Attractions

Church in Kells

St Columba

The Protestant church of St Columba has a 30m-high 10th-century round tower on the southern side. It’s without its conical roof, but is known to date back at least as far as 1076, when the high king of Tara was murd…
Historic Site in Kells

St Colmcille's House

This solid structure is a survivor from the old monastic settlement. Its name is a misnomer, as it was built in the 10th century and St Colmcille was alive in the 6th century. Experts have suggested that it was used…
Monument in Kells

Market Cross

Until 1996, when it was relocated outside the courthouse on Headfort Pl, the Market Cross had stood for centuries in Cross St, at the heart of the town centre. Besides inviting the pious admiration of the faithful, …