G8002 : Boyle Abbey

taken 13 years ago, near to Boyle and Ballytrasna, Roscommon, Ireland

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Boyle Abbey
Boyle Abbey
The first successful foundation of a Cistercian presence in Connacht, built 1161-1220. Although the greater part has been destroyed, what remains is still an impressive ruin, preserved as a national monument. LinkExternal link
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G8002, 15 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Friday, 9 May, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 14 May, 2008
Category
Religious buildings > Abbey   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! G 803 027 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:58.3989N 8:18.0299W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! G 804 027
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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