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Number of results: 14

  1. Newry

    Address

    Bagenal's Castle, Castle Street, Newry, Co Down, BT34 2BY

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 3031 3170

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    'Cill Bhronaigh', or Bronagh’s Church (12th century), is located in the graveyard just outside Rostrevor on the Hilltown Road. The graveyard contains Saint Bronagh’s Cross, dating from the late 8th century and a ruined 15th century building.

  2. Newry

    Address

    Bagenal's Castle, Castle Street, Newry, Co Down, BT34 2BY

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 3031 3170

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    The church on this site was probably founded with the arrival of the O’Neills around 1450, who built their castle at Glassdrummond.

  3. Downpatrick

    Address

    Downpatrick, Down, BT30 6PE

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 4461 3101

    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.

  4. Downpatrick

    Address

    Fountain Street, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6AW

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 4461 5201

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    Built 1954 to the designs of S. McIlveen of Ferguson and McIlveen, Belfast. This is a rebuilding of an earlier church on the site, dating from 1826.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  5. Newcastle

    Address

    Carrigs Road, Newcastle, County Down, BT33 0JT

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Maghera Church and Round Tower is of major historical importance and is among many important heritage sites throughout County Down.

  6. Newry

    Address

    Foughillotra Road, Newry, County Down, BT35 8HZ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    Kilnassagart Inscribed Stone, in the south of County Armagh, is regarded as being one of the oldest inscribed stones in Ireland.

  7. Downpatrick

    Address

    Inch Abbey Road, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 9AX

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Type

    Type:

    Public Park

    Located on the north bank of the Quoile River, Inch Abbey was founded by John de Courcy in atonement for his destruction of Erenagah Abbey.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  8. Downpatrick

    Address

    St.Patrick's Roman Catholic Church,, 54 St. Patrick's Avenue, Downpatrick, Down, BT30 6DN

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 44612084

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    The foundation stone of this church was laid by Bishop Dorrian in 1886.

  9. Newry

    Address

    38 Hill Street, Newry, Down, BT34 2BW

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 3026 2586

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    This is undoubtedly the most commanding building in Newry and is arguably the most important work executed by Newry's greatest native architect, Thomas Duff. Built in 1829 of local granite at a cost of £8,000, it was the first Catholic Cathedral.

  10. Newry

    Address

    Church Road, Newry, County Down, BT35 8LF

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    The site contains two early churches situated back to back. Even earlier, it was the site of a monastery founded by St. Moninna (517) as one of the most important monasteries for nuns in Medieval Ireland.

  11. Downpatrick

    Address

    Ardglass Road, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6RA

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Struell Wells was built around a stream flowing through a secluded valley. It was a popular place of pilgrimage from the 1600s until the 1840s.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  12. Downpatrick

    Address

    Bannaghan Road, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 7JR

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Type

    Type:

    Churches & Sacred Sites

    Restored ruins of a sixth century church of St. Tassach, said to have given the last rites to St. Patrick. Entrance through pillars.

  13. Whitecross

    Address

    Ballymoyer Road, Whitecross, County Armagh, BT60 2LA

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 3031 3170

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Ballymoyer Old Church, in the churchyard of St. Luke’s Church of Ireland parish, is a rare example of seventeeth century architecture and of particular interest are the heavy round-headed windows.

  14. Downpatrick

    Address

    English Street, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6AB

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 4461 4922

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    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.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
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