Tag Archives: St. Patrick

Donaghmore Round Tower & Church

The ruins of the old Round Tower and Church at Donaghmore were quite an unexpected find. Located just outside the town of Navan on the road to the infamous hill of Slane. I had pulled into what looked like a … Continue reading

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Ráth Lóegaire

Ráith Lóegaire (Laoghaire’s Fort) is a hilltop fort which can be found to the south of the Royal enclosure on Tara. This is where the legendary king Lóegaire is said to have been buried in the upright position, facing his … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick’s Cathedral – Monochrome Madness Chalenge

For this weeks challenge, I picked an image I took last year during the Bram Stoker Festivals Vampire Hunt. Its a wonderful structure with a rich history, dating back to 1191AD. Interestingly enough it is one of two medieval Cathedrals … Continue reading

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Old St. Assam’s Church

On a recent excursion around north Dublin I stopped of in Raheny to check out the ruins of an old chapel known locally as St. Assam’s. Well wasn’t I surprised to find that some bloody genius had built two of … Continue reading

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Paddy’s Day Parade

Yet again its been a while since I’ve had a chance to post something here, so I shall be playing catch up over the next few weeks. To start of with here are some images from the Paddy’s day parade … Continue reading

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Old Kilcullen High Cross & Round Tower

After getting side tracked en route I finally arriving at my original destination, the site of the old monastery at old situated just off the N78 at old Kilcullen.Old Kilcullen, formerly Kilcullen (Cill Chuilinn, “the Church of the Holly” in … Continue reading

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