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Fionn MacCumhaill and the Fianna are historical figures whose heroic deeds and life stories have been embedded through time, in myth and legend. There are many tales concerning their acts of bravery and magic. The Fianna were the bravest, swiftest and strongest … Continue reading
Posted in Diary of a Ruinhunter, Photography Tagged Fianna, Fionn Mac Cumhaill, Historic, Ireland, Kildare, Mythology, Newbridge, Nikon, photographer, Photography, Sculpture, Travel 47 Comments
Another impressive ruin that my little Ruinhunters visited recently was the impressive Keep of Cullahill Castle in Co. Laois. Having never been here before I was not sure of its suitability for the little ones, and as luck would have … Continue reading
Posted in Diary of a Ruinhunter, Medieval, Photography Tagged Castle, Cromwell, Cullahill Castle, Historic, Ireland, Laois, Nikon, photographer, Photography, ruins, Travel 49 Comments
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
Posted in Diary of a Ruinhunter, Historical, Medieval, Photography, Places of Interest, Religious Sites, Ruins Tagged 4B.C., Ancient, Archives, Barbados, Bell Tower, Care taker, Castle, Castle View Farm, Church. Ruins, Crannog, Culture, Deportation, Ed Mooney Photography, Execution, Fitzgerald, Fluacht Fia, Grave Robbers, Graveyard, Historic, house, Kildare, Lackagh, Lackagh Exiles, Leachach, Library, Mansion, Monasterevin, Motte, Mound, Mountrice, national, Oliver Cromwell, Ringfort, Slaves, The Standing Stone, Tombs, Tumulus 50 Comments
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
Posted in Diary of a Ruinhunter, Historical, Landscape, Photography, Places of Interest, Ruins Tagged 18th Century, Bell Cote, Carbury, church, Colley family, Graveyard, Henry Conley, Historic, Kildare, Limestone, Mausoleum, Medieval, Monument, Obelisk, Ruin, Teampall Do-Ath, White MArble 42 Comments
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