Tag Archives: Temple

Capturing History Challenge Week 17

Welcome to another week of the History Challenge. To kick of this weeks challenge we travel across the pond to the US and Augusta, Maine to check out the old Kennebec Arsenal from the 1800’s which later saw use as the … Continue reading

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Capturing History Challenge Week 14

Welcome to Week 14 of the Capturing History Challenge. Where the only thing guaranteed is a selection of gorgeous images from around the world each with their own unique and fascinating historic connections and perhaps a tale or two. Kicking … Continue reading

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The Fire Temple

Getting back to my recent visit to Kildare town, there is a rather interesting structure which is located on the north side of St. Brigid’s Cathedral grounds. This is the site of the ancient Fire Temple associated with the Gaelic … Continue reading

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The Casino

No I haven’t taken up gambling. The Casino was an 18th century neo-classical house built in the 1700’s for the 1st Earl of Charlemont, James Caulfield. It was designed for him by the famous Scottish architect Sir William Chambers. With … Continue reading

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St. Brigid’s Fire Temple Part 6

After sharing a well deserved bottle of coke, it was off to the north side of the Cathedral where the restored foundations of an ancient fire temple. A small fire is often lit in the fire temple for ritual on … Continue reading

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