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 carvings on an international pilgrimage route The Clonfinlough Stone is located near the village of Clonfinlough in County Offaly. This national monument has mysterious carvings that may date from any time between [...]

The Clonfinlough Stone, Clonfinlough. County Offaly c.1000BC-1400AD2020-05-03T17:36:33+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 County Offaly. It was built in 1810 at this strategic location on the [...]

Old Fort, Shannonbridge. County Offaly 18102020-04-28T22:38:36+00:00

Clonmacnoise, Shannonbridge. County Offaly 6th -12th centuries

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

Clonmacnoise, Shannonbridge. County Offaly 6th -12th centuries2020-04-29T17:23:02+00:00