List of National Monuments in County Laois

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The Irish state has officially approved the following List of National Monuments in County Laois. In the Republic of Ireland, a structure or site may be deemed to be a "National Monument", and therefore worthy of state protection, if it is of national importance. If the land adjoining the monument is essential to protect it, this land may also be protected.

National Monuments[edit]

NM# Monument name Description Image Townland Location
540 Aghnahily RingfortRingfortAghnahily 53°01′33″N 7°12′21″W / 53.025845°N 7.205918°W / 53.025845; -7.205918
567 Coorlaghan RingfortRingfortCoorlaghan 52°50′14″N 7°00′39″W / 52.837357°N 7.01086°W / 52.837357; -7.01086
615 Dunamase CastleCastleDunamase4279.jpgPortlaoise and Stradbally 53°01′55″N 7°12′39″W / 53.031982°N 7.210748°W / 53.031982; -7.210748
113 St. Kieran's ChurchChurch & CrossErrill 52°51′11″N 7°40′19″W / 52.852981°N 7.671985°W / 52.852981; -7.671985
114.01 Fossy ChurchChurchFossy Lower 52°57′27″N 7°11′25″W / 52.957551°N 7.190379°W / 52.957551; -7.190379
115 Killeshin ChurchChurchRomanesque Doorway Killishen - geograph.org.uk - 425807.jpgKilleshin 52°50′51″N 7°00′05″W / 52.84738°N 7.00151°W / 52.84738; -7.00151
116 Sleaty ChurchChurch & CrossesSleaty High Cross.jpgSleaty 52°51′29″N 6°56′31″W / 52.858046°N 6.941971°W / 52.858046; -6.941971
114.02 Timahoe ChurchChurch & Round TowerTimahoeRoundTower2.JPGTimahoe 52°57′38″N 7°12′13″W / 52.960498°N 7.203569°W / 52.960498; -7.203569

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