Conservation Works at Killabban Church, Co Laois

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Conservation and stabilistation of masonry ruins at Killabban medieval church focusing on the chancel arch, the east gable and part of the south wall.

The conservation project at this site has been planned for a phased approach and will be ongoing for a number of years. 

 The medieval church (LA 026-013002) at Killabban , Co. Laois is of enormous heritage value. The church itself dates to the 13th century, with 15th and 16th century modifications, surrounded by a graveyard (LA 026-013001) and is associated with an early Christian settlement founded in 650 by St. Abban (Enclosure LA026-0013004-), a motte (LA026-013001) and a deserted medieval settlement (LA026-013).