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I had looked up places to see between Dublin and Tipperary, and this Abbey popped up. We were the only people there, so we took our time exploring the grounds. Definitely take the time to see it. Most ruins don't have a roof anymore, so...More
The views from here across Kildare and the curragh are beautiful. Huge amount of history here (1798 rebellion) - worth a quick stop off as close to motorway and Brennans pub is worth a visit in the evening also
Not alot of people come here - but right beside the motorway - quick and easy to find. You just get the feeling of all the history this place has witnessed. The views across towards the Wicklow mountains and out towards the Curragh are really...More
However definitely worth a visit during a road trip. Located on top of a small hill with great views of the surrounding countryside. A monastery here was said to have been founded by St Patrick in the 5th century and is near to the seat...More
If you have a car, and you want something interesting to see, go to the Old Kilcullen Monestary and round tower. It's a bit out of the way (and you may need a GPS) but the address is:
It was formerly the site...More