The Graveyard

The Graveyard

The oldest antiquity in Delgany is believed to the granite cross shaft which stands in the old graveyard and is known locally as “the King’s stone”. The shaft is from a high cross, the head of which is missing, and it is attributed to the seventh century. It bears an...
Christ Church Delgany

Christ Church Delgany

The Christ Church in Delgany was built in 1789 by in Peter La Touche. Many members of the La Touche family are buried in the crypt under the Church. Rev Nigel Waugh – Incumbent, The Rectory, 8 Elsinore, Delgany, Co. Wicklow   : 01 2874515 Visit the Christ Church...
Kindlestown Castle

Kindlestown Castle

Kindlestown Castle is a late stone example of a medieval hall house, possibly dating back to the 9th century. In 1301 the Uí Broin (O’Byrnes) burned down nearby Rathdown Castle, and the occupant may have stayed at Kindlestown. But the owner of the lands, John...
Carmelite Monastery

Carmelite Monastery

The Carmelite Monastery has been an integral part of the parish of Kilquade for over 173 years. I is set between the mountains and the sea, in the ‘Garden of Ireland’, surrounded by natural beauty throughout all seasons. The Carmelite nuns were invited to...