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Tag Archives: Cistercian
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
Another Castle that I found near Dalkey was Bullock Castle. It is believed to date from the twelfth century, in and around 1150AD. Apparently it was built by the Cistercian monks of St. Mary’s Abbey in Dublin, in order to … Continue reading
Posted in Castles, Diary of a Ruinhunter, Historical, Medieval, Photography, Places of Interest, Ruins Tagged 1150AD, 12th Century, Abbey, Battlements, Bullock Castle, Carving, Castle, Cistercian, Dalkey, Dublin, Ed Mooney Photography, Fishing, Harbour, Ireland, Machicolation, Monks, photographer, ruins, St. Mary, The Danes Head 14 Comments
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
Posted in Diary of a Ruinhunter, Historical, Landscape, Medieval, Photography, Places of Interest, Religious Sites, Ruins, Sacred Well Tagged 1985, 6th Century, AnCo, Burial Ground, Chapel of Mone, church, Church of Barrog, Cistercian, Coast Road, Disiple, Dissolution, Dublin, Ed Mooney Photography, Eoin Mac Neill, Excavation, Francis Higgins, Gaelic League, Govenor General, Graveyard, Holy Well, Howth, IRA, Ireland, Irish Free State, Kilbarrack, Leo Swan, Lord Edward Fitzgerald, Mariners church, Memorial, monasteries, Monks, Religious Sites, Ruin, Sham Squire, St. Bearach, St. Kevin, Sweetman Family 45 Comments
This Abbey is one of my personal favourite sites to visit. Last week I found myself urged to make the drive down the N81 through Blessington to the small town of Baltinglass in Wicklow to explore the Abbey. Baltinglass was … Continue reading
Posted in Diary of a Ruinhunter, Historical, Places of Interest, Ruins Tagged 1148AD, 2537AD, Abbey, Anglican, Architecure, Baltinglass, Baltinglass Master, Bealach Conglais, Blessington, carvings, Chancel, Chapel, church, Cistercian, Cloister, Clonglas, Diarmuid Mac Murchada, Dissolution, Earl of Pembroke, Fianna, Fionn Mac Cumhaill, Gothic Arches, Grace Stone, Invasion, Ireland, Jerpoint, King of Leinster, Knight, Mausoleum, Mellifont, monastery, Monks, Nave, Norman, Presbytery, Rennovation, Richard de Clare, River Slaney, Road of Cúglas, Romanesque, Ruin Hunter, St. Marys, Strongbow, The Valley of Salvation, Tile, Transept, Warrior, Wicklow 47 Comments
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