Central Ireland Area Photos

The countryside circling Dublin contains several mansions, historic and rural attractions which can be visited as day trips from Dublin.

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Howth, Ireland View of Howth harbor from Martello Tower. Howth, Ireland Working boat at Howth harbor. Howth, Ireland Howth Castle. Howth, Ireland
Hurdy Gurdy Museum of Vintage Radio, Howth Howth Martello tower was terminus to first undersea cable to Ireland & demonstrations in radio transmission by Lee de Forest & Guglielmo Marconi. Howth, Ireland Spark gap transmitter for sending Morse code via radio by F.E. Becker & Co. of London at Hurdy Gurdy Museum of Vintage Radio. Howth, Ireland Early radios & TV at Hurdy Gurdy Museum of Vintage Radio. Howth, Ireland
National Transport Museum, Howth Armored gun tractor used by Irish Defense Forces at National Transport Museum. Howth, Ireland Horse-drawn four-wheeled door-to-door bread delivery van for John Boland at National Transport Museum. Howth, Ireland Bedford Lorry delivery truck at National Transport Museum. Howth, Ireland
Castletown House, Ireland Castletown House built for William Conolly, Speaker of Irish House of Commons. Ireland Staircase banister at Castletown House. Ireland Wall decoration in Long Gallery at Castletown House. Ireland
Maynooth Castle, Ireland Norman gatehouse entrance to Maynooth Castle. Ireland Model of Maynooth Castle as it stood prior to 1535 destruction. Ireland Upper story open interior of keep at Maynooth Castle. Ireland
Boyne River Area
Newgrange, Knowth, Tara
Monasterboice, Mellifont, Kells, Trim, Boyne Battle
Passage tomb entrance guarded by Megalithic-carved swirl at Newgrange. Ireland Doorway to round tower would normally be 15-20 feet above ground, but burials raised ground levels at Monasterboice. Ireland King William & Officers models at Battle of the Boyne museum. Ireland
Powerscourt Garden Fountain & statues within Powerscourt Gardens, south of Dublin. Ireland Red rhododendrons in Powerscourt Gardens, south of Dublin. Ireland Powerscourt Falls near Powerscourt Gardens. Ireland
Glendalough Glendalough Lake. Ireland St Kevin's Church & round tower beyond at Glendalough. Ireland Celtic cross at base of round tower at Glendalough. Ireland
Russborough House Entrance stairs of Russborough House. Ireland Dining room at Russborough House. Ireland Decorated baroque stucco drawing room prob. by plasterer known as St. Peter's Stuccodore at Russborough House. Ireland
Irish National Stud, Kildare Newly born pony at Irish National Stud. Kildare, Ireland Miniature horses at Irish National Stud. Kildare, Ireland Footbridge in Tully Japanese Garden. Tully, Ireland
Emo Court Portico of Emo Court. Ireland Domed rotunda with Siena marble pilasters at Emo Court. Ireland Drawing room neoclassical fireplace at Emo Court. Ireland
Birr Castle Birr Castle. Ireland Close-up view of Birr Castle. Ireland Telescope recently reproduced at Birr Castle. Ireland

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