Presentation on theme: "TUBBER N.S. History of our locality. Our school This plaque can be seen on the back wall of our school. The school was founded in 1873."— Presentation transcript:
TUBBER N.S. History of our locality
Our school This plaque can be seen on the back wall of our school. The school was founded in 1873.
School and Church These are two pictures of the road beside our school. You can see our school at the left of the picture and our local church at the right. Things haven’t changed much! 2000’s1940’s
Inside the Church This is the altar inside the church. The church is quite small, because we live in a small community.
Kilkeedy Church This is Kilkeedy church. It is an old, protestant church which is no longer in use.
Inside Kilkeedy Church This is an old window inside Kilkeedy Church. As you can see, there is ivy growing up the walls inside the church.
Kilkeedy Castle This is Kilkeedy castle. It is situated in the townland of Castlequarter in Kilkeedy. Only the north facing wall remains today.
Tobareentemple Tobareentemple is an unusual well as it is actually a bullaun. This is a particulary large hollowed out stone usually found in association with a monastery.
Tobar Rí an Domhnaigh This title literally means the "King of Sundays". There is an altar and a stone table to be seen there. Many stories and customs are linked with the well. The village of "Tubber" got its name from the well as the Irish word for a well is "Tobar" meaning a well.
Poulnabrone Poulnabrone on the Burren is a well known megalithic tomb. It is a portal dolmen.
Wedge Tomb This is another megalithic tomb. It is a wedge tomb. It is called Parknabinnia wedge tomb.
Bunratty Castle Bunratty Castle was first built by the MacNamara family around 1425 but 50 years later was in the hands of the O'Briens, the most powerful clan in Munster. It is now a major tourist attraction, particularly with American visitors. There is a Medieval Banquet in Bunratty which is very enjoyable for tourists.