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The Remains of Castlesaunderson: Castlesaunderson Demesne, Co Cavan/Fermanagh

The once grand estate is in the hands of the Cavan County Council and home to the Boy Scouts of Ireland’s new €3 million complex. The grounds include a church and cemetery with plots for the Saunderson family and the ruins of the 1840s castle. The castle had been open as a hotel, but was […]

Giants Leap in the Cavan Burren: Blacklion, Co Cavan

With a limestone landscape similar to the Burren in County Clare, the Cavan Burren was planted with trees in the 1950s giving it a much different look. The area is filled with historic and archaeological sites, like the wedge tomb called Giant’s Leap. Near this spot, two giants vied for the attention of girl by […]

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