Tullahought Viewing Tower

Capture the scenic beauty of the past

The Tullahought Viewing Tower constructed in 1997, is a very recent addition in terms of the history of the Lingaun Valley which has sites dating back over 5,000 years however its information panels and their unique layout provide an excellent visual connection to the history of the Lingaun Valley.

As you look out on its panorama in whichever direction you chose the corresponding information plaque informs on the feature before you. With views of counties Kilkenny, Tipperary and Waterford, the history of the ancient Lingaun Valley lies before you.

Visible are Tullahought village, Kilmacoliver Hill Tomb, Ahenny High Crosses, Carrigadoon Hill Fort, Slatequarries, Windgap Grotto, Carrigmoclear and Slievenamon mountain, while nestled in the valley below are sites such as the Knockroe Passage Tomb, Kilmacoliver RIC Barrcks ruins and Crowleys corn mill dating to the era of the famine.

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