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Tag Archives: Kinnefad 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
Posted in Castles, Diary of a Ruinhunter, Historical, Medieval, Places of Interest, Ruins Tagged 1460AD, 17th Century, Battlements, Blundell Castle, Bobby Tyrrell, Carbury Castle, Carrick Church, Castle, De Bermingham, Duchas, Ed Mooney Photography, estate, Fallon Hall, Google Street View, Grange castle, Hugh Tyrrell, Interactive Ruin Map, Ireland, Jacobean Chimney, Kildare, Kinnefad Castle, MacFeorais Castle, Machicolation, Mill Wheel, Monasteroris, Offaly, photographer, Photography, Priory of De Laude Dei, Stronghold, Teampall Do-Ath, Thomas Tyrrell, Towerhouse, Tyrrell Trust, Walled Garden, Walter Bermingham 35 Comments
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
Posted in Diary of a Ruinhunter, Historical, Medieval, Photography, Places of Interest, Religious Sites, Ruins Tagged 1335AD, 1798AD, Blundell Castle, Carbury Castle, Carrick Church, Castro Petre, church, Crypts, De Bermingham, Diary of a Ruin Hunter, Earl of Louth, Ed Mooney Photography, Font, Franciscan Friary, Franciscans, Gable, George BLundell, Grange castle, Gravestones, Graveyard, Ireland, John De Bermingham, Kinnefad Castle, Lady Sarah Blundell, Mac Fe, Mac Feorais Castle, Medieval, Monasteroris, Offaly, photographer, Photography, Rebellion, Ruin, Tempall Do-Ath, Winwood Blundell 10 Comments
Yet another stronghold built by the De Bermingham’s can be found in the area of Kinnefad or in Gaelic as Ceann – Átha Fada which translates to ‘head of the ford’. There were many De Bermingham castles and a couple … Continue reading
Posted in Castles, Diary of a Ruinhunter, Historical, Medieval, Photography, Places of Interest, Ruins Tagged 14th century, 15538AD, Atrefacts, battle, Carbury Castle, Carrick Church, Castle, Castle Blundell Castle, Ceann Átha Fada, Corridor, County Council, De Bermingham, Defense Church, Ed Mooney Photography, Edenderry, Fortification, Gaelic, Garderobe., Head of the Ford, Henry VIII, Ireland, Kildare, Kinnefad Castle, Lord Downshire, Mac Feorais, Offaly, photographer, Photography, Priory of De Laude Dei, River Boyne, Ruin, Spear heads, Spiral staircase, Stone, Stronghold, Suppression of the Abbeys, Sword blades, Tempall Do-Ath, Tower, University of Cambridge, Vaulted Ceiling 29 Comments
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
Posted in Castles, Diary of a Ruinhunter, Historical, People, Photography, Places of Interest, Ruins Tagged 1305AD, 13th century, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, Carraig, Carrick-Oris, Castle, Clan, De Bermingham, Diarmuid MacMurrough, Fortificarion, Grange castle, Jordan Cumin, Kildare, Kinnefad Castle, latrine, Mac Feorais, Machicolation, Muirchertach O Conor, Normans, O'Conor, Ogee, Piers De Bermingham, Richard de Clare, Robert de Bermingham, Ruin, Sir Pierce Mc Feorais, Strongbow, Treacherous baron, Uí Failge 34 Comments
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