SEÁN MacDIARMADA’S HOUSE
Starting in Kiltyclogher take the R283 in the direction of Manorhamilton. After 2km turn left following the sign for Seán MacDiarmada’s House (also Corranmore Cycling Sign). After 4km the house is on your left.
The route continues on up the road passed Flynn’s Lane and then down to meet the Glenfarne Road R283. Turn left back towards Kiltyclogher village.
After 4km you will see a sign for Prince Connell’s Grave also known as Corracloona Megalithic tomb. As you continue on towards the village the sign for Dean’s Lake is on your right.
DID YOU KNOW?
Seán MacDiarmada’s House: Born in this house on January 26th 1883, Seán was one of the seven signatories of the Proclamation of the Irish Republic in 1916. As a National Monument under the care of the O.P.W. it is open to the public by appointment.
Prince Connell’s Grave / Corracloona Court Tomb: A 2nd century chamber tomb which unusually features an entrance stone and a ‘kennel hole’, a hole in the bottom of the entrance stone possibly for bodies to be interred.
Kiltyclogher Heritage Centre: The centre is located in the old Market House just beside the Monument in Kiltyclougher and has an exhibition about Seán MacDiarmada’s life and the history of the locality.
SEÁN MacDIARMADA’S CYCLE ROUTE
Starting at Seán MacDiarmada’s Monument in Kiltyclogher this 14km route takes you out the R283 in the direction of Manorhamilton.