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Templeboden (Teampall Buadáin)

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This townland is named after Bishop Boden whose grave and the remains of his small church are located in Templeboden graveyard.

Ballyknockan (Bhuaile an Chnocáin) Village

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The cottages and houses in this pretty village are made from local granite, with some unique buildings such as the barn cinema and the House in a Day.

Boystown (Bailte Bhuí) Quaker Grave Yard

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In Boystown, a restored Quaker Graveyard is located at the entrance of Blessington Lakes Golf Course. Originally based in Dublin, there were Quakers in this area from the seventeenth century and they worked mainly in the wool industry.

Baltyboys House, Hill and Cairn

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The privately owned Baltyboys House was the home of Elisabeth Smith, author of one of the most complete contemporary accounts of daily life including household, local, national and international events during the famine years. Elisabeth was the great…