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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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Monasteroris Medieval Church & Graveyard

The Medieval church and graveyard  of Monasteroris can be found just outside Edenderry in County Offally.  This area was under the control of John De Bermingham, the Earl of Louth whom had a fortification just behind the walls of the … Continue reading

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Mac Feorais Castle

Right beside the old church and graveyard of the De Bermingham family in Carrick lay the ruins of Mac Feorais Castle, also known as Carrick or Carrick-Oris Castle. The present ruins which are said to date from the 16th century … Continue reading

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