Famine Memorial – The men and women of despair and determination in Dublin

The monument was built in memory of the Great Famine in Ireland from 1845 to 1852 Advertisements


Rock of Cashel – The St. Patrick’s Rock in Cashel

Τhe traditional seat of the kings of Munster for several hundred years prior to the Norman invasion. In 1101, the King of Munster, Muirchertach Ua Briain, donated his fortress on the Rock to the Church. Few remnants of the early structures survive, the majority of buildings on the current site date from the 12th and 13th centuries. […]

Ard-Mhúsaem na hÉireann – Seandálaíocht – The National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology in Dublin

The museum covers the history of Ireland from the Stone Age to the Late Middle Ages. It features displays on prehistoric Ireland, including Bronze Age work in gold, early medieval church treasures of Celtic art, Viking Ireland and Medieval Ireland. There are special displays of items from Ancient Egypt, Cyprus and the Roman world, and special exhibitions […]

The birthplace of U2 in Dublin

Larry Mullen Jr. was born and grew up in Artane, in Dublin’s north. Six people met at his house on 25 September in Rosemount Avenue the band’s first meeting and rehearsal took place, after Larry put up the famous note in Mount Temple Comprehensive School. Larry Mullen Jr., a 14-year-old student, posted a note on the school’s […]

Titanic left Southampton

Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. After leaving Southampton on 10 April 1912, Titanic called at Cherbourg in France and Queenstown (now Cobh) in Ireland before heading west to New York. Featured Image: Titanic at Berth 44 Southampton […]