Goatenbridge to Lismore

Goatenbridge to Lismore

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Features shown on the map

27. Na Staighri: Old road used for access to high turf bogs.

28. Liam Lynch monument. Lies 3km to the east along Munster Way. Tall and slender monument modelled on Round Tower to Liam Lynch, Chief of Staff of Republican forces. Shot here in Civil War, 1923.

29. Melleray Reservoir.

30. Mount Melleray Abbey - Cistercian Monastery.

31. Muine na Lobhar: 'Shrubbery of the Lepers' – possible spa for sick people of Lismore and area.

32. Lismore Bridge built in 1775.

33. Lismore Castle: Built by Henry II and became seat of bisophric. Sold to Richard Boyle (philosopher/ chemist) in 1602. Lismore Crozier and Book of Lismore found during repairs to castle in 1814 and donated to the National Museum.

34. St. Carthages Cathedral: Monastic site of St.Carthage (631AD) -plundered by Vikings in 9th century and rebuilt in the 12th by Murtagh O'Brien, King of Munster.

35. Round Hill: Wooded hill with motte and bailey built on ruins of ancient lios. Lismore town derives its name from this place – 'Lios Mor' or 'Large Fort'.

These pages on St.Declan's Way are provided by Galtee Walking Club, Tipperary