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Alphabetical List of Hidden Gems

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The Abbey, Rathmullan - Donegal
The Abbey - Wicklow
Abbey Bridge, Naas - Kildare
Abbey Graveyard, Naas - Kildare
Addergoole Titanic Society - Mayo
Aghalurcher Church and Graveyard - Fermanagh
Alexandra Bridge, Clane - Kildare
Almshouse, Naas - Kildare
Artisan's Cottages - Kildare
Andrew Jackson's Cottage - Antrim
Ardclinis Church in Ruins - Antrim
Athy Cockpit - Kildare

Balliderry Middle Church - Antrim
Ballincollig Royal Gunpowder Mills - Cork
Ballyaghagan Souterrain - Belfast
Ballynashee Narrow Guage Railway Station - Antrim
Ballypatrick Court Cairn - Antrim
Ball's Grove Gate - Louth
Ballyogan Inscribed Door Lintel - Dublin
Barrington Cemetery, Cabinteely - Dublin
The Bell Thorn - Armagh
Bellaghy Bawn, Bellaghy - L/Derry
Bellevue Gardens Tearoom - Antrim
Benchmarks, Naas - Kildare
Bert House, Athy
Beyond Tears - Famine Memorial - Kildare
The Bird Bath - Kildare
Boro Hill House - Wexford
The Black Castle - Wicklow
The Browne Mausoleum at Mainham - Kildare
Bullaun Stone - Kildare
Bishop's Palace - Antrim
Bord Na Mona Bog Train - Mayo
Broughanlea Cross - Antrim
Bullaun Stone,St Matthew's Parish Church, Shankill Road - Belfast
Bull's Acre Famine Cemetery - Louth
Bunlahinch Clapper Bridge - Mayo
Butter Gate - Louth

Carnlough Ammonia Plant - Antrim
Castle Balfour - Fermanagh
Castle Chichester - Antrim
Castle Lugg - Antrim
Castle Robin - Belfast
Chapel of the Resurrection, Belfast
Cemetery, Loughlinstown Workhouse - Dublin
Chaine Memorial Tower, Larne - Antrim
Chapel of Rest, Carrickfergus - Antrim
Charter (Babby) School, Rindmoylan - Limrick
Church Island, Bellaghy - L/Derry
Church of Ireland, Virginia - Cavan
Church Lane, Naas - Kildare
Church of St Michael and All Angels, Clane - Kildare
Californian Redwood - Kildare
Canal Stores Crane, Naas Harbour - Kildare
Castle Ragg - Kildare
Corbally Canal - Kildare
Copeland Islands - Down
The Corn Market - Fermanagh
Clew Bay Memorial - Mayo
Churchwell - Tipperary
Coman's Business Premises - Tipperary

Dalway's Bawn, Ballycarry - Antrim
Derganagh Road Railway Bridge, Knockloughrim - L/Derry
Devoy Barracks, Naas - Kildare
Disert in the Blue Stacks - South Donegal
Dominic's Bridge - Louth
Dovecote, Ballybeg Priory - Cork
Drumdaff House Ha-ha - Roscommon
The Drum Sculpture - Antrim
The Drum Walls - Antrim
Drumhalla Stone - Donegal
Duke of Dorset Memorial - Dublin
Dysart Church, Cummeen - Roscommon

Effegy of Gerald Fitzmaurice Fitzgerald - Kildare
Erasmus Smith School - Kildare

Famine Gate - Louth
Field's Printing Works, Youghal - Cork
The Five Mile Marker Stone - Dublin
Footbridge - Tipperary
The Forge, Bellaghy - L/Derry
Fortland Saw Mills - Mayo
The Four Altars - Roscommon

Galboly Clachan - Antrim
Gas Works, Naas - Kildare
Garnaholowey Megalithic Tomb- Donegal
Gills Alms Houses, Carrickfergus - Antrim
Glenarm Friary
Glenarm, St Patrick's Glenarm - Stained Glass
The Gossan Stones - Wicklow
Gouldings and the Green School - Kildare
Grandma Finlay's family Christening Robe - Down
Greenhill's Chimney - Louth
Grimshaw Cross, Glengormley - Antrim

Halyday's Castle, Newry - Down
Handball Alley
Hare & Greyhound, The Square, Comber, - Down
Heron's Ford - Dublin
Home of Last Governor General - Kildare
Hugeunot Cemetery, Merion Row - Dublin
The Holestone, Near Doagh - Antrim
Holywell Hospital - Antrim

The Inn at Glentane and the United Irishmen - Galway
Innisrush Flax Mill, Nr Glenone, Portglenone - L/Derry
Ireland's First Bungalow? - Antrim
Irish milepost, Saintfield, - Down

Jigginstown House - Kildare
John Mitchel's Grave, Newry - Down
Johnstown Old Cottages - Kildare
Johntownstown Old Graveyard - Kildare
Johnstownbridge Post Box - Kildare

Kelly's Cellars - Belfast
Kill Abbey House - Dublin
Kill Old School - Kildare
Kilashee Holy Well, Naas - Kildare
Kilashee Souterain, Naas - Kildare
Killeen, Ballycar, - Clare
Killydonnell Friary, Parish of Aughnish - Donegal
Kilmacormac Pieta - Offaly
Knockagh Monument - Antrim
Knockloughrim Windmill - L/Derry
Knockoneill Court Tomb - L/Derry
Knockroe Passage Tomb - Kilkenny

Larne Promenade - Antrim
Last Edward VIII post box in Northern Ireland - Belfast
Leinster Aqueduct - Kildare
Lock Cottage, Naas - Kildare
The Long Bridge Stone - Belfast
Lord Edward Banner 1882 - Kildare
Windows-St Mel's Cathedral, Longford - Longford

McHale's Forge - Mayo
Magherally Church, - Down
Mainham Post Office - Kildare
Mallusk Graveyard - Antrim
Massereene Bridge - Antrim
The Mass Field at Milltown - Antrim
Memorial Cross, near Mount Stewart - Down
Maynooth Pound - Kildare
Maudlin's Cemetery, Naas - Kildare
Maynooth Traditional 3-Wall Handball Alley - Kildare
The Mill at Milltown - Antrim
Moat Building - Kildare
The Mote of Kill - Kildare
Mushroom Stones in Kiltoom - Roscommon
Moat Ring, or Cornashea, Lisnaskea - Fermanagh

Navan Town Stocks - Meath

Old Culfeightrin Church - Antrim
Old Graveyard - Mallusk, Newtownabbey - Antrim
Old Priory Church, Holywood - Down
Old RUC Station - Antrim
Old Town Wall, Carrickfergus - Antrim
The Old Workhouse - Antrim
Olderfleet Castle, Curran Point, Larne - Antrim
The Orchard - Antrim

Park Hotel (former shooting lodge), Virginia - Cavan
Pauper's Cemetery, Loughlinstown Hospital - Dublin
Penal Cross - Kilkenny
Penal House - Mass House - Dublin
Post Box - Tipperary


Rathlin Island: Hill of the Screaming - Antrim
Rathlin Island: Viking Grave - Antrim
Ringmoylan Windmill
Rinn Duin Bee Boles, Lecarrow - Roscommon
Rose Window by Harry Clarke - St. Mary's Dominican Convent, Falls Road - Belfast
Royal Cypher - Post Office Main Street Bangor - Down

St. Peter's Turas - South Donegal
Sapper's Mark at Ballyforan Bridge - Roscommon
Seymour House - Lisburn - Antrim
Ship Street - Louth
Smyth Cross, Glengormley - Antrim
St Luragh's Old Church - L/Derry
St. Moling's Cave - Kilkenny
St Patrick's 'wee' Church at Seepatrick - Down
Steamboat Quay, Downpatrick - Down

Telephone Kiosk, Foxrock Village - Dublin
Thatched Cottage, Paintstown - Kildare
The Three Heads - Tipperary
Timber Frame House - Tipperary
Tirkane Sweathouse - L/Derry
Tirony Dolmen - L/Derry
Toberbawn Holy Well - Dublin
The Torpedo Platform - Lough Neagh - Antrim

Union Locks, Lisburn - Antrim

The Urney Bell

(The) Volunteers' Well - Belfast

Water Pump - Louth
The Weakfield "Eviction Slab" - Roscommon
The Wallace Fountain, Lisburn - Antrim
War Time Plane Crash - Mayo
The Watch House, Shankill Road - Belfast
The Water Tower - Tipperary
The White Harbour - Antrim
White Stone - Belfast
The Workhouse - Fermanagh

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10 Feb 2015