School: Kilcullen (B.)

Location:
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Teacher:
Pádraig Ó Broin

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Monuments and Ruins

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0776D, Page 20_002

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In New Abbey Cemetery there are the ruins of a monastery. The monastery was built by the Fitz-Eustaces. There is a tunnel running from it to the Tower of Old Kilcullen.
The Tower of Old Kilcullen was built during the Danish Invasions. there was a siege there in year 1798.
There was also a castle and Church in Castlemartin, which were also built by the Fitz-Eustaces.

Collector
Matthew Kelly
Gender
male
Address
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Informant
Edward Doyle
Gender
male
Age
62
Address
Kilcullen, Co. Kildare
Language
English