Extensive church ruins remain in Cappagh graveyard. All four walls of the ruin are standing, and the window frames are intact. Locals believe that this ruin may have once been an abbey. It is possible that this is ruin of Kilmacluana church, although it is more likely to have been a parish church. According to Westropp, Kilmacluana church was a small plain Gothic building, first recorded in 1201. It was destroyed by war in 1302, and in 1541, the Knight of Glin granted it to the friars of Askeaton. It contains a large east window with two pointed lights and a round headed splay. The doorway is in the south wall of the church. In his book “Cappagh – A Sense of History”, Frank Whelan said that this was the oldest church in Cappagh

Restoration and repair work carried out on the graveyard by local work group

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