Situated beside the River Erne in County Fermanagh, was built almost 600 years ago by Gaelic Maguires. It was strategically important throughout its history. In the 17th century it became a garrison fort and later a military barracks.
William Cole’s original ‘market house’ was here as early as 1618. The present building was opened in 1901 at a cost of £13,000. William Scott from Drogheda was the architect.
The Glenview Folk Museum is located just outside Ballinamore in Co. Leitrim and is owned and ran by the Kennedy Family. Features a private collection of over 10,000 antique, historical and novel items.
Visit Frances Morris in her studio/gallery to view the latest exhibition of her Irish landscapes. Her widely acclaimed work has been exhibited in Manchester, London, Belfast, Dublin and New York. Some porcelain ceramic pieces are also on display.
Carrowhony Pet Farm always guarantees a warm welcome and is home to Fermanagh’s largest selection of exotic birds and animals from 5 different continents. Our tours are enjoyable, interactive, educational and fun.
This fortified house and bawn are set on Tully Point and were built for Sir John Hume who occupied the house until 1641 when it was attacked and burned on Christmas Eve by Rory Maguire and the inhabitants massacred. It was not lived in again.
Only a 1 hour drive from Enniskillen, the Arigna Mining Experience in Co. Roscommon will certainly appeal to those looking for a day out with a difference.
Galloon Island was once the site of a monastic church. It had four high crosses but only remnants of the shafts remain. The churchyard contains some fascinating 18th century gravestones. There was also a holy well on the island which was said to turn the hair grey.
An ice cream farm shop with a difference! - Visitors can watch its herd of award winning pedigree jersey cows bieng milked and then visit the ice cream parlour.
The Devenish figures are a unique collection of wooden sculptures carved out of Irish oak, located in the Garden of Celtic Saints in Irvinestown. It is filled with memories of the Saints of the Golden Age of the Irish Church.