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Dunamase Part 2: Return to the Rock

Yesterday I posted some shots of my kids on there first Castle exploration. Today here are my shots from the Rock of Dunamase. The Rock was the first ruin I had shot back in May 2011, and I remember how … Continue reading

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Timahoe Round Tower

A couple of weeks ago I was training in some young Ruin Hunters, if you missed this post you can read more about this HERE. Out first port of call was the Round Tower in Timahoe, Co. Laois. It is … Continue reading

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Old Kilcullen High Cross & Round Tower

After getting side tracked en route I finally arriving at my original destination, the site of the old monastery at old situated just off the N78 at old Kilcullen.Old Kilcullen, formerly Kilcullen (Cill Chuilinn, “the Church of the Holly” in … Continue reading

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The Rock of Dunamase

  The Rock of Dunamase (Dún Masc, “the fort of Masc” in Irish Gaelic) is one of the most historic sites in Ireland. Located in County Laois, this scenic site is a short distance from the N80 road and lies between the towns … Continue reading

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