N6078 : Viewpoint, Loughcrew

taken 11 years ago, 4 km from Bobsville, Meath, Ireland

Viewpoint, Loughcrew
Viewpoint, Loughcrew
Taken from the small car park where the Oldcastle to Kells road crosses the Loughcrew ridge. Here is a memorial to Saint Oliver Plunkett of Loughcrew, Oldcastle. He was found guilty of high treason "for promoting the Catholic faith" and was condemned to be hung drawn and quartered. He was the last Catholic to die [1681] for his faith at Tyburn, and the first of the Irish martyrs to be beatified. See LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )
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N6078   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 19 August, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 3 September, 2006
Category
View > Viewpoint   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! N 605 785 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:45.1659N 7:5.0154W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! N 602 783
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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