Ireland's Ancient East

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The Collins Press, 1 apr. 2016 - 345 pagina's

From medieval Carlingford in Louth to Blarney Castle in Cork, discover the top 100 places to visit in Ireland’s Ancient East. Wander through time at sites such as Clonmacnoise, Newgrange and the Rock of Cashel, as well as at hidden gems like Athassel Priory in Tipperary, Loughcrew Passage Tombs in Meath and Heywood Gardens in Laois. From dolmens to round towers, Anglo-Norman castles to historic gardens, over 5,000 years of Ireland’s history, heritage, archaeology and folklore are waiting to be discovered. Find out - which round towers can be climbed - where there is a 2,000-year-old trackway across a bog - which famous garden features a piece of the Berlin Wall - where St Nicholas is buried Included is practical information about each location and what to expect from the visitor experience. With easy-to-follow maps and specially commissioned photographs, this is the first guide to Ireland’s Ancient East.

 

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COUNTY LONGFORD 11 Granard Motte and Bailey
The Corlea Trackway
COUNTY WESTMEATH 13 St Munnas Church
Fore Abbey
The Hill of Uisneach
Athlone Castle
COUNTY MEATH 17 Loughcrew Cairns 18 Kells
Rathmore Church

COUNTY MONAGHAN 7 Clones
COUNTY CAVAN 8 The Cavan Burren 9 Lough Oughter
Shantemon Stone
Trim Castle
Bective Abbey
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Over de auteur (2016)

Neil Jackman is an experienced archaeologist who has excavated sites all over Ireland. He also writes a fortnightly heritage article on TheJournal.ie and the popular blog, Time Travel Ireland. He is co-founder and executive director of Abarta Heritage.

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