Tag Archives: Augustinian

An encounter at Skryne

I haverecently begun to focus my Ruin hunting in the Meath area, just for a change. One of my first ports of call was to the medieval church ruin which sits atop Skryne Hill. Skryne or Skreen as it is … Continue reading

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Priory of De Laude Dei

I came across the Abbey at Ballyboggan purely by chance after taking a wrong turn. I was actually heading along the Kildare/ Offaly border in search of a couple of De Bermingham Castles which I had missed on by last … Continue reading

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Colmcille’s Well

This place really brings back memories, as a kid I remember spending many summer days up at the Hell Fire Club up on Montpellier hill. It was a good hour and a half of a hike and we would spend … 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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