Killeshin Church

Counties Wexford, Waterford, Carlow & Kilkenny

One of the tallest round towers in Ireland once dominated this former monastery, but it was destroyed early in the 18th century by a farmer worried that it might collapse and kill his cows. The ruins of a 12th-century church remain, including the beautifully decorated Romanesque doorway; look for the bearded face on the capstone. The church is 4.5km northwest of Carlow town.

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