Doon Co. Offaly

Doon is a small village is situated in the north-west corner of Co. Offaly.

The Doon landscape is dominated by the ruins of the castle of Esker, which stands on a sandy ridge, north of Doon crossroads.

A short distance to the east of the crossroads stands the ruin of an ancient building know locally as ‘the monastery’.

The local Gaelic football club (Doon GAA) forms a very special part of the community.

The community and catchment area are served by Doon’s pub (Martins of Doon) which is situated on the crossroads and is well known for the craic and GAA banter.

Location – Doon Co. Offaly
Football Club – Doon GAA
Castle – Esker Castle
Photographer – Ian Hennessy Photography

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