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Tag Archives: monasteries
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
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, really is a fantastic gem of a find with many wonderful historical ruins to explore. … Continue reading
Founded in 1292 by William De Vesci Lord 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
Posted in Historical, Photography, Places of Interest Tagged 1292, Abbey, Brigid, Carmelites, Castle, Chapel, church, Cruciform, edward mooney, Franciscans, Friars, Gothic, Granite, Grey Abbey, Habits, havenphotography, Henry VIII, Ireland, John Harris, Kildare, Lord of Kildare, Monasterevin, monasteries, Patrick, Penal Laws, Pugin, Sculpture, Stained Glass, White, William De Vesci, William Hague 2 Comments
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