County Carlow

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St Mullins

County Carlow

St Moling (697) founded a monastery here. There are five churches in a row: the first goes back in part to1000, the second is 15C, the third is the small Oratory of ‘St James’ of uncertain date, while the last 2 are post mediaeval. There is a 12C Cross in an earlier base, also the stump of a Round Tower. There is a Holy Well nearby.

OS: 68 729 379 marked

Temple na Boe is found just outside the village on the road to Graiguenamanagh.

See: St Mullin’s, An early ecclesiastical site and mediaeval settlement in County Carlow Archaeology Heritage Guide no 5

See also:

The 8C Book of Moling is in Trinity College Dublin. Church 1 (1) Church 1 (2) Church 2 Cross Holy Well (1) Holy Well (2) Holy Well (3) Later buildings Oratory of St James Round Tower Temple na Boe