|Opw - Hill Of Tara |
Though best known as the seat of the High Kings of Ireland, the Hill of Tara has been an important site since the late Stone Age when a passage-tomb was constructed there. Tara was at the height of its power as a political and religious centre in the early centuries after Christ. Attractions include an audio-visual show and guided tours of the site.
Navan, Co Meath ( 046 9025903 )
| A spectacular group of Medieval buildings set on an outcrop of limestone in the Golden Vale including the 12th century round tower, High Cross and Romanesque Chapel, 13th century Gothic cathedral, 15th century Castle and the restored Hall of the Vicars Choral. Attractions include an audio-visual show and exhibitions
Cashel, Co Tipperary ( 062 61437 )
|Christ Church Cathedral |
Founded c.1030, Christ Church Cathedral is one of the oldest buildings in Dublin and has been at the heart of Dublin history and culture for almost 1000 years. A tour of the cathedral will give students the opportunity to feel close to figures studied throughout their education, including Strongbow and St Laurence O’Toole. Tours also include a visit to our crypt – the largest in Ireland or England and full of amazing stories. Pupils over the age of 12 will have the chance to climb up to our belfry and try their hand at bell-ringing – an experience unique to Christ Church. See our website for more information and to book your visit.
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Christchurch Place Dublin ( 01 677 8099 )
|St Audoen's Church |
Sited in the heart of the walled medieval city, St. Audoen's Church is the only remaining medieval parish church in Dublin. It is dedicated to St. Ouen the 7th century bishop of Rouen and patron saint of Normandy. The Guild Chapel of St. Anne houses an exhibition on the importance of St. Audeon's Church in the life of the medieval city. Visitors will be able to see the part of the church still in use by the Church of Ireland as a parish church. They can also view the recently restored 17th century memorials to the Sparke and Duff families and the 15th century effigal tomb to Baron Portlester and his wife.
Cornmarket High Street, Dublin 8 ( 01 677088 )
| St Patrick’s Cathedral offers a free education programme to schools. Visiting schools (both Primary and Secondary) get free entry and can also choose to avail of a themed guided tour. St Patrick’s offers a wealth of learning possibilities from gothic architecture and stained glass windows to Celtic grave slabs which are over a thousand years old.
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St Patrick's Close, Dublin 8 ( 01-4539472 )
|Drumcliffe Church And Visitor Centre Drumcliffe, Co Sligo (071 9144956)|
|Holycross Abbey Thurles, Co Tipperary (0504 43241)|
|Opw - Ardfert Cathedral Ardfert, Co Kerry (066 7134711)|
|Opw - Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery Carrowmore, Co Sligo (071 9161534)|
|Opw - Clonmacnoise Shannonbridge, Co Offaly (090 9674195)|
|Opw - Ennis Friary Abbey St, Ennis, Co Clare (065 6829100)|
|Opw - Glendalough Visitor Centre Glendalough, Co Wicklow (0404 45325)|
|Opw - Jerpoint Abbey Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny (056 7724623)|
|Opw - Muckross Friary Killarney National Park, Killarney, Co Kerry (065 31440)|
|Opw - Old Mellifont Abbey Tullyallen, Drogheda, Co. Louth (041 9826459)|
|Opw - Scattery Island Centre Kilrush, Co Clare (065 6829100)|
|Opw - Sligo Abbey Abbey Street, Sligo (071 9146406)|
|Opw - St Mary's Abbey Mary's Abbey St Meetinghouse Lane, Dublin 1 (01 8721290)|
|Opw - St Mary's Visitors Centre Gowran, Kilkenny (056 7726894)|
|Opw - Tintern Abbey Saltmills, New Ross, Co Wexford (051 562650)|