Tag Archives: Graveyard

Lackagh Church

This post has been almost a year in the making. I first went looking for the church after I received a mail from Tom who runs the fantastic site The Standing Stone. It has been an inspiration to me over … Continue reading

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CillBharrog Church & Cemetery

I came across this little ruined church on the way out to Howth recently. It is situated on a raised piece of land right on the coast road with some great views of the surrounding area. In early Christian times … 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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Teach Mealóg

Located on the junction of Tempelogue & Wellington Lane, adjacent the Spawell complex there lies the ruins of a medieval church and burial ground known asTeach Mealóg.The old church grounds are beside a modern cemetery. I had only recently noticed … Continue reading

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St. Maelruains

On the Edge of Tallaght village lies Saint Maelruain’s Church, and whilst not a ruin it is a stunning church and there are some very interesting items within its grounds. There is no definite date available as to when Tallaght … 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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St. Cuthbert’s Church, Kilmahuddrick

On a recent expedition I by chance found another of these ruined medieval churches near Bawnogue in Clondalkin. Known locally,  as Kilmahuddrick or St. Cuthbert’s. These ruins seem to be a dime a dozen lately as im finding them nearly … Continue reading

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Teampall Do-Ath

Back down Carbury Hill lies a wonderful walled graveyard surrounded by pasturelands. Within the confines of these walls lie the ruins of a church known as Teampall Do-Ath. I cannot find a date for this but it would appear to … 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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Carrick Church Ruins

Located near the Kildare/Offaly border lies the ruins of of a 13th century De Bermingham Church know as Carrick (or Carrick-Oris). The church is well preserved but is missing the E gable end. The grounds can be accessed via the … Continue reading

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