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Killeshin, Co. Laois

Killeshin was an important centre for learning and culture as early as the 6th century when St Comghan founded a monastery here. Destroyed in the 11th century all that remain is a carved Irish - Romanesque style doorway. No trace remains of the 105ft round tower believed to have once been the tallest in Ireland which stood next to the monastery, it was demolished by an 18th century landowner who was afraid that the tower could collapse and injure his cattle. It is said that ten counties can be seen from the hill above Killeshin.

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