Tag Archives: Laois

The Money Tree

After our recent visit to Cloneagh Church in Co. Laois, I drove back up the road to a cemetery I had spotted in search of some cross slabs which were said to be nearby. When I pulled up I noticed … Continue reading

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A Big Thank You

So last week I was in a bit of a pickle regarding choosing images for a certain charity calender competition. All I can saw is WOW and thank you so much to everyone who voted and left comments and suggestions. … Continue reading

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Aghaboe Standing Stone

On our recent trip with two of my junior Ruinhunters, we were driving up towards Aghaboe Abbey. just before we arrived I noticed a stone in a field to the left hand side which I had not noticed on my … Continue reading

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Cullahill Castle

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

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Clonenagh Medieval Church

A recent excursion out around Laois saw the return of my two eldest Ruinhunters Ryan & Ava. The first port of call was to the early Christian Monastery at Clonenagh. It’s been about three years since I first explored these … Continue reading

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Re-work Wednesday 27

  Any one remember this? Yes its the sad old ruins of Ballyadams Castle in County Laois, which I was lucky enough to explore with the land owners permission earlier this year. Dating back to the 15th century, much of … Continue reading

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Re-work Wednesday 25 (ish)

Yes I am a day late with this one. Unfortunately there was a problem with our broadband yesterday when I got home, so I never got the chance to post this. Oh well better late than never I guess. Many … Continue reading

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Holy Trinity Church at Dunamase

I have visited the Rock of Dunamase on a number of occasions over the last few years, each time has always been a pleasure. So on my recent trip around County Laois, I decided to have a look around its … Continue reading

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Return to Oughavel

  I first visited the ruins of Oughavel last year in September with my junior Ruin-hunters. It is simply a stunning place to visit and explore. So when I was passing by on my recent trip around county Laois, I … Continue reading

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Sleaty, Another Medieval Church…..

I came across this old church ruin by sheer accident whilst on my recent trip around County Laois. Like so many other church ruins that I have visited over the last few years it appears to be nothing special, ruined … Continue reading

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