Medieval


Conservation of Kilmanman Church brings community together

A community-based project to save the medieval Church at Kilmanman near Clonaslee in Laois from collapse, has had two successful phases of conservation in 2019 and 2020 with the help of Creative Ireland. Fears for the survival of the medieval church ruins had been raised by members of the local […]


Decorated quernstone fragment from Kilmanman Clonaslee (Photo Paul Stevens Archaeology)

Carved stones give clues to early origins of Laois church

Two carved fragments of stone uncovered during conservation works at Kilmanman Graveyard during conservation works have shed new light on the early Christian origins of the site. Work to protect the stonework at the church was commissioned in 2019 by Laois Heritage Office in partnership with Clonaslee Community Development Association, […]


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