Aghavallen

Aghavallen Church/Graveyard, Ballylongford, Co.Kerry

The graveyard and ruins of Aghavallen Church was originally dedicated as a Catholic Church it later became a place of worship for the local Protestant community. Several 19th century landowners are interred here including the Sandes, Ponsonbys, Popes, Crosbies and Colts. It was here that Lord Kitchener, later Secretary of State for War in Britain in the First World War, was baptised in 1851