Castle Roche in Co. Louth was known in the old records as "Castlellum de Rupe". It is a Norman castle built in 1236 AD and is one of the most spectacular castles in Ireland. Castle Roche is located in the hills north-west of Dundalk, It was the seat of the De Verdon family.
Kylemore Abbey in Connemara, County Galway, Ireland. Kylemore Abbey is a Benedictine monastery founded in 1920 on the grounds of Kylemore Castle. The abbey was founded for Benedictine Nuns who fled Belgium in World War I. Photo by Dkammy
The ‘Grianan of Aileach’ or ‘Stone House of the Sun’ was founded by Druids 1700 years before the coming of Christ. (The Grianan of Aileach is a group of historic structures atop a 244 metres hill in County Donegal, Ireland.