Round Towers 900 AD > 1100 AD

Castledermot, County Kildare 10th-18th centuries

2020-05-04T12:00:54+00:00

site of the earliest known Irish Parliament & The oldest intact stone window in western Europe This small town was originally called 'Diseart Diarmad'; meaning 'Dermot's Hermitage'. This was once a very important [...]

Castledermot, County Kildare 10th-18th centuries2020-05-04T12:00:54+00:00

The Round Tower, Portrane. County Dublin 1844

2020-05-14T08:39:21+00:00

A round tower built for love - not long ago though! This is the Round Tower in Portrane in North County Dublin. Many of the Round Towers in the Fingal region date back [...]

The Round Tower, Portrane. County Dublin 18442020-05-14T08:39:21+00:00

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

2020-09-27T22:48:19+00:00

One of Ireland's greatest ecclesiastical centers 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 from [...]

Clonmacnoise, Shannonbridge. County Offaly 6th -12th centuries2020-09-27T22:48:19+00:00