Clonmacnoise Monastery

The cross of the scriptures in front of the cathedral at Clonmacnoise Offaly the highlight of Irelands Hidden Heartlands

The Cross of the Scriptures and Cathedral • Clonmacnoise

The History of Clonmacnoise Monastery

Medieval doorway into the cathedral of Clonmacnoise Monastery

A fine medieval doorway into the Cathedral • Clonmacnoise

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Clonmacnoise Map

Annotated aerial image of Clonmacnoise showing key features • Offaly

The Cross of the Scriptures

A replica of the Cross of the Scriptures at ClonmacnoiseThe Cross of the Scriptures inside the Clonmacnoise Visitor Centre

A replica of the Cross of the Scriptures (tap image to see original) • Clonmacnoise

A replica of the Cross of the Scriptures at ClonmacnoiseThe Cross of the Scriptures inside the Clonmacnoise Visitor Centre

The Cross of the Scriptures (hover over to see original and replica) • Clonmacnoise

The South Cross

A replica of the South Cross at ClonmacnoiseThe South Cross in the Clonmacnoise Visitor Centre Offaly

The South Cross (hover over to see original and replica) • Clonmacnoise

A replica of the South Cross (tap image to see original) • Clonmacnoise

The North Cross

A replica of The North Cross on site at Clonmacnoise OffalyThe North Cross in Clonmacnoise Visitor Centre

A replica of the North Cross (tap image to see original) • Clonmacnoise

A replica of The North Cross on site at Clonmacnoise OffalyThe North Cross in Clonmacnoise Visitor Centre

The North Cross (hover over to see original and replica) • Clonmacnoise

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Clonmacnoise Visitor Centre

A reconstructed early church inside Inside Clonmacnoise Visitor Centre

The replica of a dairthech inside the Visitor Centre • Clonmacnoise

The Clonmacnoise Cross Slabs

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A selection of the cross slabs • Clonmacnoise

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A selection of the cross slabs • Clonmacnoise

Clonmacnoise Round Tower

Clonmacnoise Round Tower

The Round Tower • Clonmacnoise

Clonmacnoise Cathedral

Exterior of Clonmacnoise Cathedral

Clonmacnoise Cathedral • Clonmacnoise

Exterior of Clonmacnoise Cathedral

Clonmacnoise Cathedral • Clonmacnoise

Temple Dowling | Temple Hurpan

Exterior view of Temple Dowling and Temple Hurpan

Exterior of Temple Dowling & Temple Hurpan • Clonmacnoise

Temple Melaghlin

Exterior view of the ruined stone church known as Temple Melaghlin

Temple Melaghlin • Clonmacnoise

Exterior view of the ruined stone church known as Temple Melaghlin

Temple Melaghlin • Clonmacnoise

Temple Ciarán

Temple Ciaran at Clonmacnoise in Ireland's Hidden Heartlands

Temple Ciarán • Clonmacnoise

Temple Kelly

Temple Kelly Clonmacnoise

Aerial view of the fragmentary remains of Temple Kelly • Clonmacnoise

Temple Kelly Clonmacnoise

Aerial view of the fragmentary remains of Temple Kelly • Clonmacnoise

Temple Conor

Temple Kelly Clonmacnoise

Temple Conor • Clonmacnoise

Temple Finghín and Round Tower

Temple Finghin and the adjacent Round Tower at Clonmacnoise Offaly

Temple Finghín and Round Tower • Clonmacnoise

Temple Finghin and the adjacent Round Tower at Clonmacnoise Offaly

Temple Finghín and Round Tower • Clonmacnoise

The Pilgrim Path and Historic Graveyard

Temple Finghin and the adjacent Round Tower at Clonmacnoise Offaly

The stones mark the Pilgrim’s Path • Clonmacnoise

The Nuns’ Church

The Nun's Church at Clonmacnoise

The Nuns’ Church • Clonmacnoise

The Nun's Church at Clonmacnoise

The Nuns’ Church • Clonmacnoise

Clonmacnoise Castle

The ruins of Clonmacnoise Castle Offaly

Clonmacnoise Castle • Offaly

The Monastic Hinterland

Kilbegly Mill excavated near Ballinasloe

Kilbegly Mill under excavation in 2006 • Roscommon

Kilbegly Mill excavated near Ballinasloe

Kilbegly Mill under excavation in 2006 • Roscommon

Upper left: Clonmacnoise seen from the banks of the Shannon • Lower left: Temple Conor and the second round tower of Clonmacnoise • Right: the Romanesque doorway of the Nuns’ Church

Top: Clonmacnoise seen from the banks of the Shannon • Middle: the Romanesque doorway of the Nuns’ Church • Bottom: Temple Conor and the second round tower of Clonmacnoise

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