Heritage in The Curragh, Co. Kildare

Images from around The Curragh military camp, an area of military history from the mid-1800s., from British rule to Irish Independence.

World War 1 training trenches
Marker for Captain John Collins - 1860
Military machine gun bunker
Firing ranges with pulley system for targets
Hill used in the movie "Braveheart"
Curragh camp location

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  • Years ago we used to orienteer these lands running over world war 1 trenches which still exist. It is a lovely place to navigate around the surviving features.

    By Vincent Delany (16/02/2021)
  • Impressive photos of the area Robert.

    Have delightful memories of staying there with Civil Defence during the 1970’s.

    By Noelene Beckett Crowe (03/06/2020)

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