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By William Fischer, Jr., May 16, 2019
Arrival of the Carmelite Order Marker
Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Arrival of the Carmelite Order

To commemorate the arrival of the Carmelite Order in Ireland Leighlinbridge 1271

Jubilee 2000 ———————— Comoradh ar theacht na Mbrathar mban go Heirinn . . . — Map (db m136334) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Birthplace of John Tyndall FRS1820-1893

Experimenter & Educationalist

Light Pipe : IR Analysis : Respiration Analyser — Map (db m136205) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Brian Mulroney Ancestral Home Visit

Planted 12 July 1991 by the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney Prime Minister of Canada to mark the occasion of his visit to his ancestral home. . . . — Map (db m136332) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Cardinal Patrick Francis Joseph Moran(1830-1911)
. . . — Map (db m136351) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Culm Crusher

Now part of our industrial heritage, culm crushers are remnants of the coal mining industry in the Coal Measures Hills of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Concentrated mostly in the areas around Old Leighlin and Castlecomer, they were a . . . — Map (db m136345) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — 5 — Gairdín cuimhneachain / Garden of Remembrance

Déantar cuimhneachán ar go leor daoine áitiúla móra le rá anseo. Ach bealach ar leith atá sa Mheilteoir Colmais chun comóradh a dhéanamh ar shaol laethúil mhuintir eile an tsráidbhaile.

D'úsáid siad an chloch ollmhór ar chúis . . . — Map (db m136446) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — 6 — Gairdín na nDealbh / Sculpture Garden

Déantar cuimhneamh i nGairdín na nDealbh ar thriúr de na mic ba mhó le rá i Leithghlinn an Droichid: John Tyndall, Comhalta den Chumann Ríoga, arbh é an chéad duine a chruthaigh gurb ann don larmhairt Cheaptha Teasa, an Cairdinéal . . . — Map (db m136426) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Ireland's First Toll Bridge1335

The Kavanaghs dominated this area. To use the bridge The Crown paid Black Rent

Safe shall sail Through life's gale, From the Quay of Leighlin, O. Rowan McCombe. — Map (db m136199) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — John Tyndall(1820-1893) — Man of Science —

The story of John Tyndall is one of courage, passion and idealism. A story of the highest personal success achievable by any person of humble beginnings in his time. — Map (db m136381) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Leighlinbridge Malt Houses

Supplied malt to breweries & distilleries of Ireland via the navigable River Barrow

As we're tied, Side by side, At the Quay of Leighlin, O. — Map (db m136201) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Myles Walter Keogh(1840-1876)

The Colonel from Leighlin who died in one of the greatest battles to grip the public imagination, The Battle of the Little Big Horn or what became known as Custer's Last Stand. — Map (db m136355) WM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Nicholas Aylward Vigors FRS1785-1840

Zoologist & Scientific Reformer

founder of Zoological Society & First Secretary 1826

Ornithological Researches — Map (db m136206) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Nurse Margaret Kehoe

In Memory Of Nurse Margaret Kehoe Orchard, Leighlinbridge. Born on 17th March 1867 who was shot dead while carrying out her duties at The South Dublin Union (St James Hospital) on Easter Monday April 24th . . . — Map (db m136335) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — River Barrow / An Bhearú

Second longest river in Ireland, 192 km, one of the Three Sisters

Whilst we lie Snug and dry, At the Quay of Leighlin, O. — Map (db m136200) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Sisters of Mercy1910 - 2010

A Tribute to the Sisters of Mercy in Leighlin in Appreciation of their service to the community since 1910 — Map (db m136331) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — The Tyndall WayAn Sli Tyndall

From 1837-39 John Tyndall and his sister, Emma travelled the River Barrow towpath to Ballinabranna school, 4 miles distant. On the way they would occasionally join with their teacher, John Conwill who lived near the towpath at Rathornan and . . . — Map (db m136347) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — welcome to leighlinbridge - the garden village

Leighlinbridge enjoys a range of gardens, built and designed by the local community to commemorate various aspects of village life over the years.

The Millenium Garden, located on Ballyknockan Hill, was built to celebrate the New . . . — Map (db m136384) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — World War I Memorial1914 - 1918

[County Carlow Roll of Honored Dead] — Map (db m136343) WM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Rathvilly — Doyle Family Shoeing Stone

This shoeing stone has been in the Doyle Family of the Moate for five generations and has been donated by them to the people of Rathvilly ———————— The shoeing stone was . . . — Map (db m136195) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Rathvilly — Kevin Gerard Barry

H. Company 1st. Batt. Dublin Brigade I.R.A. of Tombeach in the Parish of Rathvilly Born in Dublin 20th. January 1902 Taken in Action against British troops 20th September 1920 Hanged in Mountjoy Jail 1st. November 1920 . . . — Map (db m136190) HM WM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Rathvilly — RathvillyCarlow Towns and Villages — Ireland's Ancient East —

Rathvilly nestles at the foothills of the Wicklow Mountains on the River Staney in the lush, green landscape of Ireland's Ancient East. The name Rathvilly derives from the Irish for 'Ring Fort of the Trees'. The village and its surrounds has a . . . — Map (db m136197) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Rathvilly — The Rathvilly Rose

To Mark The 50th Anniversary Of Rathvilly All Ireland Tidy Town Win In 1961 This Plaque Was Unveiled On The 18th June 2011 By The Minister For The Environment Mr Phil Hogan TD . . . — Map (db m136193) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Castle HallHalla an Chaisleáin
Castle Hall The causeway entrance to the 13th century Dublin Castle lies under this building on the North/South axis. The Bedford Tower was built on the medieval entrance towers. This building, comprising of the former Genealogical Office and . . . — Map (db m22435) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Chris Reid Oral History Artwork Project
Chris Reid completed a public artwork consisting of 20 bronze plaques and a printed book. The texts are based on recordings the artist made from 2004 to 2008 with residents and people associated with Nicholas Street, Ross Road, Bride Street and . . . — Map (db m22480) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Countess Constance Markievicz1869 - 1927 — Major, Irish Citizen Army, 1916 —
A valiant woman who fought for Ireland in 1916 _________________________ In the 1916 Rising she was Second-in-Command to Michael Mallin in the College of Surgeons. She was sentenced to death for her activities but was released from prison in . . . — Map (db m22504) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Dublin Millenium Literary Parade988 - 1988 — Dublin Corporate Parks Dept. —
One of Dublin's major contributions to European civilisation has been in the area of literature. It is remarkable that so many writers of world renown were born here including three winners of the Nobel Prize for Literature. This Literary Parade . . . — Map (db m22472) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — First Performance of Handel's Messiah
This bronze commemorates the first performance of George Frideric Handel's Oratorio Messiah, given in the Old Musick Hall in Fishamble Street at noon on Tuesday April 13th 1742 — Map (db m22450) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Fusiliers’ Arch
In memory of the officers, non-commissioned officers and men of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers who fell in the South African War A.D.1899·1900 Fortissimis suis militibus hoc monumentum eblana dedicavit MCMVII Hartshill•Ladysmith•Talana•Colenso• . . . — Map (db m22470) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Haslam Memorial Seat
In 1925 a finely sculptured garden seat of Kilkenny limestone was placed in the park and inscribed on the back - “Anna Marie, 1829 - 1922 and Thomas Haslam, 1825 - 1917. This seat is erected in commemoration [sic - ‘honour’] of their long . . . — Map (db m22485) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — James Clarence Mangan(1803 - 1849)
He has been described as the greatest poet of the nineteenth century. He died of cholera in 1849. The bronze bust by Oliver Sheppard was unveiled in 1909 on behalf of the National Literary Society. In a niche in the pedestal is a marble head . . . — Map (db m22488) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — James Joyce(1882 - 1941)
Acknowledged as a world figure in literature. He dismantled the English language and put it together again so that it became music. The sculpture in bronze was unveiled on June 16, (Bloomsday) 1982. — Map (db m27047) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa / Ó Donnabháin Rosa(1831 - 1915)
Ni dhéanfaidh gáeil bhearmao orc go brách [Gaelic transcription is best effort] ——— Erected in 1954. An uncut rock of Wicklow granite symbolises the patriot's unbreakable spirit. Into the rock is set a plaque bearing an . . . — Map (db m25316) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Leinster HouseMalton Trail
Since 1924, Leinster House has been the seat of the two houses of the Oireachtas, Dail and Seanad (Irish Parliament and Senate), who meet here a total of 90 days a year. Designed in 1745 by the architect Richard Cassels, who also designed the . . . — Map (db m22459) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Lord Ardilaun
Prior to 1877 St. Stephen's Green was a private square for the use of the residents of the Green. In that year, through the generosity of Sir Arthur Edward Guinness (Lord Ardilaun) negotiations were concluded for converting it into a public park. . . . — Map (db m25311) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Margaret Anna Cusack1829 - 1899
Margaret Anna Cusack was born on this site on May 6th 1829. At the time York Street was a centre of medicine. She was the daughter of Sara and Dr. Samuel Cusack. Her uncle was the interationally renowned surgeon James William Cusack, 3-times . . . — Map (db m22454) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — National Memorial to members of the Defence Forceswho died in the service of the State — "An Dún Cuimhneacháin" —
The National Memorial to members of the Defence Forces is a place of contemplation and remembrance, providing a focal point where families, relatives and members of the public can reflect on the contribution and sacrifice made by members of the . . . — Map (db m26868) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Oscar Wilde House
Oscar Wilde 1854 - 1900 Poet, Dramatist, Wit Lived Here 1855 to 1878 — Map (db m24754) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Robert Emmet(1778 - 1803)
Presented to the People of Ireland by The Robert Emmet Statue Committee of the United States of America April 13, 1966 Francis J. Kane, Chairman Ambassador Scott McLeod Devlin W. Dormer, Esq. Hon. Michael J. Kirwan, M.C. . . . — Map (db m25304) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Saint Patrick’s ParkPáirc Naomh Pádraig
Tradition has it that Saint Patrick baptised the first Irish Christians in a well, situated here in St. Patrick's Park, with water from the River Poddle, which still flows underground. A small wooden church was erected here to commemorate the . . . — Map (db m22468) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Sir William Robert Wills Wilde1815 - 1876
aural and ophthalmic surgeon, archaeologist, ethnologist, antiquarian, biographer, statistician, naturalist, topographer, historian, folklorist, lived in this house from 1855 to 1876 — Map (db m24755) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — St. Patrick's CathedralMalton Trail
This majestic view of St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin is a colour reproduction from a series of original aquatints etched by James Malton, whose work, A Picturesque and Descriptive View of the City of Dublin, gives us a glimpse of Dublin at the . . . — Map (db m22465) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — St. Stephen's Green Bandstand
Erected in 1887 from funds subscribed by the Dublin Metropolitan Police to commemorate Queen Victoria's Jubilee. [From the Monuments of St. Stephen's Green marker found in the park.] — Map (db m22483) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — The "Three Fates"

This fountain, erected in 1956, is situated near the Leeson Street entrance to the park. It consists of a group of three bronze figures – Nornenbrunnen, representing the Three Fates, who weave and measure the thread of man's destiny. The . . . — Map (db m25306) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Theobald Wolfe Tone(1763-98)
An Irish patriot convicted of treason. He died mysteriously in prison in November 1798. The memorial consists of a ten-foot figure of Wolfe Tone backed by a wall of rough granite columns of varying width and rising to 16 feet in height. . . . — Map (db m25303) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Thomas M. Kettle1880 - 1916
Born in County Dublin 9th February 1880 Killed at Guinchy 9th September 1916 Poet•Essayist•Patriot ____________________ Killed at Guinchy during the Great War, September 1916. “Died not for Flag nor King nor Emperor But for a . . . — Map (db m22489) WM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Veronica Guerin1959 - 1996
Sunday Independent journalist, was murdered on 26th June 1996. Be Not Afraid Greater justice was her ideal and it was her ultimate achievement Her courage and sacrifice saved many from the scourge of drugs and other crime. Her . . . — Map (db m24078) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — William Butler Yeats(1865 - 1939)
“He may be regarded as the pivot around which Irish literature turned from instinctive to conscious art.” (George W. Russell). The memorial, erected in [October] 1967, is a tribute in bronze by Henry Moore, the sculptor. — Map (db m27039) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Fingal), Howth — Balscadden House
W. B. Yeats Poet Lived Here • 1880-1883 “I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams” — Map (db m24771) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Fingal), Howth — Howth Abbey, St. Marys / "Mainistir" Bhinn Éadair
Howth Abbey, St. Marys Sigtrygg, King of Dublin, founded the first church here in 1042. When this church was amalgamated with another on Ireland's Eye in 1235, it was re-founded by Luke, Archbishop of Dublin. Much of the present church dates . . . — Map (db m27205) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Fingal), Howth — Howth The Village / Binn Éadair ______The Fingal Way / Sli Fhine Gall
A Fishing Village References to the fishing industry in Howth can be found from the twelfth century, although in the seventeenth century the port was also known in the area as a base for pirates roaming Dublin Bay. In Elizabethan times a . . . — Map (db m27057) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Fingal), Howth — Lost At Sea
The monument was erected by The Howth Fishermens Association and commemorated the lives of all persons lost at sea, no matter where or no matter how. [Representative memorial plaques follow] Fishermen Brian Faherty and . . . — Map (db m26806) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Fingal), Howth — St Mary's Church / Eaglais Mhuire
Howth from Old Norse Hofuth (a promontory); Binn Éadair (the hill of Éadar) is the Irish name. This church, dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary, was collegiate; that is, it was served by a college or community of . . . — Map (db m27183) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Fingal), Howth — The Lord Killanin
Sixth President of the International Olympic Committee 1972 - 1980 President of the Olympic Council of Ireland 1950 - 1973 This commemorative bronze bust was unveiled by Dr. Jacques Rogge Eight[h] President of the . . . — Map (db m27050) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Fingal), Howth — The Ready Boat PillarSculpted by Seán O'Dwyer
Seeing the meaning When viewing a piece of sculpture one can see many different layers of meaning. The clues given here are only the first layer of meaning and are meant only as a gateway through which you can go on your way to see meanings . . . — Map (db m25301) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Fingal), Malahide — Malahide / Mullach Íde
[Excerpt from marker] History There has been a settlement at Malahide (Mullach Íde in Gaelige meaning the Hill of the Hydes) since ancient times. The Vikings landed in 795 AD and the Danes were settled here from 897 AD. In 1185 the . . . — Map (db m72714) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Fingal), Portmarnock — The Southern Cross MonumentBy Rachel Joynt & Remco DeFouw
This sculpture celebrates Portmarnock's unique role in world aviation history. This beach, known as the Velvet Strand, was used as a runway for the first successful East-West Transatlantic flight, on 24th June 1930. After a gruelling 33 hours . . . — Map (db m25788) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Fingal), Portmarnock — The Velvet Strand / An Trá ChaoinPortmarnock / Port Mearnóg
What's in a name? Portmarnock is names after St Marnock, a prominent missionary who founded a church in the area. The Velvet Strand and Aviation History It was from the Velvet Strand, on 24th of June 1930, that the famous Australian . . . — Map (db m83440) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Kildare), Celbridge — St Patrick's Church, Celbridge

By 1855 the Mass House which had served the people of Celbridge for over one hundred years was in a poor state of repair. It was situated in front of the present church. It was known as a Mass House as Mass was the only service allowed in it. . . . — Map (db m143176) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kildare), Celbridge — A Brief History of Celbridge Poor Law UnionCelbridge Poor Law Union Burial Ground

The Irish Poor Law System

The origins of the Irish Workhouse system lie in the Irish Poor Law Act passed by the parliament of the United Kingdom in 1838. The Act, entitled an Act for the More Effectual Relief of the Poor in Ireland . . . — Map (db m143231) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kildare), Celbridge — Arthur's Way / Cosán ArthurIn the footsteps of Arthur Guinness — Celbridge to Hazelhatch —

"Along the banks of that river, amid the groves and bowers of Swift and Vanessa, I grow convinced that I was right." Henry Grattan

INTRODUCTION Celbridge (Cill Droichid: 'Church by the Bridge' originally angicised to . . . — Map (db m143210) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kildare), Celbridge — Castletown

Tá Eastát Castletown, Cill Droichid i mbaile clúiteach Arthur Guinness agus tailte cúirtéireachta Jonathan Swift, údar Gulliver's Travels.

Lonnaithe sa stair chlúiteach seo, is é Castletown an teach mór ar stíl Phallaidiach is mó . . . — Map (db m143409) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kildare), Celbridge — Celbridge AbbeyHistoric Buildings of Celbridge

• The original Celbridge Manor was built at the beginning of the 18th century by Bartholemew Van Homrigh, a wealthy Dutch merchant, who was Purchaser of Provisions and Commissioner of Ordnance for the victorious forces of King William . . . — Map (db m143209) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kildare), Celbridge — Celbridge Union Workhouse CemeteryIs talamh naofa i seo — [This Is Sacred Ground] —

Pray for the souls of all poor and afflicted whose bodies have been laid in this cemetery since 1841 R.I.P. ————————————— This Holy Ground is . . . — Map (db m143226) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kildare), Celbridge — Celbridge Union Workhouse Cemetery GateGeata na marbh — [The Gate of the Dead] —

Through this gate from 1841 onwards passed the bodies of deceased inmates of the Celbridge Union Workhouse on their way to burial in these grounds. The Workhouse System conducted its burials in a characteristically efficient manner . . . — Map (db m143227) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kildare), Celbridge — Edward Bridgeman

C Company, 1st Battalion, Dublin Brigade, I.V.

Four Courts & Interned in Stafford & Frongoch 1916

Unveiled by Cllr. Frank O'Rourke 21st February 2016 — Map (db m143171) WM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kildare), Celbridge — Kildrought House1719

An Early Georgian Merchant's House — Map (db m143168) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kildare), Celbridge — Sir Gerald Dease, K.C.V.O.

Erected by his numerous friends of all classes and of all creeds in memory of Sir Gerald Dease, K.C.V.O. Born 17th July 1831, died 18th October 1903. A man of stainless honour, who used his high position and great . . . — Map (db m143180) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kildare), Celbridge — Welcome to CelbridgeOur Story

The origins of our town In ancient times there were five principal roads in Ireland. One of these roads was known as the "Slí Mhór". It extended from Dublin Bay to Galway Bay and forded the river Liffey in Celbridge just below where the . . . — Map (db m143545) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kildare), Leixlip — The Wonderful Barn

In 1740-41, famine spread across Europe, following a great frost[,] the so-called 'Black Spring'. Rivers froze, and water-powered mills that ground grain into flour stopped working. This led to a flour scarcity, hoarding by wholesalers, . . . — Map (db m143165) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kildare), Maynooth — Caisleán mhagh nuadhad / Geraldine Castle

Muiris Mac Gearailt a thóg 1176 : rinneadh méadh air ó am go ham ina dhiaidh sin. [?] dtús na 14ú aoise ba é príomháit chónaithe ghearaltach chill dara é, chuir "Tomás an Tsíoda" i dtreo cosanta in aghaidh na sasanach é i . . . — Map (db m143158) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kildare), Maynooth — James, Duke of Leinster
. . . — Map (db m143143) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Kildare), Maynooth — St. Mary's Church (Anglican)

The Church of St. Mary's - a living centre of worship today - is also a monument to the Fitzgerald family whose history is permanently linked with the nearby Geraldine Castle. Originally built as a private chapel for the castle, in 1248 St. . . . — Map (db m143157) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kildare), Maynooth — St. Mary's Church of Ireland East Window

This Large East Window is unusual because it is made of wood and set in stone. During the restoration of 1770 this window was taken from the church of Laraghbryan, which had fallen into ruins[.] Note how the stonemason corrected the misspelling . . . — Map (db m143155) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Collegepark — Kilkenny Historic Sites

Eaglais Mhuire Tráth dá raibh, gnáth-eaglais ab ea Eaglais Mhuire, ceann de na heaglaisí is sine in Éirinn. Tar éis an iliomad blianta d'athchóiriú agus den fhorbairt chúramach a bheith críochnaithe, sa lá atá inniu ann tá Músaem . . . — Map (db m136916) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Freshford — St. Lachtain's Old Graveyard

This graveyard is believed to have been in use from the 7th century. The earliest surviving memorials date from the 1630s. The graveyard contains 281 memorials but many more people are known to have been buried here. A map of all memorials is . . . — Map (db m136967) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — Halla an Bhaile / The Tholsel

Halla an Bhaile Ó dá fhocal sa sean-Bhéarla, "tol" agus "sael", a chiallaíonn 'halla cánach', a thagann ainm an fhoirgnimh is suntasaí ar an tSráid Ard.

Tógadh Halla an Bhaile thart ar 1578 agus atógadh i 1761 é. D'fhreastail . . . — Map (db m136706) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — Ireland's Medieval Mile

Tholsel High Street's most significant building, gets its name from the old English words "tol' and "sael" meaning the hall of taxes. The Tholsel was erected circa 1578 and re-built in 1761. It has served Kilkenny as a meeting place, a . . . — Map (db m136798) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — Kilkenny Historic Sites

Ceantar an Bhaile Aird Bhí tógáil ballaí baile ina-gné lárnach ag luathfhorbairt Chill Chainnigh, a bhí faoi thionchar na Normannach agus cuireadh tús leis thart ar an mbliain 1240. Tá ag Cill Chainnigh trí limistéar mhúrtha: . . . — Map (db m136518) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — Smithwick's300 Years — 1710 - 2010 —

First brewed in Kilkenny in 1710. Still enjoyed at Tynan's Bridge House in 2010. — Map (db m136914) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — STATHAM-FORD Special

On this site the famous STATHAM-FORD Special racing car was designed and constructed in 1929 — Map (db m136789) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — STATHAM'S By Pembroke Kilkenny

OUR HERITAGE

The three highly successful Irish International Grand Prix held in Dublin's Phoenix Park between 1929 and 1931 led to races being held on street and road circuits throughout Ireland.

For those that could not afford a . . . — Map (db m136790) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — Teach Archer / Archer House

Teach Martin Archer, a bhfuil a arnas le [illegible words] scríbhinne

Insignia Martin Archer...Kilkenniensis ————————————— The house of . . . — Map (db m136515) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — Teach Déirce Shee / Shee Almshouse

Sir Richard Shee a thóg an teach déirce do bhoicht Chill Choinnigh 1581 agus d'fhág sé maoin le huacht aige 1603. Tugtaí iostas do dhaoine bochta ann go dtí an 19ú aois nuair a bhí droch - bhail air.

This almshouse was . . . — Map (db m136908) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — The Colles Horse Trough

Trach Capall Colles Ba é Cumann Chill Chainnigh um Fhóirithint ar Ainmhithe a choimisiúnaigh an trach ólacháin aolchloiche seo in 1902, ar chostas caoga ocht punt agus cúig scilling. Ba é an tUasal Colles ó na hOibreacha . . . — Map (db m136903) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — The Tholsel Renovation

Following the fire of 20th September 1985 this building was renovated under the guidance of Cllr. Michael I. McGuinness Mayor 1985-86 and Cllr. Margaret Tynan Mayor 1986-87 and re-opened 19th Feb. 1987 — Map (db m136787) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — Thomas Moore

Kilkenny Theatre founded by Richard Power

Thomas Moore 1779 - 1852 The Bard of Erin performed here 1802 - 1819 — Map (db m136737) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — War and Peacekeeping Memorial

In Honour Of all those Kilkenny Citizens who died In Past Wars or on service with The United Nations ——————————— In Ómós Shaoránaigh uile . . . — Map (db m136911) WM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — William F. Roe1904-1982

Electrical Engineer

born Kilkenny

Rural Electrification in Ireland — Map (db m136795) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Laois), Borris In Ossory — Millenium Fountain
The threshold and other rough stone was salvaged from one of the last thatched houses in the village. It was demolished in the year 2000. — Map (db m24721) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Longford), Kenagh — fáilte go Kenagh
Brief History of Longford Longford is a focal point of the northern midlands where the provinces of Leinster, Ulster and Connaught all converge. Longford, where history and literature, tradegy and triumph are all woven together, takes its . . . — Map (db m27946) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Longford), Lanesborough — fáilte go Lanesborough
Brief History of Longford Longford is a focal point of the northern midlands where the provinces of Leinster, Ulster and Connaught all converge. Longford, where history and literature, tradegy and triumph are all woven together, takes its . . . — Map (db m27498) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Longford), Lanesborough — Lanesborough / Béal Átha Liag History 500 - 1900 AD
The Mouth of the Ford of Stones The ancient name of Lanesborough is Béal Átha Liag which means “Mouth of the Ford of Stones”. Situated at the northern tip of Lough Ree, or Loch Rí - meaning the “Lake of . . . — Map (db m27424) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Longford), Longford — County Longford Great War Memorial1914 - 1918
[Northeast Face] To Perpetuate the Memory of the 284 Gallant Soldiers of the County Longford who fell in the Great World War. This Cross was erected by the generous subscriptions of their sorrowing relatives, comrades and . . . — Map (db m27355) WM
Ireland, Leinster (County Louth), Monasterboice — Monasterboice / Mainistir Bhuithe
Monasterboice — from Mainistir Bhuithe (the Monastery of Buithe) This is the only early Irish monastery whose name incorporates the Irish word mainistir. Monasterboice was founded by St Buite, who died around 520. The . . . — Map (db m24628) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Louth), Monasterboice — 98 — Round Tower / An Cloigtheach
Round Tower The round tower was the Irish reaction to the Norse raids on monasteries in the 10th/11th century A.D. These tapering buildings, over 100 feet high, served as watch-towers, belfries, repositories for church valuables and as . . . — Map (db m24693) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Louth), Monasterboice — 98 — The North Church / An Teampall Thuaidh
A 13th century reconstruction on the foundations of an earlier monastic building, used as a small parochial church after the monastery at Monasterboice had come to an end. It remains little of architectural interest. The east windows and most of . . . — Map (db m24694) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Louth), Monasterboice — 98 — The South Church / An Teampall Theas
At one time a church consisting of nave and chancel stood on this site. In the 13th century re-edification the west gable was moved back to add over two feet to the nave. The chancel having by this time disappeared, the plain round arch in the east . . . — Map (db m24717) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Bective — Bective Abbey / Mainistir Bheigtí
Bective Abbey — from Mainistir Bheigthí (Abbey of Beigtheach) This Cistercian abbey was founded in 1147 as a “daughter house” of Mellifont Abbey. The community here was Anglo-Norman. In 1386 men of Irish birth . . . — Map (db m24752) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Crossakiel — Jim Connell
Author of “The Red Flag” which became the anthem of the International Labour Movement Born Rathniska, Kilskyre 1852 Died Lewisham, London 1929 Oh, grant me an ownerless corner of earth, Or pick me a hillock of stones, . . . — Map (db m27347) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Culmullen — Culmullen & 1798They Gave Their Lives For Their Cause
Erected by the People of Culmullen and District to the memory of the Men and Women of Wexford and Meath who died for their Country and lie buried in the surrounding area There were two periods of intense Rising activity around . . . — Map (db m33354) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Donaghmore — Donaghmore Church and Round TowerDomhnach Mór agus Cloightheach
Donaghmore Church and Round Tower A monastery was reputedly founded here in the 5th century by St Patrick, who placed it in the care of St Cassán, whose relics were venerated here. The Round Tower was not built until the 11th or 12th century. . . . — Map (db m22542) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Duleek — Connell's HouseDuleek Heritage Trail
Close to the Courthouse along the western perimeter of the village green is Connell's House, the oldest house in Duleek. This building was in existence at the time of the famous Battle of the Boyne in 1690. — Map (db m24793) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Duleek — Duleek 1916 - 1981 Hunger Strike Monumentand Memorial Garden
The Memorial Garden is named after Vol. Joe Coombes, Platin Road. Vol. Noel Gallagher, Mountfield, Co. Tyrone Vol. Harry McCormick, Prioryland, Duleek and is in memory of all those who dedicated their lives to . . . — Map (db m27220) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Duleek — Duleek CourthouseDuleek Heritage Trail
Duleek Courthouse was built in 1838 by John Trotter as a sessions house for the Meath Grand Jury. It was designed by Francis Johnston. The main architectural features are the Doric door-case and fanlight, a simplified eaves pediment and corner . . . — Map (db m24803) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Duleek — Parochial HouseDuleek Heritage Trail
The original house was built in 1795. It was built in three stages and was acquired by Fr John Kearney to accommodate the parish priest and the curate. It was re-roofed in 1993 and presides over the very elegant village green. At the back of the . . . — Map (db m24801) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Duleek — St Mary's AbbeyDuleek Heritage Trail
One of the great churches of the 12th century, St. Mary's Abbey, was built by the Augustinians on lands presented to them by Hugh de Lacy, Overlord of Meath. In the 1500s a massive square tower was built alongside the earlier round tower. The . . . — Map (db m26384) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Duleek — The Lime TreeDuleek Heritage Trail
William of Orange and Mary accepted the throne of England in 1698, supplanting King James II who took refuge with his ally and sponsor Louis XIV of France. The tensions between James and William would reach their highpoint in 1690 at the battle of . . . — Map (db m24802) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Fordstown — Girley / FordstownMeath Villages
An introduction to Fordstown Fordstown is named after the Norman-Irish Ford family, who lived in the area. One part of the townland is sometimes referred to as Ballaghboy. Today, Fordstown is a growing, vibrant community. ‘Fordstown Street . . . — Map (db m27318) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Kells — Catherine Dempsey
Here rest the remains of Silvester O'Dempsey Esq. Who departed this life the 31 Dec. 1817 In the 70 year of his age A Man of the most steady Friendship Unblemished Integrity extensive charity And Universal Benevolence This frail . . . — Map (db m26423) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Kells — Headfort PlaceKells Heritage Trail
Headfort Place was purposely widened and lined with trees in the 18th century to make it a suitable setting for its attractive Georgian houses. It is also here that a site for a parish church was donated to the Roman Catholic community by Lord . . . — Map (db m27339) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Kells — Kells Courthouse
The courthouse, built in 1801, was designed by the prominent Irish architect Francis Johnston. Johnston also designed the General Post Office and Nelson's Pillar in Dublin, and Townley Hall, County Louth. A Vantage Point to the Past . . . — Map (db m27340) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Kells — Kells Round TowerKells Heritage Trail
This tower is located on the grounds of St Columba's church and was built in the 10th century as part of the early Christian monastery. Such towers were referred to as a cloigteach meaning bell tower. Modelled on early Italian belfries, they were . . . — Map (db m26440) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Kells — Market CrossKells Heritage Trail
This 9th century high cross, the cross of the gate of the Kells monastery, is one of five high crosses still surviving in Kells. The cross of the gate, currently at or near its original site, was a termon cross and signified that a fugitive could . . . — Map (db m27341) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Kells — St Columba's ChurchKells Heritage Trail
Diarmuld MacCarroll, High King of Tara, is said to have granted the dun of Cenannus to St Columcille in the 6th century for the purpose of establishing a monastery. This may explain why in 804 the Columban community on the island of Iona . . . — Map (db m26444) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Kells — Suffolk StreetKells Heritage Trail
Suffolk Street is an anglicisation of the ancient name Siofac, the meaning of which is today uncertain. The Annals of the Four Masters mentions a fire in 1156 burning the area of Kells from the cross of the gate to Siofoic. The name . . . — Map (db m26424) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Kells — The Churchyard WallKells Heritage Trail
This wall marks the boundary of the original monastery and was rebuilt in 1714. When part of the wall collapsed after heavy rains in 1997, it was discovered to have no foundation. It was rebuilt again in 1998, this time with reinforced bulwarks. — Map (db m26402) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Loyd — Kells Union Workhouse Paupers' Graveyard
Erected to the memory of the poor interred here during the operation of the English Poor Law System. 1838 - 1921. R. I. P. In the immediate aftermath of the Great ‘Famine’, this mass burial place was opened in 1851 for . . . — Map (db m27326) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Loyd — Spire of LoydKells Heritage Trail
The tower, a mock lighthouse, was erected in 1791 by the First Earl of Bective in memory of his father Sir Thomas Taylor. The architect was Henry Baker who completed the design of the Kings Inns in Dublin after Gandon. The tower has an internal . . . — Map (db m27324) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Newgrange — Knowth / Cnogbha
Within the great mound of Knowth there are two passage-tombs and around it, eighteen satellite tombs. The site remained a focal point for over 4,000 years. There is evidence of occupation from 3,000 B.C. to 1,200 A.D. This project has been . . . — Map (db m27219) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Newgrange — The Woodhenge/Pit circle / The Winter Soltice
The Woodhenge/Pit circle If you were here 4000 years ago in the Early Bronze Age you would be standing inside a large wooden enclosure. The passage tomb was no longer in use at this time but the site was still a focal point for ritual and . . . — Map (db m22522) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Slane — Saint Patrick on the Hill of Slane
Long established tradition tells that St. Patrick lit the Easter Fire on this Hill of Slane in 433. In doing so, he unwittingly disobeyed King Laoghaire at nearby Tara. The inevitable confrontation had a happy outcome: Laoghaire's druid, Erk, . . . — Map (db m22538) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Slane — Slane AbbeyMainistir Shláine
Slane Abbey It is believed that in 433 AD, the first Christian missionary to Ireland, later known as St. Patrick, lit a large celebration fire here on the Hill of Slane. Soon after St Patrick, a monastery associated with St Earc was built . . . — Map (db m22533) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Tara — Welcome to Tara of the KingsHill of Tara
The Hill of Tara is Ireland's most revered ancient landscape, a place where monuments, myths and memories combine to create an icon of national identity. Tara was the chief pagan sanctuary of early Ireland, an arena for ceremony, burial . . . — Map (db m92091) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Trim — Newtowntrim Cathedral / Ardeaglais an Bhaile NuaCathedral of Saints Peter and Paul — Ardeaglais nPheadair agus nPhóil —
The priory of Newtowntrim was founded in 1202 by Simon de Rochfort, Bishop of Meath, for a community of Augustinian canons (priests). As well as functioning as part of the monastery, the church became the cathedral for the diocese of Meath after . . . — Map (db m27240) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Offaly), Birr — John Farrell's Field

Site of the first All-Ireland Hurling Final 1888 — Map (db m143126) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Offaly), Birr — Site of First All-Ireland Hurling Final

The first All-Ireland hurling final... was played on a field at this site on Sunday, 1 April 1888 between Thurles, the champions of Tipperary, and Meelick, a team drawn from the East Galway banks of the River Shannon.

Birr - then also . . . — Map (db m143128) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Offaly), Birr — The world's first automobile fatalityhappened here on 31 August 1869
Shortly after 8:00pm that evening a pioneering steam carriage designed and built by William Parsons, the Third Earl of Rosse, left the castle gates and drove at walking pace along Oxmantown Mall before turning the corner into Cumberland (now Emmet) . . . — Map (db m33198) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Offaly), Tullamore — Tullamore Distillery

Built 1825 Formerly Mill House, Flour Mill And Kiln At Rear Incorporated In Tullamore Distillery In 1830 — Map (db m143141) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Offaly), Tullamore — World Wars Memorial

Erected to the glorious memory of the men of Offaly King's County who gave their lives in the Great Wars 1914-1919 1939-1945 — Map (db m143134) WM

Ireland, Leinster (County Wicklow), Athgreany — Clocha an Phiobaíre / Piper's Stones

Clocha an Phiobaíre

Tá 14 chloch mhóra eibhir, cuid acu ina seasamh agus cuid eile ina luí, so chiorcal cloch seo. Tá cloch mhór ina seasamh taobh amuigh den chiorcal ar an taobh thoir agus tá dhá chloch fhorimeallacha eile . . . — Map (db m135891) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Wicklow), Baltinglass — Jennie Wyse Power(nee O'Toole) — 1858-1941 —

Parnellite and Suffragist Senator 1922 - 1936 was born here. — Map (db m135946) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Wicklow), Baltinglass — Mainistir Bhealach Conglais / Baltinglass Abbey

Mainistir Bhealach Conglais

Ba é Diarmaid mac Murchú, an rí ar Laighean a bhain cáil amach dó féin nuair a thug sé na hAngla-Normannaigh go hÉirinn i 1169, a bhunaigh an mhainistir Chirstéirseach seo i 1148 mar chraobhtheach . . . — Map (db m135982) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Wicklow), Baltinglass — Michael Dwyer, Sam MacAllister, and the Insurrectionists

To commemorate the heroism and sacrifices of Michael Dwyer and his faithful comrade, Sam MacAllister, and also to perpetuate the memory of those who participated in the Insurrectionary Movements of 1798, . . . — Map (db m135943) WM

Ireland, Leinster (County Wicklow), Baltinglass — Private Michael McGuinn

In memory and honour of Private Michael McGuinn, Parkmore, Baltinglass, And his comrades, Killed in action at Niemba, 8th November 1960 While serving with the United Nations Emergency Force O.N.U.C. Congo, "We . . . — Map (db m135921) WM

Ireland, Leinster (County Wicklow), Blessington — Dwyer's Brook1798 - 1998
Named after a rebel scout who was beheaded here on 31st May 1798, but whose bravery saved c. 1000 men on Blackmore Hill. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam "May his soul be on the right hand of God"Map (db m117924) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Wicklow), Castleruddery Upper — Ciorcal Cloch le Claífort Chaisleán an RidireCastleruddery Embanked Stone Circle

Ciorcal Cloch le Claífort Chaisleán an Ridire

Baineann an láthair seo le ceann de na cineálacha séadchomharthaí searmanais is neamhghnáthaí in Éirinn. Ciorcal cloch a thugtar ar an láthair san áit ach i ndáirire baineann sé . . . — Map (db m135894) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Wicklow), Enniskerry — Powerscourt Estate Terraces

These terraces were commenced in 1843 by Richard 6th Viscount Powerscourt The first stone was laid by Mervyn Wingfield his son ————————————— . . . — Map (db m135677) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Wicklow), Enniskerry — Tiny and Teddy and Eugenie and Princess

Here lies Tiny Pet of John Slazenger A miniature long-haired Dachsund Died 1965 Aged 7 and Teddy The first pet of Mervyn and Wendy Wingfield Died accidentally Aged 2 . . . — Map (db m135692) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Wicklow), Glencree — The German Military Cemetery, GlencreeDer Deutsche Soldatenfriedhof Glencree — Reilig Mhíleata Gearmánach i nGleann Criothaigh —

This military cemetery was constructed by the German War Graves Commission between 1959 and 1961. It is located, by agreement with the Government of Ireland, in this peaceful setting of an abandoned quarry beside the Glencree River. On . . . — Map (db m135698) HM WM

Ireland, Leinster (County Wicklow), Glencree — The German Military Cemetery, GlencreeDer Deutsche Soldatenfriedhof Glencree — Reilig Mhíleata Gearmánach i nGleann Criothaigh —

The general layout of the cemetery is fan-shaped with eight curved pathways alongside which the graves are laid out. The remains are buried in pairs with two names, where these are known, on each flat grave slab. The average age of the . . . — Map (db m135749) HM WM

Ireland, Leinster (County Wicklow), Glendalough — 841.871 — An Ardeaglais / The Cathedral

An Ardeaglais

Is í seo an eaglais is mó i nGleann dá Loch agus tá sí ar cheann de na heaglaisí is mó ó luathré na Críostaíochta in Eirinn. Is faoi choimirce Pheadair agus Phóil a bhí sí i dtosach, ach éiríodh as a húsáid mar . . . — Map (db m135830) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Wicklow), Glendalough — 833.371 — An Cloigtheach / The Round Tower

An Cloigtheach

Mar is léir as a n-ainm bhaintí leas as na foirgnimh seo le clog a bhualadh uathu d'fhonn na manaigh a ghairm chun urnaí. 100 troigh ar airde atá an cloigtheach seo agus bhíodh sé urlár adhmaid ann - táid imithe . . . — Map (db m135831) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Wicklow), Glendalough — 832:371 — An Geata / The Gateway

An Geata

Anois tá tú ag dul isteach i seanmhainstir Ghleann dá Loch, a bhunaigh Caoimhín sa 6ú haois agus a bhí faoi bhláth, d'ainneoin ionradh a dhéanamh uirthi ó am go ham, go dtí sa 17ú haois. Ba é an geata dúbailte seo, an . . . — Map (db m135788) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Wicklow), Glendalough — Revd Edward Rowan

To the affectionate memory of Revd Edward Rowan Born at Dungarvan 7th April 1830 Died 28th September 1893, who as parish priest of Blackditches for nineteen years. This cross is erected by the parishioners . . . — Map (db m135790) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Wicklow), Glendalough — St. Kevin's Way

St. Kevin's Road is a walk of about 30 kilometers which has two alternative starting points (Hollywood and Valleymount), reflecting the different directions from which pilgrims to Glendalough are likely to have come during the medieval . . . — Map (db m135836) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Wicklow), Glendalough — 839.371 — 'Teach na Sagart' / The 'Priest's House'

'Teach na Sagart'

Foirgneamh beag ón 12ú haois is ea 'Teach na Sagart', scrín nó aireagai b fhéidir. Os cionn an dorais tá blúire d'fhardoras ar a bhfuil eaglaiseach nó rí greanta agus ab ar gach aon taobh de bachail ag duine . . . — Map (db m135833) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Wicklow), Glendasan — Mianach Hero agus Urláir Chóireála / Hero Mine and Dressing Floors

D'oscail Comhlacht Mianadóireachta Éireann (1824-1890) an Mianach Hero sa bhliain 1827. In 1833 osclaíodh an Hero Nua thall sa ghleann agus forbraíodh an t-urlár cóireála chun amhluaidhe ón ngleann a scaradh ón gcarraig fhuílligh roimh . . . — Map (db m135872) HM


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