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Swords Round Tower

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C/O Fingal Tourism, Mainscourt
Main Street,
Swords, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
T: +353(0)1840 0077
F: +353(0)1840 4988
E: info@fingaltourism.ie

Swords Round Tower marks an early Christian foundation established by St Columcille and can be seen in the grounds of the Church of Ireland Church.

Swords Round Tower marks an early Christian foundation established by St Columcille and can be seen in the grounds of the Church of Ireland Church. Rounded towers were bell towers, doubling as lookout towers and places of refuge in times of attack. The nearby belfry dates from the 14th century.