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Tag Archives: Taghadoe
The House of Tua
Just outside Maynooth on the side of the Straffan road there is a small graveyard. This is the site of an early Christian monastery which contains the ruins of a 6th century Round Tower and a 19th century Church. The … Continue reading
Posted in Photography, Round Tower Tagged Ireland, Kildare, monastery, Nikon, photographer, Photography, round Tower, Taghadoe, Travel 30 Comments
Re-work Wednesday 12
This week we travel back to 2012 and the site of an early Christian Monastery in Taghadoe, Co. Kildare. All that remains of this monastery which dates back to the sixth century is the Round Tower which was reported to … Continue reading
After some difficulty, I eventually found this quite little graveyard about a mile away from another Ladychapel Church in Maynooth. The first church I found although nice was definitely not the one that I had been searching for. Whilst it … Continue reading
Posted in Diary of a Ruinhunter, Historical, Medieval, Photography, Places of Interest, Religious Sites, Ruins, Sacred Well Tagged church, Druids, Ed Mooney Photography, Graveyard, Holy Well, Ireland, Kildare Ireland, Ladyschapel, Maynooth, Medieval, Photography, Ruin, Sacred Well, Taghadoe 19 Comments
Taghadoe Round Tower
The early monastery at Taghadoe may have been founded by St Tua, also known as Ultan the Silent, who was attached to the nearby monastery of Clane. Little is known of its history except that one of its abbots, Folachtach … Continue reading
Posted in Historical, Photography, Places of Interest Tagged 6th Century, church, Graveyard, Kildare, round Tower, Taghadoe, Turretts, Ultan the silent 11 Comments
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