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Bagenal’s Castle located in the historic City of Newry, is a 16th century fortified house.
The oldest county museum in Ireland is set in Armagh’s beautiful Georgian tree-lined mall.
This restored 18th-century Gaol makes an ideal day out for tourists, families, groups and schools.
A must see starting point for visitors wishing to know more about Ireland’s Patron Saint.
Saint Patrick founded his chief church here on the Hill of Armagh in 445AD.
The foundation stone of this church was laid by Bishop Dorrian in 1886.
Kilnassagart Stone is regarded as being one of the oldest inscribed stones in Ireland.
Movilla Abbey, Methodist and Church of Ireland.
Ruins of the longest Friary church in Ireland (163 ft).
Slemish Mountain in County Antrim is about 1,500 ft above sea level.
Two miles outside Downpatrick is the replica of St Patrick's first church in Ireland. Close by, ...
Founded in 558AD the Abbey grew to become one of the most important seats of learning in Ireland.
Bagenal’s Castle located in historic Newry is a 16th century fortified house and adjoining 19th Century warehouse, and has been sympathetically restored to house Newry & Mourne Museum and Newry Visitor Information Centre.
The oldest county museum in Ireland is set in Armagh’s beautiful Georgian tree lined Mall. Its collections capture centuries of stories relating to the people who lived, worked and had connections with this famous city and historic county.
Down County Museum is located in the old county Gaol of Down. It houses fascinating exhibitions on the history of Down as well as restored cells with life-size figures of prisoners and their gaolers.
The Saint Patrick Centre is the starting point for any visitor who wishes to know more about Ireland’s patron saint. The exhibition Ego Patricius – The Story of St. Patrick, explores Patrick’s legacy, and recalls the saint’s story, in his own words.
Saint Patrick founded his chief church here on the Hill of Armagh in 445AD, and there has been a Christian church on the site ever since. The present building dates from the 13th Century and was last restored in 1834.
Kilnassagart Inscribed Stone, in the south of County Armagh, is regarded as being one of the oldest inscribed stones in Ireland.
As important as Bangor, Movilla was associated with Saint Finian of the 6th-century. As with many early monasteries, it was refounded as an Augustinian abbey in the Norman 12th century.
Ruins of the longest Friary church in Ireland (163 ft.). Founded by Archbishop Patrick O'Scanail in 1263. Open all year.
Slemish Mountain, the legendary first known Irish home of Saint Patrick, is located close to Broughshane in Co. Antrim.
Two miles outside Downpatrick is the replica of St Patrick's first church in Ireland. Close by, on the crest of Slieve Patrick is a massive statue of St Patrick. Bronze panels illustrate scenes from the life of Ireland's Patron Saint.
Founded in 558AD the main body of the building dates from 1830's, the tower from 15th century and steeple dates around 1693. Interesting gravestones include a memorial to the assistant surgeon of the Titanic, local man John Edward Simpson.
Whether you want to celebrate or seek reflection, St. Patrick's Day is one of the best times for getting out and about in Northern Ireland. Events change annually and there is always a huge variety of activities to take part in, so make sure to
Saint Patrick's legacy is enshrined in our churches, cathedrals and historic sites including abbeys, high crosses and round towers
Patrick was born in northern Roman Britain around 387, yet more than 1,600 years later, a multitude of historical associations, myths, legends and stories about him still exist in the land that he converted and loved.
Follow the Saint Patrick’s Trail through a host of Christian sites at Bangor, the Ards Peninsula, Downpatrick, Newry and Armagh to uncover just how strong Northern Ireland’s links are with this patron saint. The 92 mile linear driving route links 15
Top things to do in County Armagh It’s labelled the Orchard County, the Cathedral County and the home of the spiritual capital of Ireland. There is an array of interesting and fun things to do in County Armagh. Here are some to get you started.
From saintly trails to galactic tales, County Armagh is the perfect place for lovers of Celtic history, early Christianity, architecture and literature. Take a weekend to explore the Orchard County and its Bramley apples, the historic Armagh city,
Get away from it all with a short break at the Slieve Donard Resort & Spa, only 2 hours drive from Dublin and around an hour from Belfast.
Understanding the past helps make better sense of the present, and learning about it can be great fun. Seek out these collections, exhibitions, knowledge and stories all over Northern Ireland to shine a light on yesteryear.
County Down has it all – majestic mountains, a tranquil lough, pretty coastal villages and Michelin-rated restaurants. If you can only linger a while, here’s what you must see and do.
With its ancient folklore, mystical myths and celebrated saints, Northern Ireland is a land of legends. Whether rooted in fact or conjured up in fiction, the region’s famous figures are never less than fascinating.
Northern Ireland has a long and rich Christian heritage which is enshrined in our abbeys, monasteries and churches, while the St. Patrick’s Trail will take you on a journey through a host of Christian sites all with strong links to this patron saint
From theme parks to waterfalls, the ever-charming County Antrim is full of big surprises and hidden gems at every turn. Here’s our pick of the best of them.