Founded by St Canice in the sixth Aghaboe is steeped in religious history. Dating back over four hundred years with the founding of the first church, Aghaboe Abbey, which became an important religious centre until it was plundered in 913. Aghaboe Abbey was rebuilt in 1052, burned in 1160, re-built in 1234, and burned again in 1346.

mailto: Jean-Pierre Launay
All pages, design and photographs are © photo Jean-Pierre Launay - Ireland
Created: July 2002 - Modified September 2005