Céad mille Fáilte, welcome to the Heritage Town of Kells.2 min
This building was constructed in 1801, by the prominent architect Francis Johnston2 min
The most famous of Kells’ high crosses, the beautiful 9th century Market Cross.3 min
St. John’s Cemetery and the ruins of Kells Priory of the Knights Hospitallers4 min
Originally the first bank in Kells and was designed by William Waldeback in 1853.5 min
Visit the 'Angel of the Past' in Parnell Garden2 min
Originally the site of the Regal Lager Brewery1 min
Here is where the Market Cross, stood, until it was damaged by traffic in the 1990s.1 min
Explore the exciting remains of Kells Monastic Site, High Crosses & Round Tower5 min
This 9th/10th century stone oratory may have housed the relics of St. Columcille.2 min
Find a bronze Sculpture of an oak tree depicting Columcille’s love of the oak6 min
We hope you have enjoyed this audio guide to the wonderfully historic town of Kells.4 min
This audio guide to the Heritage Town of Kells in County Meath will introduce you to Kells rich history and tell you the story of how Kells developed from an important monastic settlement founded by St. Colmcille in the sixth century, where the world famous Book of Kells was completed in the ninth century, how it became a medieval market town for Norman settlers and how Kells became the wonderful town it is today.
The story of Kells, where history and heritage is part of modern daily life.