One thing about Ireland is for sure, and that’s that any Irish Festival is sure to be a party. There’s no denying that Ireland can sometimes seem a sleepy, quaint country. But alongside the miles of rolling green hillsides, sheep-laden fields, and beautiful coastlines, there is an underbelly of liveliness, adventure, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. One ... Read more12 Amazing Festivals in Ireland to Attend
"Cork - Blackrock Castle" by JoeM88 on Flickr - This is Blackrock Castle. It was designed by James and G.R. Pain, and it was built between 1828 and 1829. The building was completed on March 3, 1829 and is situated three miles east of Cork city.
James and G.R. Pain designed the Blackrock Castle, which was built between 1828 and 1829. The building was completed on 3 March 1829 and is situated three miles east of Cork city. The Mayor of Cork had been Admiral of the Port since 1627 and Admiralty Courts were held in the castle also. Every third year, on the first of August, the Mayor and other members of the Corporation set out on boats from Blackrock Castle for the ceremony of 'throwing the dart'. When the boats had reached the mouth…
Ballyconneely, Co Galway, Ireland Poster by The Irish Image Collection
Ballyconneely, Co Galway, Ireland poster by The Irish Image Collection . Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.