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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

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Castledermot Romanesque Archway

As previously mentioned Castledermot began its life as an early Christian monastic settlement back around 500 A.D. This small town situated on the river Lerr, ┬áreally is a fantastic gem of a find with many wonderful historical ruins to explore. … Continue reading

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White Abbey

Founded in 1292 by William De Vesci┬áLord of Kildare. The current church dates back to 1887 and became known as the White Abbey because of the color of the Carmelites habits. There are no remains of the earlier structures which … Continue reading

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