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Tag Archives: Oughterard
Uachtar Ard was well named as it translates from Gaelic to mean A high place, The Round Tower at Uachtar Ard rests beside the ruins of an old church ruin on a quite hill top in Kildare. It is associated … Continue reading
Posted in Diary of a Ruinhunter, Photography, Round Tower Tagged church, Ireland, Kildare, NAtional Monument, Nikon, Oughterard, photographer, Photography, round Tower, St. Brigid, Travel, Uachtar Ard 82 Comments
Capturing History Challenge Week 15
Welcome to Week 15 of the Capturing History Challenge, an boy have we got some treats in store for you this week. As always each image has a unique historical connection which I so look forward to reading about every … Continue reading
Moving on to the second site I recently visited with my newly recruited Ruinhunters, was the site of Oughaval church near Stradbally in Laois. It is a picturesque old ruin which can only be appreciated fully by exploring. From the … Continue reading
Posted in Diary of a Ruinhunter, Historical, Landscape, Medieval, Photography, Places of Interest, Religious Sites, Ruins Tagged Barrel vaulted Ceiling, Book of Leinster, Book of Oughaval, Castle, Chancel, church, Crennellations, Crosby, Dissolution of the monasteries, Ed Mooney Photography, Graveyard, Henry VIII, Iona, Ireland, Laois, Lebor Na Nuachongbala, monastery, Mortuary Chamber, Nave, Oughaval, Oughterard, photographer, Ruin, Ruinhunter, St. Colman Mac Ua Laoighse, St. Columba, St. Fintan Clonenagh, Stradbally, Vampires 43 Comments
Oughterard Round Tower & Church
After being told about the round tower here at Oughterard by a colleague whom lived in the area, I set of on the way home from work one evening to try and find the site. A couple of wrong turns … Continue reading
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