co. Laois

images of locations in county Laois

Rock of Dunamase, Dunamase. co.Laois – built c.1170 on ancient site

This national monument is The Rock of Dunamase. It is one of Ireland's most impressive historical sites as it sits on a limestone outcrop (known as a hum) 150 feet above the flat surrounding plains. [...]

Castle Durrow, Durrow. co.Laois – 1716 (Darú-‘Plain of the Oaks’)

This beautiful 'country pile' is Castle Durrow. It was built between 1712 and 1716 as a family home by Captain William Flower who was the member of parliament for Kilkenny. He later became the 1st [...]

The Holy Trinity Church, Dunamase. co.Laois – 1863

This small granite building is The Holy Trinity Church of Ireland. It was built in 1863 and is still in use today. It is located at the main entrance to The Rock of Dunamase which [...]

Emo Court, Emo. co.Laois -1790

Emo Court is a country villa designed, but not built by the famous architect James Gandon (1742 - 1823). Gandon is best known for his great public buildings in Dublin which include 'The Custom House' [...]

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