Muckross Abbey

The Ring of Kerry Road Trip Itinerary by Tuatha
The Ring of Kerry Road Trip Itinerary by Tuatha
Muckross Abbey in Killarney National Park Kerry Ireland

Muckross Abbey in Killarney National Park • Kerry

The Architecture of Muckross Abbey

The Muckross Abbey Yew Tree in the cloister of the friary, Killarney National Park, Kerry

The yew tree in the cloister of Muckross Abbey • Kerry

‘…in the centre of which stands one of the tallest yew trees I have ever seen; its spread branches, like a great umbrella, overshadow the niches of the whole cloister …’

The Muckross Abbey Yew Tree in the cloister of the friary, Killarney National Park, Kerry

The yew tree in the cloister of Muckross Abbey • Kerry

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Folklore Relating to Muckross Abbey

The Muckross Abbey Yew Tree in the cloister of the friary, Killarney National Park, Kerry

A delicate medieval window in the chancel • Kerry

The Muckross Abbey Yew Tree in the cloister of the friary, Killarney National Park, Kerry

A delicate medieval window in the chancel • Kerry

Upper left: the exterior of the friary taken from the historic graveyard that surrounds it • Lower left: the cloisters • Right: a view from the nave towards the choir and the crossing tower

Top: the exterior of the friary taken from the historic graveyard that surrounds it • Middle: a view from the nave towards the choir and the crossing tower • Bottom: the cloisters