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Clonfert Stained Glass Design

Clonfert Cathedral and Clonmacnoise

July 15th 2009
Tuesday’s field trip took us to two sites important to Medieval Christianity. The first was Clonfert Cathedral. This church was founded in the 6th century by St. Brendan, often called “St. Brendan the Navigator.” According to legend he is buried here, although no one knows for sure, and the Irish don’t tend to be big on doing the sort of archaeological dig that would be needed to deter ... read more
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Irish Flag Celtic tribes arrived on the island between 600-150 B.C. Invasions by Norsemen that began in the late 8th century were finally ended when King Brian BORU defeated the Danes in 1014. English invasions began in the 12th century and set off more than se... ... read more
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