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Grey Abbey, Greyabbey, Newtownards

Grey Abbey, a Cistercian Abbey church and its living quarters were founded in 1193 by Affreca wife of John de Courcy, the Anglo-Norman invader of East Ulster.

Bagenal's Castle and Newry and Mourne Museum, Newry

Bagenal’s Castle located in historic Newry is a 16th century house and adjoining 19th Century warehouse, and has been sympathetically restored to house Newry & Mourne Museum and the local Tourist Information Centre.

Killevy (Killeavy) Old Churches, Newry

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.

Bangor Abbey, Bangor

The main body of the building dates from 1830's, the tower from 15th century and steeple dates from around 1693. There are old and interesting gravestones including a memorial to the assistant surgeon of the Titanic local man John Edward Simpson.

Slemish Mountain, Ballymena

Slemish Mountain, the legendary first known Irish home of Saint Patrick, is located close to Broughshane in Co. Antrim.

Áras an Chairdinéil Ó Fiaich Cardinal O'Fee Heritage Centre), Cullyhanna, Newry

The centre, which was opened in June 1995, contains photographs and memorabilia relating to the late cardinal. You can also listen to songs and poems from South Armagh. There is also a esearch library and archives for students and adults.

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