Round Towers of Ireland: Cashel, Glendalough, Kilmacduagh, Clonmacnoise, Ardmore, Scattery Island

The Round Towers of Ireland, meters in height, built in the 8 to 12 centuries, and generally found in the vicinity of churches and monasteries were used as bell towers.

Rundetårn. Also know as the Round Tower, this is the oldest functioning observatory in Europe.

Also know as the Round Tower, Danish style this is the oldest functioning observatory in Europe.

Discover the many reasons who you should add Kilkenny to your itinerary in Ireland: castles round towers, local brews and a medieval town centre - what's not to love?:

Top things to do in Kilkenny, the heart of medieval Ireland

Kilkenny, Ireland: castles round towers, local brews and a medieval town centre - what's not to love?

Discover the many reasons who you should add Kilkenny to your itinerary in Ireland: castles round towers, local brews and a medieval town centre - what's not to love?

Top things to do in Kilkenny, the heart of medieval Ireland

Discover the many reasons who you should add Kilkenny to your itinerary in Ireland: castles round towers, local brews and a medieval town centre

Glendalough Round Tower - This entire area was very alive in a busy cross-section of human and Nature spirits.  Very peaceful.

Round Tower in Glendalough, Wiclow Mountains, Ireland

The healing cross at Glendalough Ireland

The Round Towers of Ireland, meters in height, built in the 8 to 12 centuries, and generally found in the vicinity of churches and monasteries were used as bell towers.

Monasterboice (Mainistir Bhuithe) is an interesting monastic site near Drogheda in County Louth. The impressive ruins include a large cemetery, two churches, one of the tallest round towers in Ireland and two of the tallest and best high crosses.

Monasterboice - Ireland: a century monastic site with Ireland's tallest round tower and some of the most spectacular high crosses in the country. A very beautiful place, that still functions as a graveyard today.

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