Bartholomew's Church Conary, was originally built between
the years 1856 and 1859 by a mining company for the use
of it's employees- miners, of whom were Welsh and Cornish.
The early Services may have been conducted in the Welsh
language. In 1892 the church was rebuilt and enlarged
and on 7th November of that year, it was consecrated by
the Lord Plunkett, the Archbishop of Dublin.
name Conary comes from the Irish word 'Comhgaire' meaning
Hall was built in 1889 and whilst used today as Conary
Church Hall it was originally a schoolhouse where the
school teacher lived occupying two little rooms off the
main hall-one a bedroom and the other a living room. There
were stables out the back where various Rectors would
tie up their horses having traveled up from Avoca.Renovations
were carried out to part of the stables over the last
few years making a spacious kitchen and w.c.
from Conary Church amid the fenced off spoil heaps is
a gaunt ruin of an old winding tower. This served a duel
function of hauling up the ore and pumping water. Eleven
deep shafts punctured the hill and the 'Connoree Copper
Mines' produced many tons of the metal during it's most
profitable years from 1840-1850
the signs will bring you to the Motte Stone. Motte comes
from the French term 'motie' or half. From a much underutilised
car park there is a track leading to the stone. A legacy
of the Ice Age, this huge granite monolith commands one
of the most stunning views in all County Wicklow. Great
tracts of the county's mountains and glens are visible
from the high place, while eastward over the sea, the
Welsh skyline can be seen under favourable conditions.
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meaning of the name Conary is; Wise Man