Historic Sites

5th March 2012
Clonmore Triple Bullaun Stone

Clonmore Triple Bullaun Stone

Clonmore Triple Bullaun Stone, Clonmore, Co. Carlow Situated on the approach to Clonmore village in the northeastern corner of Co. Carlow, is the triple bullaun stone, […]
4th March 2012

Duckett’s Grove

Duckett’s Grove, the 18th, 19th and early 20th century home of the Duckett family, was formerly at the centre of a 12,000 acre (4,856 hectares) estate […]
3rd March 2012
Haroldstown Dolmen

Haroldstown Dolmen

Haroldstown Dolmen, Tullow, Co. Carlow. Haroldstown Dolmen is a well preserved example of a portal dolmen consisting of two slightly tilted capstones supported by ten vertical […]
2nd March 2012
Huntington Castle

Huntington Castle

Huntington Castle is formerly an O’Kavanagh stronghold the castle was destroyed in the early 17th century and rebuilt in 1625 by the Esmondes with further additions […]
1st March 2012
Rathgall

Rathgall

Rathgall, Shillelagh Road, Tullow, Co. Carlow. An extensive hillside fortification with 8th century outer walls and later medieval inner walls. Evidence from excavations carried out at […]
28th February 2012

St. Laserian’s Cathedral

A 13th century gem which nestles in the village of Old Leighlin (Leath gleann – half-glen). The original monastic settlement dates from the 7th century and its […]