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A 10th Century Abbot and His Cats – Monasterboice & Celtic High Crosses

A 10th Century Abbot and His Cats – Monasterboice & Celtic High Crosses

It was within these ancient walls that illuminated manuscripts were written by candlelight and biblical stories translated from far-away languages. Monks gathered here together to share knowledge and keep it safe. Once the center for learning and religion in the Irish countryside, the ruins of MONASTERBOICE¬†near Drogheda beckon lovers of […]

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