The Hill of Slane

Aerial view of the Hill of Slane in the Boyne Valley of County Meath

Aerial view of the Hill of Slane • Meath

St Patrick Lights the Paschal Fire on the Hill of Slane

Statue of St Patrick on the Hill of Slane

Statue of St Patrick on the Hill of Slane • Meath

‘The bell-house of Sláine was burned by the foreigners of Áth Cliath. The founder’s episcopal staff, and the best of all bells, the lector Caenachair and a large number with him, were all burned.’

Upper left: the ruins of the church • Lower left: the tomb shrine of St Erc • Right: an unusual depiction of a dragon

Top: the ruins of the church • Middle: an unusual depiction of a dragon • Bottom: the tomb shrine of St Erc

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