Discover Kells

Submitted by Alison Boland

In terms of Culture & Heritage, Kells has it all. Kells is located in County Meath in the North of Ireland's Ancient East - just a stone through away from Newgrange, Hill of Tara and Trim Castle. Kells is famous for the "Book of Kells" which is now situated in Trinity College. The Abbey of Kells, with it's round tower, crosses and oratory can still be viewed in the churchyard of St. Columba's church. The Tower of Lloyd overlooks the town from the Hill of Lloyd is a spectacular viewing point for all. The Kells Municipal District extends way beyond Kells town and into areas with equally spectacular history - Loughcrew is just one example.

"Discover Kells" gives users all over the world the ability to travel and tour through the Kells Municipal District and discover the history behind it's historical features. Users can explore over 1269 National Monuments and buildings and features described by the National Monument Service and National Inventory of Architectural Heritage. Historical elements include everything from Megalithic tombs, water pumps, old telephone boxes, mills, churches, high crosses, wells, weirs to Sheela na Gigs - all spread across 248 townlands.

This app features monuments and/or architectural features from the following townlands in the Kells Municipal District:

ACLARE COTTAGE DEMESNE AGHAFARNAN AGHAMORE AGHERAGH ALLENSTOWN DEMESNE ARCH HALL ARDAGH ARDGLASSAN ARDMAGHBREAGUE ATHGAINE GREAT BALGREE BALLANY BALLINLOUGH BIG BALLINLOUGH LITTLE BALLINRINK BALLINTOGHER BALLINVALLY BALLYHIST BALLYMACAD BALLYMAKANE BALNAGON LOWER BALNAGON UPPER BALRATH DEMESNE BALRATHBOYNE GLEBE BALSAW BALSITRIC BARLEYHILL BAWNBREAKEY BELLEEK BELVIEW BILLYWOOD BIRDHILL BOBSVILLE BOHERARD BOHERLEA BOLTOWN BOYNAGHBOUGHT BRITTAS CAKESTOWN GLEBE CARLANSTOWN CARNACALLY CARNACOP CARNBANE CARRICK CARRICKLECK CARRICKSPRINGAN CARRIGAGH CASTLEKEERAN CASTLEPOLE CASTLETOWN CASTLETOWN KILBERRY CASTLETOWNMOOR CHAPELBRIDE CLOGHMACOO CLOGHREAGH CLONABREANY CLONASILLAGH CLONBARTAN COLLEGE COOLE CORNAHOOVA CORNAVILLE NORTH CORRAKEERAN CORRATOBER CORTOWN CREGG CROSSAKEEL CROSSDRUM LOWER CROSSDRUM UPPER DEMAILESTOWN DERVER DIAMOR DIRALAGH DONAGHPATRICK DONORE DOON DRAKERATH DRAKESTOWN DREMINSTOWN DREWSTOWN GREAT DREWSTOWN LITTLE DRUMBARAGH DRUMBRIDE DRUMBULRISK DRUMCONDRA DRUMGILL LOWER DRUMINISKIN DRUMINSHIN DRUMLERRY DRUMONE DULANE DUNHEEDA DUNNAGORRAN EDEN EDENGORA EIGHTYEIGHT ACRES EMLAGH ERVEY FARRANADOONY FARRANAGLOGH FAUGHANHILL FEAGH FEEGAT FENNOR LOWER FENNOR UPPER FLETCHERSTOWN FOSTERSFIELDS FRAINE FRINGESTOWN FYANSTOWN GALBOYSTOWN GALLEASTOWN GALMOYSTOWN GARISTOWN GARMANAGH GARRYNABOLIE GEEHANSTOWN GIBBONSTOWN GIBSTOWN DEMESNE GIRLEY GLENAWARD GLENBOY GOLASHANE GORTLONEY GRANGE GLEBE GRAVELSTOWN GREENAN GRENNANSTOWN HALFCARTON HAMLINSTOWN HEADFORT DEMESNE HENNIGAN HIGGINSTOWN HORATH HURDLESTOWN KEENAGHAN KILBEG LOWER KILBEG UPPER KILBERRY KILBOYNE KILKEELAN KILLACONIN or JONESBOROUGH KILLADDEN KILMAINHAMWOOD KILNALUN KILRIFFIN KILSKEER KNIGHTSTOWN KNOCK KNOCKBRACK KNOCKGLASS KNOCKLOUGH KNOCKMACOONY KNOCKSHANGAN LADYRATH LEGGAGH LETACHMENTGALLON LISLEA LISNABO LISNABOY LISNAGON LISNAGROW LORDSTOWN LOSSET LOUGHANDERG LOUGHBRACKAN LOUGHCREW LURGANBOY MAHONSTOWN MANDISTOWN MARTRY MEATH HILL MEENLAGH MENTRIM MOAT MOYAGHER LOWER MOYHILL MOYLAGH MOYNAGH MOYNALTY MUFF MULLAGHA MULLAGHAVALLY MULLAGHEY MULLYANDREW MULLYSTAGHAN NEWSTONE NEWTOWN GIRLEY NOBBER OLDCASTLE PATRICKSTOWN PHOENIXTOWN PIGOTSTOWN PLUCKSTOWN POTTLEBANE POTTLEREAGH QUIGELAGH RAFFIN RAHARD RAHENDRICK RAHOOD RALOAGHAN RANDALSTOWN RASILLAGH RATHBANE RATHBRACK RATHCONNY RATHCOON RATHE RATHGILLEN RATHINREE LOWER RATHINREE UPPER RATHKENNY RATHMANOO RATHMEA RATHMORE RATHSTEPHEN RATHTRASNA REASK ROOSKY ROSS SELLER SERAGHSTOWN SHANCARNAN SHANCOR SMITHSTOWN SPIDDAL SPRINGHALL STAHOLMOG STEPHENSTOWN STIRRUPSTOWN STONEFIELD SUMMERHILL UPPER TATESTOWN TEEVURCHER TIRACHORKA TOBERULTAN TOWAS TOWN PARKS TROHANNY TUBBRID TUBRIDE TULLYARRAN TULLYWEEL WHITEWOOD WILKINSTOWN WILLIAMSTOWN WOODPOLE

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