Top 10 Hidden Ruins in Ireland

Study Ireland - Stories & Tips from International Students

EXHIBITION (1)Evelyn Oliveira is a graduate of the University of Limerick, from Brazil, and her passion for Irish history has led her to visit over 80 ruins so far – here are her top 10!

If you’ve been to Ireland, you’ll know that there are countless things to see and do.

From the beautiful green landscape in the countryside to the lovely old towns, the country is a gem and can make even the most demanding tourists fall in love with all of its wonders.

You might have also noticed that you can find old ruins pretty much everywhere, in the middle of towns, on top of hills, by rivers, in farm fields, in graveyards, beside houses, everywhere!

In fact, there are over 1400 ruins (of castles, abbeys, churches, ancient sites, houses, mills, etc.) spread around the country (including Northern Ireland).

Coming from a country that has no Castles at all…

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