Elphin

Situated 16 kilometres to the south of Boyle, Elphin takes its name from "Ailfinn" meaning white stone. This refers to a large obelisk, which stood by a well here and is recorded as having fallen down in 1675AD. The town owes its origins to the pre-Christian druid house known as "Imleach-Ono".

 


 
 
 
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