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Tag Archives: Cross
Capturing History Challenge – Week 5
Here we are with yet another week of the Challenge. The last five weeks have flown by, and I got some more great images for you to see. This week we travel around England, Ireland, Scotland and then across Europe … Continue reading
Posted in Capturing History Challenge, Diary of a Ruinhunter, History, Photography Tagged Castle, Challenge, Cross, Donadea, Dunvegan, Emgland, History, Ireland, Kildare, Muckross Abbey, Photography, Saxon, Scotland, Sicily, Waylands Smithy 47 Comments
Clonaslee, a Disappointment, a Bell, and some Crosses………..
I had made my way out to Clonaslee on the way home from work one evening to find a couple of early Christian cross slabs, which are said to be similar to those found as Cloneagh. Unfortunately it would seem … Continue reading
Posted in Diary of a Ruinhunter, Photography Tagged Bell, Celtic, Clonaslee, Cross, Ed Mooney Photography, Ireland, Laois, Nikon, photographer, Photography, St. Manman, Travel 39 Comments
Clonaslee Cross – Monochrome Madness Challenge
This weeks image for the Monochrome Madness Challenge has been collecting dust on my hard drive for almost a year now, and I didn’t know quite what to do with it. Taken on the grounds of the church in Clonaslee, … Continue reading
Posted in Photography Tagged church, Clonaslee, Cross, Ireland, Laois, Monchrome Madness Challenge, Nikon, photographer, Photography, Travel 11 Comments
I went looking for this little cross a while ago and had passed it twice before finally finding it. Tucked away on the side of a small country road just outside Ballymore Eustace in Co. Kildare. Its about half a … Continue reading
Posted in Diary of a Ruinhunter, Photography Tagged Ballymore Eustace, Coughlanstown, Cross, Ireland, Kildare, Nikon, photographer, Photography, ruins, Travel 27 Comments
St. Kevin’s Cross – Glendalough
This rather tall plain stone cross is quite remarkable, being carved from just a single block of granite, with an unpierced ring. The arms of it span over a meter in length and it stands at approx 2.5 meters in … Continue reading
Posted in Photography, Religious Sites Tagged Cross, Glendalough, Ireland, monastery, Nikon, photographer, Photography, St. Kevin, Travel, Wicklow 14 Comments
Sleaty, Another Medieval Church…..
I came across this old church ruin by sheer accident whilst on my recent trip around County Laois. Like so many other church ruins that I have visited over the last few years it appears to be nothing special, ruined … Continue reading
Posted in Diary of a Ruinhunter, Historical, Medieval, Photography, Places of Interest, Religious Sites, Ruins Tagged church, Cross, Ireland, Laois, Medieval, Nikon, photographer, Sleaty, Travel 29 Comments
St. Doolaghs Holy Well
The last items of interest to be seen on the grounds of St. Doolaghs are the rumoured three holy wells. The first is believed to be connected to the small octagonal structure known as the Baptistery, which has become famous … Continue reading
Posted in Diary of a Ruinhunter, Historical, Medieval, Places of Interest, Ruins, Sacred Well Tagged 12th Century, 600AD Hermit, 7th Century, Balgriffin, Baptistry, Battlement, cell, Cemetry, church, Cross, Dublin, Ed Mooney Photography, Glendalough, God, Holy Well, Ireland, Lepracy, monastery, Olave, Photography, St. Catherine's Pond, St. Doolagh, Stone, Stone Roof, Tower, Viking, Well House 15 Comments
St. Doolagh’s Cross
This interesting cross stands right beside the main road at the entrance to St. Doolagh’s church. It is a chunky peice of stone with no sign of decoration and it sits in what looks to be a modern plinth. The … Continue reading
Posted in Diary of a Ruinhunter, Historical, Medieval, Photography, Places of Interest, Ruins Tagged 12th Century, 600AD Hermit, 7th Century, Balgriffin, Battlement, cell, Cemetry, church, Cross, Dublin, Ed Mooney Photography, Glendalough, God, Ireland, Lepracy, monastery, Olave, Photography, St. Doolagh, Stone, Stone Roof, Tower, Viking 18 Comments
Kilgobbin High Cross
Right beside the mound on which Kilgobbin church sits there is a very nice but weathered and damaged Celtic High Cross. As mentioned in my previous post about the church ruins at Kilgobbin in the early 1800s a three-armed Celtic … Continue reading
On the Edge of Tallaght village lies Saint Maelruain’s Church, and whilst not a ruin it is a stunning church and there are some very interesting items within its grounds. There is no definite date available as to when Tallaght … Continue reading
Posted in Diary of a Ruinhunter, Historical, Landscape, Medieval, Ruins Tagged 770AD, Abbey, Bell Tower, Captain Alland, Ceilí Dé, Celtic, church, Cromwellian, Cross, Culdees, Ed Mooney Photography. Tallaght Dublin, Font, Fortifications, Fosse, Graveyard, Ireland, King Donnchadh, Loaf and Griddle, Losset, Medieval, monastery, Normans, O'Byrne, O'Toole, Patron Saint, Raiders, St. Maelruain, Tamlactense Monasterium, The Pale, Tower, Turret, Vaulted Ceiling, Viking 41 Comments
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