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Tag Archives: Franciscan
Moving on just a short stroll from the ruins of the Franciscan Friary Lies an old church known as Clane Abbey. Initially both of these sites caused me some confusion, but a little research cleared this up. The Abbey’s connection … Continue reading
Posted in Diary of a Ruinhunter, Historical, Medieval, Photography, Places of Interest, Religious Sites Tagged 520AD, Abbey, Abbeylands, Anglo-Norman, Apsidal, Battlements, Bishop of Ferns, Celtic, Clane, Claonagh, Cleric, Cluain Damh, Community Hall, Ed Mooney Photography, Franciscan, Friary, Garden of Rememberance, Ireland, Kildare, Knights Hospitallers, monastery, Monastic Settlement, Norman, Order, photographer, Photography, Ruinhunter, ruins, St. Ailbe, Tomb, Tower 17 Comments
Finally its good to be back on the ruin hunting trail after a busy, but long hiatus away. Most of October had me side tracked with some Halloween themed posts, a big thank you to all who have indulged me … Continue reading
Posted in Diary of a Ruinhunter, Historical, Medieval, Photography, Places of Interest, Religious Sites, Ruins Tagged 1258AD, Abbeylands, Anglo-Norman, Clane, Claonagh, Cleric, Ed Mooney Photography, Franciscan, Friary, Gerald Fitzmaurice, Geraldines, Ireland, Kildare, Lord of Offaly, monastery, Monastic Settlement, Norman, Order, photographer, Photography, Ruinhunter, ruins 23 Comments
Franciscan Abbey, Castledermot
A short walk back up the lovely tree lined avenue to the main street I turned left and adjacent the filling station on the way out of Castledermot lie’s the ruins of the Franciscan Abbey of Castledermot. Founded in 1302AD … Continue reading
Posted in Historical, Photography, Places of Interest Tagged Abbey, Castledermot, Franciscan, Friary, Kildare 2 Comments
The last of the Kildare Town Abbeys I recently visited was Grey Abbey, situated to the south of the town. The site can be accessed from either the Kildare Village outlet boardwalk or from the graveyard side on the Grey … Continue reading
Posted in Historical, Photography, Places of Interest Tagged 1254, 1539, Abbey, boardwalk, disrepair, Earls, Franciscan, Friars, Gerald Fitzmaurice, Graveyard, joan de burgo, Kildare, kildare village, Lord Offaly, Town, William De Vesci 7 Comments
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