Timahoe Roman Catholic Church, Co. Laois (Queen’s Co.)

St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church,
Co. Laois (Queen’s Co.)

Lewis Topographical Dictionary tells us of Timahoe “TIMAHOE, a village, in the parish of FOSEY, or TIMAHOE, barony of CULLINAGH, QUEEN’S county, and province of LEINSTER, 4 ¼ miles (S. S. W.) from Stradbally, on the road to Ballinakill; containing 96 inhabitants. This place takes its name from the foundation here of the monastery of Teach-Mochoe, by St. Mochoe, who died in 497, and which was destroyed by fire in 1142:”

These photographs were taken in 2013