one of the most spectacular Anglo-Norman fortifications in Ireland

Around Carlow
County Laois
National Monument

Rock of Dunamase, Co. Laois

Dunamase or The Rock of Dunamase is a spectacular rocky limestone outcrop in the townland of Park or Dunamase in County Laois. Situated between Carlow and Portlaoise on the N80 road. It takes its name from the Irish Dún Másc, meaning the ‘Fort of Masc’. Dunamase was the seat or fort of the ancient Irish kings […]

Read More