Free Wednesdays Tour Attractions

Office Of The Public Works Free Events By Alan Finn.
Are you thinking of coming to Ireland for a holiday or maybe you live in Ireland and would like to visit some of Ireland’s better known attractions for free.
Every first Wednesday of each month, ( OPW ) Offices Of The Public Works, will let you get into some of these attractions totally free.
Here is a list of the attractions you may be interested in, you can also bring your family too.
Below is a table of attractions and we start of in Dublin City, Ireland.

Dublin
Dublin Castle, State Apartments
The Casino, Marino

Cork

Ilnacullin (Garinish Island)
Desmond Castle (French Prison)
Charles Fort

Donegal
Glebe House and Gallery
Donegal Castle

Galway
Aughnanure Castle
Portumna Castle and Gardens
Athenry Castle
Dún Aonghasa, Inis Mór
Patrick Pearse’s Cottage (Teach an Phiarsaigh)

Kerry
Ross Castle
Ionad an Bhlascaoid Mhóir, The Blascaod Centre
Ardfert Cathedral
Derrynane House, National Historic Park

Kildare
Castletown House

Kilkenny
Kilkenny Castle
Dunmore Cave
Jerpoint Abbey

Laois
Emo Court

Leitrim
Parke’s Castle

Limerick

Adare Castle

Louth
Old Mellifont Abbey

Mayo
Céide Fields

Meath
Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre (Newgrange and Knowth)
Trim Castle
Battle of the Boyne – Oldbridge Estate
Hill of Tara

Offaly
lonmacnoise

Roscommon
Rathcroghan (Contact Cruachan Aí, 071 963-9268)

Sligo
Sligo Abbey
Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery

Tipperary
Cahir Castle
Swiss Cottage
Rock of Cashel
Roscrea Heritage (Castle) and the Blackmills

Waterford
Reginald’s Tower

Wexford
Tintern Abbey
John F. Kennedy Arboretum

Wicklow
Glendalough Visitor Centre

It’s a first come first serve, and you are advised to arrive a little bit earlier, before the gates open or the tour starts.
For opening times refer to their web pages. Here is a link for the (OPW )
http://www.heritageireland.ie/

The table above is part of heritage Sites Ireland ran by the ( OPW )
Kilmainham Gaol, aka Prison, in Dublin 8, the free entry on the 1st Wednesdays, of each month do not apply here.

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