Hellfire Club

The Hellfire Club is a place in the Dublin Mountains that I have kept meaning to go to, and up until today, had 100% failed to do. However, that has now changed. It is about a 2.5Km walk up Montpelier Hill to get to the ruins of what is known as the Hellfire Club. The building …

Rathmichael Church

At the end of an anonymous laneway, you will find the ruins of the old Rathmichael Church and Graveyard. This is a graveyard that does not seem to have anyone recently interred in it. This Graveyard also has five Rathdown Stones and a Hole Stone, as well as the ruins of a Round Tower. The …

Puck’s Castle

These are the ruins of Puck’s Castle, a 16th century fortified house located in Rathmichael, near Shankill in Dublin. Not a lot is known about this premises. Many similar structures were built around Dublin between 1400 and 1550 to protect the ‘Pale’ from the ‘wild Irish’. Other similar structures in the area include Shankill Castle, …