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Abbeys and Monasteries

St. Cronan’s 10th Century Church, Tuamgraney

St. Cronan’s 10th Century Church, Tuamgraney

St Cronan’s 10th Century Church is the oldest church in continuous use in Ireland.  A Monastery was founded on this site in the 6th century by St Cronan.  Tuamgraney is …
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Dominican Abbey Lorrha

Dominican Abbey Lorrha

In 1269, Walter de Burgo, Earl of Ulster, founded a Dominican monastery in Lorrha, which is about 30 minutes northwest of Roscrea, County Tipperary. There are ruins of three churches, …
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Saint Ruadhans Abbey Lorrha

Saint Ruadhans Abbey Lorrha

St. Ruadhan’s Abbey, Lorrha, Co. Tipperary – Lough Derg

Located about 30km from Nenagh in County Tipperary, the village of Lorrha is home to several important ecclesiastical ruins, including that of …
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Augustinian Abbey Lorrha

Augustinian Abbey Lorrha

The village of Lorrha in County Tipperary is home to the ruins of an Augustinian abbey established in the 12th century by the Order of Canons Regular. Over the course …
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Killaloe Cathedral and Churches

Killaloe Cathedral and Churches

Among the cathedral and churches in the village of Killaloe, County Clare, visitors will find an early monastery founded by St Fachnan, the cathedral established by Donal O Brien about …
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