co. Offaly

co. Offaly

Clonfinlough Stone, Clonfinlough. co.Offaly c.1000 b.c – 1400 a.d ?

This national monument is the intriguing Clonfinlough Stone. It is 8 foot x 10 foot and is completely covered with rock art carvings including cup marks, a cross and even a foot print. It [...]

The Old Fort, Shannonbridge. co.Offaly – 1810

This odd and unique looking building is the Old Fort at Shannonbridge which was built at a strategic location on the Shannon River. At the turn of the nineteenth century there was constant fear in [...]

Clonmacnoise, Shannonbridge. co.Offaly – founded 546 a.d

The monastery of Clonmacnoise was founded by St CiarĂ¡n in 546 a.d. and is one of Ireland's most important ecclesiastical centres. This strategic location on the Shannon was where the main east-west road across the [...]

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