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Dunamase Part 2: Return to the Rock
Yesterday I posted some shots of my kids on there first Castle exploration. Today here are my shots from the Rock of Dunamase. The Rock was the first ruin I had shot back in May 2011, and I remember how … Continue reading
Posted in Castles, Diary of a Ruinhunter, Historical, Landscape, Medieval, Photography, Places of Interest, Ruins Tagged 1990s, 843AD, 9th century, abbot, annals of the four masters, Castle, church, Diary of a Ruin Hunter, dun, Dun Masc, Ed Mooney Photography. Photographer, Excavations, fort, Fortification, historical, Historical site, Irish Gaelic, Laois, Leinster, N80, OPW, Photography, plundered, Portlaoise, Rock of Dunamase, ruins, Scenic, Stradbally, Terryglass, the fort of Masc, Vikings 52 Comments
I have to admit, the large medieval Abbey ruins of Bective are probably the nicest I have had the chance to explore to date, with the exception of the Baltinglass Abbey in Wicklow, but Baltinglass has been a personal favourite … Continue reading
Posted in Castles, Diary of a Ruinhunter, Historical, Landscape, Medieval, Photography, Places of Interest, Religious Sites, Ruins Tagged 1147AD, Abbey, abbot, Baltinglass, Bective, Botne, Cistercian, Diary of a Ruin Hunter, Dublin, Ed Mooney Photography, Fortified, Gaaelic, Hugh De Lacey, Ireland, King of Meath, Mainistir Bheigthi, Meath, monastery, Monks, Murchadh O' Melaghin, Parliment, ruins, St.Thomas 36 Comments
Right, I have finaly managed to move my blog accross, just in time for Christmas. Next year I hope to get to visit more of these fascinating sites which can be found scattered around the Irish countryside, (some are more easily found … Continue reading
Posted in Historical, Photography, Places of Interest Tagged 6th Century, Abbey, abbot, Aghaboe, Ahenny, Astronomer. St. Virgilius, Augustinian, Belltower, Bishop, burning, Carving, Cathedral, Church of Ireland, Cloister, countryside, Diocese, Dominican, Finghan MacGillapatrick, Friary, High Crosses, Ireland, Kilkieran, Laois, Limestone, middle ages, monastery, Monks, Motte, Norman, Ossary, Photography, plundering, priory, relics, Salzburg, St. Candice, Viking Leave a comment
The Rock of Dunamase
The Rock of Dunamase (Dún Masc, “the fort of Masc” in Irish Gaelic) is one of the most historic sites in Ireland. Located in County Laois, this scenic site is a short distance from the N80 road and lies between the towns … Continue reading
Posted in Historical, Photography Tagged 1990s, 843AD, 9th century, abbot, aheologists, annals of the four masters, Castle, church, dun, Dun Masc, Excavations, fort, Fortification, historical, Historical site, Irish Gaelic, Laois, Leinster, N80, OPW, plundered, Portlaoise, Rock of Dunamase, ruins, Scenic, Stradbally, Terryglass, the fort of Masc, Vikings 5 Comments
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