County Offaly

Offaly – named after The Kingdom of Uí Failghe
Motto : Esto Fidelis would be rendered, ‘Be You Faithful’ (to the County and its traditions)

These are some of the most significant landmarks, buildings and monuments in County Offaly

The Clonfinlough Stone, Clonfinlough. County Offaly c.1000BC-1400AD

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Strange stone carvings on an international pilgrimage route The Clonfinlough Stone is located near the village of Clonfinlough in co.Offaly. This national monument has mysterious carvings which may date from anytime between c.1000BC [...]

The Clonfinlough Stone, Clonfinlough. County Offaly c.1000BC-1400AD2019-06-27T06:41:59+00:00

Old Fort, Shannonbridge. County Offaly 1810

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A unique Napoleonic fort on the Shannon This odd and unique looking building is the Old Fort at Shannonbridge in co.Offaly. It was built in 1810 at this strategic location on the Shannon [...]

Old Fort, Shannonbridge. County Offaly 18102019-06-27T06:44:06+00:00

Clonmacnoise, Shannonbridge. County Offaly 6th century

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One of Ireland's most important ecclesiastical centres The monastery of Clonmacnoise was founded by St Ciarán in 546 a.d. and is one of Ireland's most important ecclesiastical centres. St Ciaran was a young preacher [...]

Clonmacnoise, Shannonbridge. County Offaly 6th century2019-06-27T06:51:59+00:00