Round Towers

Castledermot. County Kildare 10th-18th centuries

2019-06-25T19:34:31+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 centuries2019-06-25T19:34:31+00:00

The Round Tower, Portrane. County Dublin 1844

2019-06-26T16:43:08+00:00

The Roundtower built for love - but is it an original ? This is the Round Tower in Portrane in north County Dublin. Many of the Round Towers in the Fingal region date [...]

The Round Tower, Portrane. County Dublin 18442019-06-26T16:43:08+00:00

Clonmacnoise, Shannonbridge. County Offaly 6th century

2019-06-27T06:51:59+00:00

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

St Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny City 1285

2019-06-27T10:45:41+00:00

The 2nd longest church in Ireland & The oldest building in Kilkenny St Canice's Cathedral was built between 1202 and 1285 and is the second longest in Ireland after St Patrick's Cathedral in [...]

St Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny City 12852019-06-27T10:45:41+00:00

Meelick Round Tower, Swinford. County Mayo 10th century

2019-06-27T12:14:34+00:00

A 10th century round tower with beautiful views Meelick Round Tower is located in Swinford, co. Mayo. It was built between 923 and 1013 a.d on a monastic site attributed to St. Broccaidh [...]

Meelick Round Tower, Swinford. County Mayo 10th century2019-06-27T12:14:34+00:00