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Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Roscommon
Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.
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One of Ireland's best medieval castles was the scene of a bitter showdown between two brothers
Archaeologist Neil Jackman explores Cahir in Tipperary, home to one of Ireland’s best-preserved medieval castles.
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One of Ireland's best high crosses is 1,200 years old and hidden in a small Kildare village
Archaeologist Neil Jackman explores a medieval house in Cork and a remarkable high cross in Kildare.
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The best medieval statue in Ireland is 8ft tall and in a ruined church in Kilkenny...
Want to explore Ireland’s history? Archaeologist Neil Jackman has two suggestions for you to visit in Kilkenny.
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The huge 17th century fort in Cork where a key battle between two English kings was fought
Archaeologist Neil Jackman explores a huge fort in Kinsale and one of the most exquisite romantic gardens in the country.
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Step from Ireland's pre-Famine past to life in the New World in the Sperrins
Fancy stretching the legs over the Easter weekend? Archaeologist Neil Jackman has more suggestions for great historical sites to visit around the island of Ireland.
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Did you ever climb 121 steps up through Irish history? You should
St Canice’s Cathedral – and its fantastically-preserved round tower – is a jewel in the centre of medieval Kilkenny.
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Hidden Ireland: Ready to meet Ireland's very first farmers?
This week, archaeologist Neil Jackman is awed by the Neolithic treasures of Lough Gur, as well as a stunning Kerry fort complex and a Galway medieval cathedral.
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Hidden Ireland: Heritage Week and the treasures of Waterford
As part of the Hidden Ireland series, Neil Jackman focuses on the historical gems of Waterford – and what you can see in Heritage Week, kicking off today!