A Guide for Travelers to Ireland and Northern IrelandAncient monoliths, medieval castles, arts & crafts design, and art deco architecture all find a home in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Follow these links for an architectural tour with travel tips and resources to help you plan your trip to Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Castles and Grand Manors in Ireland:
- Dunguaire Castle
- Johnstown Castle
- Tully Castle
- Adare Manor
- Rock of Cashel
- Castle Birr
- Downhill Estate
- Bunratty Castle
- Index to Irish Castles
Churches and Cathedrals in Ireland:
More Great Buildings in Ireland:
- Leinster House parliament building in Dublin
- Stormont parliament building in Belfast, Northern Ireland
- Monument of Light
- St. Stephen's Green
- Saint Patrick's College
- Mount Jerome Cemetery
- Dublin Castle
Archaeological Sites in Ireland:
- Brú na Boinne, the ancient central chamber of Newgrange in the Boyne Valley
- More Archaeological Sites in Ireland
Irish Architecture on the Web:
Archiseek (http://www.archiseek.com/) is the online magazine and community for Irish architecture and design. The enormous site covers a wide range of topics, from history and preservation to current architectural developments and issues. Archiseek.com is also on Facebook.
Irish Architectural Archive
A reference library housing more than 80,000 historic architectural drawings and over 300,000 photographs.
Books About Ireland and Northern Ireland:
Ancient Ireland: Life before the Celts
Book by Laurence Flanagan, reviewed by your Guide to Anthropology
Great Irish Houses and Castles
Nearly 300 pages of detailed information about notable Irish buildings, enhanced with hundreds of beautiful photographs. By Jacqueline O'Brien and Desmond Guinness. (Compare Prices)
Great Houses of Ireland
Book by Brian De Breffny surveys Irish domestic architecture from 1100 to 1914. (Compare Prices)
Plan Your Trip to Ireland and Northern Ireland:
Tourism resources from our Guide to European travel.
Our Guide to Romantic Getaways recommends this Irish castle bed and breakfast inn.
Explore Nearby Countries: