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9th Century Round Tower at Turlough, Co. Mayo


A well preserved round tower, now a National Monument. Not as tall as other examples, it has a round headed doorway, and flat and gable headed windows. The church alongside is 18th century incorporating earlier remnants. The tower was repaired in 1880 by the Board of Public Works.

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