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Thumbnails of Clonmacnoise and Ireland (photos taken by webmaster or from postcards purchased June 2000 while visiting this Inspirational site)
Links to other Clonmacnoise web sites are shown at bottom of page.

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Clonmacnoise Aerial view.   This is a copy of a post Card  purchased in Longford County Ireland. Claffey Church is in foreground.  It appears as the small back section of building in foreground. The two round towers are included in count of 8 churches.  Small dots are grave markers. To read more and see larger view, click on photo.
Clonmacnoise entrance. Stone wall surrounds enclosure of 8 churches first founded by St. Ciaran around 545 A. D.  Doulin or 
Dowling and Hurpain (Claffey) Churches stand together on right. 
To read more, Click on photo. 
South Cross, first of  four High Crosses is said to be, probably the oldest in Ireland. This replica replaces original which has been moved into enclosure nearby to protect it from the elements. It stands in front or Doulin and Hurpain (or MacLlaffey Church).
There are many Claffey grave stones in and around church. 
            Original South Cross. It is enclosed in Visitor Center building to protect it from elements.  It has been replaced in front of Doulin, Hurpain (Claffey) church by a replica. 
To read more and see a larger photo, click on photo. 
Glenn W. Mounts (Carol's husband) standing near the CLAFFEY Church
insde Claffey Church toward east Inside the Claffey Church looking toward eastern window.
inside the Claffey Church at Clonmacnoise Carol Ann Claffey Mounts standing inside the CLAFFEY Church at Clonmacnoise.

 
 
 
Links to other web pages about Clonmacnoise

Clonmacnoise, Co Offaly Ireland by Thomas Dunne

PICTORIAL JOURNEY THROUGH CLONMACNOISE  by Brian Kelly

St Ciaran's (Kieran) School of Clonmacnoise

A Saint for a week, St Ciaran   from Sacred Heart Parish Waterlooville

History of Athlone

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