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Aghaboe Motte and Bailey

The last of the sites on our recent visit to Aghaboe was the Motte and Bailey Situated in between the Standing Stone and Abbey. Aghaboe or  Achadh Bhó to give it its proper Gaelic name,  means Ox’s Field and derived … Continue reading

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Ballymount Castle

This visit really brought back memories, I had not been here in probably 15 years. Having spent many a summer’s day roaming and exploring the ruins which looked a lot different from how they appear today. The area was excavated … Continue reading

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