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An Ancient Approach: Glendalough's Stepping Stones
In the early drought conditions of 2018, while on a morning ramble, a set of very noticeable stones were visible ...
Ardandragh castle was the most noted of all the O Farrell castles in County Longford in the 12th century. It ...
Ballindoon Priory (or Abbey)
Ballindoon Abbey or Priory rests on the quiet shores of Lough Arrow, a lake in South Sligo. This Dominican priory ...
Ballysheil, Dispensary Hill, Dr O'Sheil and his medicinal book
John Feehan talks about the famous book of the O'Sheils, held in the Royal Irish Academy.
Cruicetown Cemetery, Church and Motte
Cruicetown is a civil parish near the village of Nobber in the barony of Kells Lower, Co Meath comprising of ...
Drumlane Abbey Church and Round Tower
Drumlane is pleasantly situated near the quiet Co. Cavan village of Miltown,, a monastic site overlooking Lough Derrybrick often associated ...
Gallows Hill a Community Exploration
Gallows Hill is a large man made mound on the edge of Dungarvan town. The origins of the mound were ...
Hill of Faughart
The Hill of Faughart doesn’t look like much. This 113 meter-high hill appears as just another green lump in the ...
Image of the round tower at Kilmacduagh
Kilmolash Church, Co. Waterford
Kilmolash Church is located in West Waterford about 5 kilometres from the town of Cappoquin. Today, the church can be ...
Kilmore St. Feidhlimidh Cathedral Door
The cathedral church of St. Feidhlimidh (also known as Kilmore Cathedral) lies just 5km distance from Cavan town, set in ...
Mapping Cork Trade, Culture and Politics in Late Medieval and Early Modern Ireland - Online Exhibition 1/6: Introduction
Introduction Department of History, University College Cork
Maudlin Castle - Kilkenny's forgotten Leper Hospital
Today this lovely tower house (thought to date from c.1500) sits serenely among the terraced houses and bungalows of Maudlin ...
How lucky we are to have the impressive ruins of this once great castle sitting right in the heart of ...
Medieval Dunmore, Dunmore Augustinian Friary and Claddagh Castle
Introduction Dunmore is 15 kilometres north east of Tuam and it’s bounded on the north by County Roscommon, on the east by ...
Moated site in Cutbush, Co. Kildare
Ireland’s 2018 summer drought unearthed hundreds of previously unknown ancient monuments, including a partial cropmark of large moated site close ...
Naul Graveyard Ruins
Standing in the centre of Naul Graveyard are the ruins of an old church. The plaque over the doorway states ...
Oweynagat - Cave of the Cats
Oweynagat is a Souterrain attached to a natural fissure cave, located within the Rathcroghan archaeological complex in Co. Roscommon. The Cave ...
The medieval church of Portloman is located on the western banks of Lough Owel. The ruins that can still be ...
Roscommons Royal Castle
Images of Roscommon Castle
Saint Laurence's Gate, Drogheda
Saint Laurence’s Gate, part of the walled fortifications of the medieval town of Drogheda, Co. Louth.
Around the corner of my house is the 13th century Seatown Castle, which is actually the tower of a Franciscan ...
St. Catherine's Holy Well
St. Catherine’s Well is situated in St. Catherine’s Regional Park exactly on the county border of Kildare and Dublin. Folklore has ...