This website features megalithic, Early Christian, medieval and fortified sites we have visited around Ireland. It is an ongoing project, and the past 4 years have seen an explosion of new sites added to bring our total to around 1200.  Last year we visited sites in Carlow, Cavan, Derry, Down, Dublin, Laois, Louth, Meath, Kerry, Kilkenny, Roscommon, Sligo, Tipperary, Wexford and Wicklow. Recently we have visited sites in Kildare, Clare, Cork, Offaly and Mayo. So please check back as we add pages for these locales.

There are two ways to navigate the site.  To the left is a list of counties in Ireland.  Each county name expands to a listing of (clickable) sites in that county. The links in the header (top of the page) lead to alphabetical lists sorted by type of monument, all of which can be clicked to take you right to the listed site. We have also added a map featuring Ireland's Round Towers to our Early Christian pages. This joins our list of Saints with links to the site they are associated with.  The ogham stone page is continually updated and the High Cross section of this site can be accessed separately.

We hope you enjoy your exploration of our site, and we welcome your comments!  Please respect that great effort is made to bring you high quality images to aid in locating the most important features of a site. These images are copyrighted and are not be used without the permission of the photographers.  Thank you!

Last updated 30th Oct 2014.

Latest updates: Mayo: Murrisk Demesne 2, Islandeady Church, and Meelick Round Tower Clare: Carrigaholt Castle, Clare Abbey and Knocknanangel Church, Laois: Sleaty Crosses and Leap Castle. Kildare: Maynooth Castle.

Pages to be added: Mayo: Murrisk Abbey, Turlough Round Tower and Aghagower Church. Clare: Dysert O'Dea Church and Tower House, Drumcliff Church, Killinaboy Church and Scattery Island Churches. Dublin: Monkstown Castle. Wexford: Sigginstown Castle.

One of latest updates

Some favourites

Prehistoric

4

Kilclooony More

14

Baltynamina

2

Drombeg

13

Gaulstown

1

Bohonagh

6

Ballybrack

11

Knowth

3

Reanascreena

10

Fourknocks

12

Scregg

7

Dun Eochla

5

Kilkeel

Medieval and Early Christian

St Manchan's Shrine

St Manchan's shrine, Boher, Offaly

15

St Saviour's Glendalough, Wicklow

8

Romanesque Arch, Castledermot, Kildare

9

Round Tower, Monasterboice, Louth

Important Copyright Notice! Sadly it has come to our attention that certain websites have been using our images without our permission. Any use or reproduction of our photos without permission of the photographers is strictly forbidden.

 

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