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Experiencing Ireland's Sacred Places: Clonmacnoise

Experiencing Ireland’s Sacred Places: Clonmacnoise

Experiencing Ireland’s Sacred Places: Clonmacnoise

Experiencing Ireland's Sacred Places: Clonmacnoise ,

“In a quiet water’d land…stands Saint Kieran’s city fair; And the warriors of Erin in their famous generations Slumber there.” Along the banks of the Shannon River, the ruins of Clonmacnoise stand as silent witness to a once thriving monastic city, ‘Ciaran’s City Fair.’ Founded between 544 and 549 AD, Clonmacnoise became one of the