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Number of results: 13

  1. Armagh

    Address

    Cathedral Road, Armagh, County Armagh, BT61 7QY

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 3752 2813

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Cathedral

    This imposing cathedral, on an elevated site, was started in 1840, but work was suspended during the Great Famine of 1845-48 and recommenced in 1854 when J. J. McCarthy was appointed architect. It was dedicated for worship in 1873.

    Price

    Free
  2. Downpatrick

    Address

    35 English Street, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6AB

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 4461 4922

    Type

    Type:

    Cathedral

    Down Cathedral, a Cathedral of the Church of Ireland with magnificent stain glass windows, box pews and beautiful organ case was built in 1183 as a Benedictine Monastry. The patron saint, Patrick is believed to be buried in the nearby graveyard.

  3. Downpatrick

    Address

    Saul Road, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6PE

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 4461 4922

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    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.

    Price

    Free
  4. Armagh

    Address

    Cathedral Close, Armagh, County Armagh, BT61 7DY

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 3752 3142

    Gradings

    • Four Star Quality Assurance
    Four Star Quality Assurance

    Type

    Type:

    Cathedral

    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.

  5. Killeter

    Address

    Magherakeel Road, Killeter, County Tyrone, BT81 7HA

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 7138 4444

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    St Patrick's well and Magherakeel Monastic Site is a popular landmark located near the town of Castlederg. It is known locally as St Patrick's Well or Tober Patrick.

    Price

    Free
  6. A couple of hikers sitting on a gate admiring the view of Slemish in the background
    A hiker standing on the edge of Slemish
    A couple sitting down on the edge of Slemish with surrounding countryside in view
    A couple of hikers sitting on a gate admiring the view of Slemish in the background
    A hiker standing on the edge of Slemish
    A couple sitting down on the edge of Slemish with surrounding countryside in view

    Broughshane

    Address

    Carnstroan Lane, Broughshane, County Antrim, BT43 4PF

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 2563 5010

    Price

    Free

    Type

    Type:

    Outdoors

    Slemish Mountain is about 1,500 feet above sea level and is located close to Broughshane in County Antrim. It is the legendary home of Saint Patrick and is actually the central core of an extinct volcano. Hike to the top and enjoy fantastic views!

    Price

    Free
  7. Downpatrick

    Address

    53A Market Street, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6LZ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 4461 9000

    Price

    Price £5.75 to £14.00 Activity

    Gradings

    • Four Star Quality Assurance
    Four Star Quality Assurance

    Type

    Type:

    Visitor Centres & Museums

    The Saint Patrick Centre is the only permanent exhibition in the World about Ireland’s Patron Saint. The History of Ireland starts here in Patrick’s words, which guide you through our amazing multimedia exhibition. Located 2 Hours north of Dublin…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024Open 09:00 - 17:00

    Price

    Price £5.75 to £14.00 Activity
  8. Overlooking beautiful views over Lough Neagh, Jim encourages the group to take time out to reflect
    The Poetry & Prayers group stops at a spiritual site to ponder
    The Poetry & Prayers group is encouraged to relax, reflect and enjoy the surroundings
    Lough Neagh provides a place to connect with nature and reflect during the Poetry and Prayers experience
    Jim throws a stone into Lough Neagh which has a symbolic meaning in the Poetry & Prayers experience
    This experience takes in historic sites which reflect the wisdom of the monks, who enjoyed a spiritual wisdom connected intrinsically to the land.
    A group stand beneath a large cross, listening to Jim as part of the Poetry and Prayers experience
    The group visit Benburb Priory, a working monastery as part of the Poetry and Prayer experience
    Overlooking beautiful views over Lough Neagh, Jim encourages the group to take time out to reflect
    The Poetry & Prayers group stops at a spiritual site to ponder
    The Poetry & Prayers group is encouraged to relax, reflect and enjoy the surroundings
    Lough Neagh provides a place to connect with nature and reflect during the Poetry and Prayers experience
    Jim throws a stone into Lough Neagh which has a symbolic meaning in the Poetry & Prayers experience
    This experience takes in historic sites which reflect the wisdom of the monks, who enjoyed a spiritual wisdom connected intrinsically to the land.
    A group stand beneath a large cross, listening to Jim as part of the Poetry and Prayers experience
    The group visit Benburb Priory, a working monastery as part of the Poetry and Prayer experience

    Randalstown

    Address

    17 Main Street, Randalstown, County Antrim, BT41 3AB

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 7784 352 832

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Tour

    From saints and sacred rivers to monks and high stone crosses, you’ll learn the full story of the land and its people on this spiritual journey. Poetry, prayer and contemplation will feature heavily as you make your way around the lough.

  9. Downpatrick

    Address

    The Saint Patrick Centre, Saint Patrick’s Square, Market Street, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6LZ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 4461 9000

    Price

    Price £45.00 Activity

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Tour

    Join a pilgrimage themed around Saint Patrick in Downpatrick, County Down, with your talented guides former Adoration Sisters Martina Purdy and Elaine Kelly, for a walk along Ireland's own Camino.

    Price

    Price £45.00 Activity
  10. Group in a row with the instructor in front being taught Irish dancing as part of the Dancing at the Crossroads experience
    Group being greeted by the instructor as part of the Dancing at the Crossroads experience
    Group enjoying some refreshments with the instructor as part of the Dancing at the Crossroads experience
    Group dancing with brooms as part of the Dancing at the Crossroads experience
    Girl being shown how to dance by the instructor as the rest of the group watches on as part of the Dancing at the Crossroads experience
    Girl enjoying dancing as she's taught by the instructor as part of the Dancing at the Crossroads experience
    Group being shown some traditional Irish dancing outfits as part of the Dancing at the Crossroads experience
    Group watching on as the instructor demonstrates Irish dancing as part of the Dancing at the Crossroads experience
    Group in a row with the instructor in front being taught Irish dancing as part of the Dancing at the Crossroads experience
    Group being greeted by the instructor as part of the Dancing at the Crossroads experience
    Group enjoying some refreshments with the instructor as part of the Dancing at the Crossroads experience
    Group dancing with brooms as part of the Dancing at the Crossroads experience
    Girl being shown how to dance by the instructor as the rest of the group watches on as part of the Dancing at the Crossroads experience
    Girl enjoying dancing as she's taught by the instructor as part of the Dancing at the Crossroads experience
    Group being shown some traditional Irish dancing outfits as part of the Dancing at the Crossroads experience
    Group watching on as the instructor demonstrates Irish dancing as part of the Dancing at the Crossroads experience

    Downpatrick

    Address

    Down Cathedral, English Street, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6AB

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 4483 1043

    Type

    Type:

    Cultural Learning Experiences

    Get involved in this high-octane experience celebrating the centuries-old traditions of Irish dancing. Join Josephine Brennan King, a former principal Irish dancer for Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance, for a fun-filled interactive experience…

  11. Cathy ONeill, tour guide of The Emigrants Walk experience
    Group setting off on a walk in the countryside with Cathy ONeill of The Emigrants Walk experience
    Walking group stop to take in the incredible views
    Friels Public Bar is a quaint pub which is part of The Emigrants Trail experience
    Group listen to the journey that would have been made by emigrants
    Group experience the emigrant's journey with a stop at Friels Pub
    Group gets a perspective of life for emigrants collecting their rations from the Famine Pot.
    A stop for a delicious lunch is included as part of the Emigrant's Walk experience
    Cathy ONeill, tour guide of The Emigrants Walk experience
    Group setting off on a walk in the countryside with Cathy ONeill of The Emigrants Walk experience
    Walking group stop to take in the incredible views
    Friels Public Bar is a quaint pub which is part of The Emigrants Trail experience
    Group listen to the journey that would have been made by emigrants
    Group experience the emigrant's journey with a stop at Friels Pub
    Group gets a perspective of life for emigrants collecting their rations from the Famine Pot.
    A stop for a delicious lunch is included as part of the Emigrant's Walk experience

    Maghera

    Address

    Tirkane Road, Maghera, County Londonderry, BT46 5AG

    Telephone

    +44(0) 7976 321 808

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Tour

    Step back in time with an expert-guided walk across Carntogher Mountain in the footsteps of mid-18th Century famine emigrants. Follow the same tracks, ascend the same slopes and head out under the same brooding skies as these families did. Get a…

  12. Two dancers doing a demonstration as part of the Ceili & Craic experience at The Ponderosa.
    Two Irish dancers showing the group how to do Irish dancing as part of the Ceili & Craic experience at The Ponderosa.
    Man joining in with Irish dancing as part of the Ceili & Craic experience at The Ponderosa.
    Group enjoying the live traditional music as part of the Ceili & Craic experience at The Ponderosa.
    Group enjoying refreshments as part of the Ceili & Craic experience at The Ponderosa.
    Group enjoying the live music as part of the Ceili & Craic experience at The Ponderosa.
    Group having fun and enjoying the Ceili & Craic experience at The Ponderosa.
    Group watching the musician play live traditional music as part of the Ceili & Craic experience at The Ponderosa.
    Two dancers doing a demonstration as part of the Ceili & Craic experience at The Ponderosa.
    Two Irish dancers showing the group how to do Irish dancing as part of the Ceili & Craic experience at The Ponderosa.
    Man joining in with Irish dancing as part of the Ceili & Craic experience at The Ponderosa.
    Group enjoying the live traditional music as part of the Ceili & Craic experience at The Ponderosa.
    Group enjoying refreshments as part of the Ceili & Craic experience at The Ponderosa.
    Group enjoying the live music as part of the Ceili & Craic experience at The Ponderosa.
    Group having fun and enjoying the Ceili & Craic experience at The Ponderosa.
    Group watching the musician play live traditional music as part of the Ceili & Craic experience at The Ponderosa.

    Londonderry

    Address

    974 Glenshane Road, Dungiven, Londonderry, County Londonderry, BT47 4SD

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 2877 741 987

    Type

    Type:

    Cultural Learning Experiences

    The Ponderosa is Ireland’s highest bar & restaurant with breath-taking views of the Sperrin Mountains.

    It offers everything you could wish for in the way of old world charm and atmosphere, especially in Paddy Joe’s traditional Irish pub. It’s…

  13. Armagh

    Address

    Market Hill Theatre, 9 Market Street, Armagh, County Armagh, BT61 7BW

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 7990 575 630

    Type

    Type:

    Historical Tours

    Part city-centre walking tour, part guided tour of the Hill of Armagh, Unearthing Macha is an exciting three hour fusion of history, storytelling, and food, following in the footsteps of a legendary figure from Northern Ireland’s past

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