Clare Island

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Approaching Clare Island, Mayo, with the medieval towerhouse, Granuaile's Castle visible on the coastline.

Granuaile’s Castle, a medieval towerhouse on Clare Island • Mayo

Clare Island Abbey

A plaque bearing the coat of arms for the O MAILLE (O'Malley family). A large boar is depicted in its centre, and it also shows three bows, a boat, and a prancing horse.

A plaque with the coat of arms of the O MAILLE (O’Malley) family and their motto TERRA MARIQ POTENS (Powerful on Land and Sea) in Clare Island Abbey • Mayo

A plaque bearing the coat of arms for the O MAILLE (O'Malley family). A large boar is depicted in its centre, and it also shows three bows, a boat, and a prancing horse.

A plaque with the coat of arms of the O MAILLE (O’Malley) family and their motto TERRA MARIQ POTENS (Powerful on Land and Sea) in Clare Island Abbey • Mayo

Upper left: the chancel of Clare Island Abbey • Lower left: Clare Island Abbey • Right: beautifully preserved medieval paintings on the roof of Clare Island Abbey

Top: the chancel of Clare Island Abbey • Middle: beautifully preserved medieval paintings on the roof of Clare Island Abbey • Bottom: Clare Island Abbey

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