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#hidden heritage

# hidden-heritage - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Roscommon

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# hidden-heritage - Friday 10 July, 2015

One of Ireland's best medieval castles was the scene of a bitter showdown between two brothers

Archaeologist Neil Jackman explores Cahir in Tipperary, home to one of Ireland’s best-preserved medieval castles.

# hidden-heritage - Friday 26 June, 2015

One of Ireland's best high crosses is 1,200 years old and hidden in a small Kildare village

Archaeologist Neil Jackman explores a medieval house in Cork and a remarkable high cross in Kildare.

# hidden-heritage - Friday 12 June, 2015

The best medieval statue in Ireland is 8ft tall and in a ruined church in Kilkenny...

Want to explore Ireland’s history? Archaeologist Neil Jackman has two suggestions for you to visit in Kilkenny.

# hidden-heritage - Friday 29 May, 2015

The huge 17th century fort in Cork where a key battle between two English kings was fought

Archaeologist Neil Jackman explores a huge fort in Kinsale and one of the most exquisite romantic gardens in the country.

# hidden-heritage - Saturday 4 April, 2015

Step from Ireland's pre-Famine past to life in the New World in the Sperrins

Fancy stretching the legs over the Easter weekend? Archaeologist Neil Jackman has more suggestions for great historical sites to visit around the island of Ireland.

# hidden-heritage - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Did you ever climb 121 steps up through Irish history? You should

St Canice’s Cathedral – and its fantastically-preserved round tower – is a jewel in the centre of medieval Kilkenny.

# hidden-heritage - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Hidden Ireland: Ready to meet Ireland's very first farmers?

This week, archaeologist Neil Jackman is awed by the Neolithic treasures of Lough Gur, as well as a stunning Kerry fort complex and a Galway medieval cathedral.

# hidden-heritage - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Hidden Ireland: Heritage Week and the treasures of Waterford

As part of the Hidden Ireland series, Neil Jackman focuses on the historical gems of Waterford – and what you can see in Heritage Week, kicking off today!