Abbey in Tullamore

Durrow Abbey

Founded by St Colmcille (also known as St Columba) in the 6th century, Durrow Abbey is most famous for producing the illustrated Book of Durrow. The 7th-century text is the earliest of the great manuscripts to have …
Castle in Tullamore

Charleville Castle

Spires, turrets, clinging ivy and creaking trees combine to give this hulking structure a haunted feel (and, yes, it's reputedly haunted). Charleville Castle was the family seat of the Burys, who commissioned the de…
Museum in Tullamore

Tullamore Dew Visitor Centre

Located in a 19th-century canal-side warehouse, this extravaganza blends intriguing local history with doses of marketing. Engaging exhibits show the role of the Grand Canal in the town's development and at the end …