1. Home

Discuss in my forum

Architecture in Ireland and Northern Ireland

Ancient and Modern Structures Throughout Ireland

By

Johnstown Castle sits alongside a river in County Wexford, Ireland

Johnstown Castle sits alongside a river in County Wexford, Ireland

Photo © Medioimages/Photodisc - Getty Images
The Monument of Light, also known as the Spire of Dublin

The Monument of Light, also known as the Spire of Dublin, is a 393-foot (120-meter) tower made of stainless steel tubes.

Photo © Martin Child / Getty Images
The ruins of Tully Castle in County Fermanagh, Ireland

The ruins of Tully Castle in County Fermanagh, Ireland

Photo © Stefano Stefani / Getty Images

A Guide for Travelers to Ireland and Northern Ireland

Ancient 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:

Churches and Cathedrals in Ireland:

More Great Buildings in Ireland:

Archaeological Sites in Ireland:

Irish Architecture on the Web:

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:

  • Travel Help
    Tourism resources from our Guide to European travel.
  • Dromoland Castle
    Our Guide to Romantic Getaways recommends this Irish castle bed and breakfast inn.

Explore Nearby Countries:

Related Video
Victorian Architecture: Is Your House an Italian?
Renaissance Revival House
  1. About.com
  2. Home
  3. Architecture
  4. Great Buildings
  5. Architecture Destinations
  6. Great Britain
  7. Architecture in Ireland and Northern Ireland

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.