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Site of the earliest known Irish Parliament & The oldest intact stone window in Western Europe
Castledermot, co.Kildare packs a punch for historical buildings. This small town takes it's name from 'Diseart Diarmad' meaning 'Dermot's Hermitage'. It must have been a very important ecclesiastical centre as there are many fine ruins including the remains of a round tower, 2 Celtic crosses, an Abbey and a Franciscan friary. Kilkea Castle is also