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Clondalkin Resources Clondalkin Library An original Carnegie Library which opened in 1912 Clondalkin Round Tower Clondalkin Round Tower is 27 5M high and is complete still having its original cap With a circumference of 12 7M above the buttress it is the slenderest of all Round Towers Clondalkin Round Tower 1833 Clondalkin Round Tower taken from the Dublin Penny Journal of September 7th 1833 Fairview Mill or Clondalkin Oil Mill Fairview Mill or Clondalkin Oil Mill produced linseed oil and linseed cake It was powered by the Camac River
Clondalkin - Resources Clondalkin Library An original Carnegie Library which opened in 1912.  Clondalkin Round Tower Clond...
Font in the grounds of St John s Church This is most likely a baptismal font is carved from a granite erratic Katharine Tynan Poet and writer lived at Whitehall Millstones from Fairview Mills Mount St Joseph Monastery Clondalkin Built by the Third Order of Carmelite Brothers in 1813 The brothers opened a Poor or Free school there Newlands House This was once the home of Lord Kilwarden
Font in the grounds of St. John s Church This is most likely a baptismal font is carved from a granite erratic.  Katharine...
Newlands House From Ball s History of the County Dublin The Round Tower With St John s Church in the background Taken from an old postcard Clondalkin Round Tower was probably built around 790 A D School and Church Cottages Clondalkin St Bridget s Well in 1977 The well was restored by South Dublin County Council in 1995
Newlands House From Ball s History of the County Dublin.  The Round Tower With St John s Church in the background. Taken f...
Stone Cross Stone Cross in the grounds of St John s Church This large plain granite cross in the graveyard is possibly a boundary cross for the Barony of Uppercross of which Clondalkin is a part Similar crosses are to be found in other graveyards in the area Stone Cross smaller Stone Cross in the grounds of St John s Church This large plain granite cross in the graveyard is possibly a boundary cross for the Barony of Uppercross of which Clondalkin is a part Similar crosses are to be found in other graveyards in the area Tully s Castle Narrow 16th century tower which has crenulations and has a later lean to building attached Whitehall in the early 1900s This was the home of poet and writer Katharine Tynan
Stone Cross Stone Cross in the grounds of St. John s Church. This large plain granite cross in the graveyard is possibly a...
St Cron n In the late 6th Century St Mochua or Cr n n founded the monastery of Clondalkin An ancient tradition seems to have prevailed that he was elected a Bishop at Clondalkin St Mochua s influence spread from Clondalkin into neighbouring areas in Co Kildare The image above is a drawing of St Mochua s well at Celbridge St John s Church The current St John s Church is on the site of St Mochua s monastery Orchard Road Orchard Road follows the line of the fosse of the monastery of Clondalkin The gardens of the houses are above the road level as they incorporate the fosse Rough Calp Limestone Cut stone is not a feature of Clondalkin Round Tower rather it is constructed of rough calp limestone as shown by this close up of the wall of the tower Leinster Granite Erratics The door and window openings of the tower are framed with granite erratics Erratics are boulders and other rock fragments transported by glacial ice from their place of origin to an area where the bedrock is different In the Clondalkin area limestone is the bedrock
St. Cron  n In the late 6th Century, St. Mochua or Cr  n  n founded the monastery of Clondalkin. An ancient tradition seem...
Buttress The added buttress at the base of the tower can be clearly distinguished in this photograph St John s Church 1792 This print shows St John s Church in 1792 This church had been opened in 1789 and was restored in 1834 to give the church we see today Medieval Church This print shows Clondalkin Church around 1770 This church was demolished in 1787 The ruins of an earlier church can also be seen on the site Column of Stonework in Churchyard This column is all that remains of the earlier Church of Clondalkin
Buttress The added buttress at the base of the tower can be clearly distinguished in this photograph.  St. John s Church 1...
Larger Granite Cross This larger cross may be a burial marker or may have served as a barony boundary marker Smaller Carved Cross This smaller cross is decorated with a ringed cross in relief on one face and a Latin cross in relief on the other Large Baptismal Font This large baptismal font in the grounds of St John s Church is carved from a granite erratic Catholic Priests Gravestones An interesting feature of St John s graveyard is the presence of the gravestones of two Catholic Priests along the back wall
Larger Granite Cross This larger cross may be a burial marker or may have served as a barony boundary marker.  Smaller Car...
Church of The immaculate Conception Church Organ This organ was installed by Messers Telford and first played on 12th May 1867 ras Cr n in Orchard House now serves as home to ras Cr n in Entrance to Templeogue Lodge Entrance Gates Templeogue Lodge
Church of The immaculate Conception  Church Organ This organ was installed by Messers Telford and first played on 12th May...
Milestone Milestone beside the Old Coach House Former Oil Mill Former Oil Mill Palmerstown Arch Archway leading to the Immaculate Conception Church of the Blip Sculpture Blip by Corban Walker Mill Shopping Centre The Mill Centre stands on the site of the former Clondalkin Paper Mills
Milestone Milestone beside the Old Coach House  Former Oil Mill Former Oil Mill, Palmerstown.  Arch Archway leading to the...
Church Terrace Church Terrace Corkagh Park Aerial view of Corkagh Park Stained Glass Windows Stained glass window over the High Altar Presentation Convent Presentation Convent ras Chr n n ras Chr n n Formerly Orchard House
Church Terrace Church Terrace  Corkagh Park Aerial view of Corkagh Park  Stained Glass Windows Stained glass window over t...
South Dublin County Council Civic Centre South Dublin County Council Civic Centre Blip in foreground Former RIC Barracks Former RIC Barracks Baptismal Font Baptismal Font
South Dublin County Council Civic Centre South Dublin County Council Civic Centre.  Blip  in foreground.  Former RIC Barra...