Tag Archives: Duchas

Grange Castle

Moving on to the last of my visits to the many De Bermingham strongholds which are scattered along the Kildare/Offaly border. There are a number of castles and a monastery still in existence in the Kildare and Offaly area, some … Continue reading

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The Piper Stones

Heading back from Baltinglass one evening I spotted the heritage signpost for this stone circle on the side of the road. Even though I was running late I had to turn around and have a look. Parking is dangerous here … Continue reading

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