Tag Archives: 6th Century

CillBharrog Church & Cemetery

I came across this little ruined church on the way out to Howth recently. It is situated on a raised piece of land right on the coast road with some great views of the surrounding area. In early Christian times … Continue reading

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Taghadoe Round Tower

The early monastery at Taghadoe may have been founded by St Tua, also known as Ultan the Silent, who was attached to the nearby monastery of Clane. Little is known of its history except that one of its abbots, Folachtach … Continue reading

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Aghaboe Abbey

Right, I have finaly managed to move my blog accross,┬ájust in time for Christmas. Next year I hope to get to visit more of┬áthese fascinating sites which can be found scattered around the Irish countryside, (some are more easily found … Continue reading

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