with goose pie and Irish whiskey
The bizarre way this castle protected itself from deadly attackers
Brian Boru's 'Island of Churches' is the perfect place to relax and unwind
The widowed Máire Rua married Cromwell's junior officer to keep her Burren house
The doctor who wanted to turn a castle into a mental asylum but blew it up with dynamite
One of Ireland's best medieval castles was the scene of a bitter showdown between two brothers
One of Ireland's best high crosses is 1,200 years old and hidden in a small Kildare village
The best medieval statue in Ireland is 8ft tall and in a ruined church in Kilkenny...
The huge 17th century fort in Cork where a key battle between two English kings was fought
"A place of sacrifice": Tour the stone circle that freaked out a 1930s psychic
Ireland's largest Norman castle was built by a womaniser who ended up being decapitated
These mysterious caves in a Sligo hillside carry secrets from the Ice Age
Step from Ireland's pre-Famine past to life in the New World in the Sperrins
See the house built by Clonmel schoolmasters to show off their love of history
This dramatic Derry clifftop estate was a magnet for high society
Ever heard of Darby's Bed? Diarmuid and Gráinne 'slept' here...
Heritage Ireland: Deserted medieval towns, the Hellfire Club and Lady Rohesia's gem
Heritage Ireland: This may be the most stunning location for a castle
Heritage Ireland: A born fighter, bloody battles and the castle at the heart of it
Heritage Ireland: The church at the crossroads of Dublin's ancient past
Heritage Ireland: Why you need to see the Copper Coast
Heritage Week: Here's how to kick off your weekend
Heritage Ireland: The lonely Kilkenny cave that witnessed a massacre of 1,000 people
Heritage Ireland: The oldest lighthouse still in use in the world
Heritage Ireland: Who is this man with the frightfully fancy tomb?
Heritage Ireland: A magnificent doorway into Laois's sacred past
Digging Tlachtga: Discovering secrets from Ireland's past
Digging Tlachtga: Getting into the trenches with Ireland's past
Dig this: How we plan to get to heart of one of Ireland's most mysterious sites
Heritage Ireland: Discovering the ancient Slí Mhór among the bluebells
Heritage Ireland: 3 amazing sites to see this Easter weekend
Hidden Ireland: Where was St Brigid's firehouse and why did the flame go out?
Glorious: See Glendalough in all its autumnal technicolour
What’s your favourite heritage site?