Founded by monks in 1161, this is one of the best preserved abbeys in
Key Forest Park
One of the most extensive and picturesque forest parks in Ireland. Sights
include a bog garden, observation tower, underground tunnels, and castle
Sail along the Shannon in a longboat with a crew that recreates the
atmosphere of the Viking era.
Park House and Famine Museum
Museum, housed in the stable yards of Strokestown House, commemorating
the Famine of the 1840s.
This manor house is one of the largest in Ireland. The architecture
is spectacular and the scale is very impressive.
The ruins (seen in the photo above) are one of the more interesting
that you will come across. The castle was mammoth, evidenced by the
ruins you can explore today. It sits in a field off the road to Dublin
and it is definitely worth a stop to explore.