Tag Archives: Chapel

Feighcullen Chapel

I stumbled upon this little chapel on my recent trip out to the hill of Allen. As I was driving up a small country road I managed to catch a glimpse of one of the steeples, and as is always … Continue reading

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Grange Abbey

I had almost forgotten all about this ruin, which I had previously shot about six months ago. It was only when I was updating my Diary of a Ruinhunter map that I noticed it was missing. It took some searching, … Continue reading

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Old St. Assam’s Church

On a recent excursion around north Dublin I stopped of in Raheny to check out the ruins of an old chapel known locally as St. Assam’s. Well wasn’t I surprised to find that some bloody genius had built two of … Continue reading

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Baltinglass Tower

A short walk from Baltinglass Abbey lies, an interesting tower, situated in the middle of St. Josephs cemetery on Chapel Hill. It is a very interesting Tower in that it was built independently from any other structure. It is believed … Continue reading

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Baltinglass Abbey

This Abbey is one of my personal favourite sites to visit. Last week I found myself urged to make the drive down the N81 through Blessington to the small town of Baltinglass in Wicklow to explore the Abbey. Baltinglass was … Continue reading

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All Along The Watchtower – Cruagh

Whilst out on one of my Ruinhunter expeditions I was nicely surprised when I came across this unique Tower. I was actually heading up towards Montpellier hill in search of something else when in the corner of my eye I … Continue reading

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Carbury Castle

As mentioned in a previous post, I finally got the chance to explore Carbury Castle. This has been on my bucket list for almost a year now. I had attempted to locate it unsuccessfully, so I with a little help … Continue reading

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Fontstown Church & Graveyard

Just 5 minutes up the road from the chapel ruins at Nurney, on the junction of the R415 & R418, I noticed this quite little graveyard with another ruin of an old church. Again very little records of this site … Continue reading

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Nurney Graveyard

Continuing on from the Tower remains in Nurney, just across the road lies the local parish church. With yet another example of on ivy covered medieval church in Ireland. Lying in the centre of the adjacent graveyard to the parish church lies to ruins … Continue reading

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White Abbey

Founded in 1292 by William De Vesci Lord of Kildare. The current church dates back to 1887 and became known as the White Abbey because of the color of the Carmelites habits. There are no remains of the earlier structures which … Continue reading

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