The Rock of Dunamase is an imposing and magnificent example of an early Celtic fortification that later became an important Anglo Norman stronghold. Despite its ruined state, visitors can get a sense of its former grandeur and enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding countryside from the top.

Open: All year during daylight hours
Free Admission

Open: All year during daylight hours
Free Admission

The Rock of Dunamase is an imposing and magnificent example of an early Celtic fortification that later became an important Anglo Norman stronghold. Despite its ruined state, visitors can get a sense of its former grandeur and enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding countryside from the top.

This haunting museum is a restored Workhouse dating to the 1850s. Workhouses, or Poorhouses, rose to infamy during the Great Famine and were the most feared institutions in Ireland. They were considered a place of last resort for the hungry and destitute and many that entered them never came out.

Open: Mon to Fri, 11am-5pm
Admission: Guided Tours - Adults €5, Family €10

Open: Mon to Fri, 11am-5pm
Admission: Guided Tours - Adults €5, Family €10

This haunting museum is a restored Workhouse dating to the 1850s. Workhouses, or Poorhouses, rose to infamy during the Great Famine and were the most feared institutions in Ireland. They were considered a place of last resort for the hungry and destitute and many that entered them never came out.

St Mochua founded a monastery in Timahoe in the 7th century. There are lots of historical references to the monastery, but the only remaining building is this wonderfully elegant 12th century round tower. Standing at 30 metres high and, it is more than 17 metres wide at its base, with walls that are nearly 2 metres thick. Its most impressive feature, however, is its unique and elaborate carved Romanesque doorway.

General Admission: 9am to 6pm Daily €9.50 per adult
Guided Castle Tour: Mon-Sat, 10:00, 11:30, 13:00 Daily €20 per person

St Mochua founded a monastery in Timahoe in the 7th century. There are lots of historical references to the monastery, but the only remaining building is this wonderfully elegant 12th century round tower. Standing at 30 metres high and, it is more than 17 metres wide at its base, with walls that are nearly 2 metres thick. Its most impressive feature, however, is its unique and elaborate carved Romanesque doorway.

Open: All year during daylight hours
Free Admission

Aghaboe Abbey was founded in the 6th century by St. Canice and grew into a major centre of learning, commerce and agriculture. After the original monastery burned in 1234, it was rebuilt as an Augustinian priory. Today fragments of the Augustinian Church survive, as well as some fine ruins belonging to a Dominican Friary founded on the same site in 1382.

Open: All year during daylight hours
Free Admission

Open: All year during daylight hours
Free Admission

Located in County Offaly, in the Midlands of Ireland, and bordering the town of Tullamore near the Shannon River, Charleville Castle is situated in Ireland’s most ancient primordial oak woods, once the haunting grounds of Ireland’s druids.
Visit the nearby Tullamore Dew Whiskey Visitor centre too...

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