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Cashel in County Tipperary, Munster, Ireland — Irish South-West
 

Carraig Phádraig / St. Patrick's Rock

 
 
Carraig Phádraig Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2019
1. Carraig Phádraig Marker
Inscription.  
Carraig Phádraig

Ba í Carraig Phádraig, ceann de na láithreacha is stairiúla in Éirinn, suí rithe na Mumhan ón 4ú haois go dtí 1101 an uair a bronnadh ar an Eaglais í. Is iad seo na séadchomharthaí is tábhachtaí anseo:
Séipéal Chormaic, a thóg Cormac Mac Cárthaigh, Rí Mumhan, idir 1127-34, an Eaglais Rómhánúil is sonraíthí in Éirinn. Ardeaglais Phádraig a tógadh sa 13ú haois agus a d'úsáidtí mar eaglais go dtí 1748. An Caisleán, áit chónaithe an easpaig, mar ar dhúnmharaigh an tIarla Inse Uí Chuinn na céadta i 1647. An Cloigtheach a tógadh sa 12ú haois. Macasamhail de Chros Phádraig ina seasamh an bhonn eibhir. Halla Córúil na mBiocáirí a thóg an tArdeaspag Ó hEidhin sa 15ú haois.
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St. Patrick's Rock

The Rock of Cashel, one of Ireland's most historic sites, was the seat of the kings of Munster from the 4th century until 1101, when it was presented to the Church.
The most important monuments here are:
Cormac's Chapel, built by Cormac Mac Carthaigh, King of Munster,

St. Patrick's Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2019
2. St. Patrick's Rock Marker
in 1127-34, the most remarkable Romanesque Church in Ireland. St. Patrick's Cathedral, which was built in the 13th century and continued in use until 1748. The Castle, the bishop's residence, where the Earl of Inchiquin massacred hundreds in 1647. The Round Tower, built in the 12th century. A replica of St. Patrick's Cross which stands on a pedestal of granite at the entrance to the Rock. The Hall of the Vicars Choral, built by Archbishop O Hedian in the 15th century.

 
Erected by Comhairle Baile Chaiseal Mumhan / Cashel Town Council.
 
Location. 52° 31.176′ N, 7° 53.379′ W. Marker is in Cashel, Munster, in County Tipperary. Marker is on Rock Lane. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tobar Mhuire / Ladyswell (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); Falla an Ghorta Mhóir/An tArdán - The Famine Wall/The Terrace (about 210 meters away); An Scairdeán / The Fountain (approx. 0.4 kilometers away).
 
Also see . . .  Rock of Cashel. Wikipedia article on Rock of Cashel (Submitted on November 4, 2014, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.) 
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
St. Patrick's Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, August 17, 2014
3. St. Patrick's Rock Marker
St. Patrick's Rock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, August 17, 2014
4. St. Patrick's Rock Marker
The marker on the left is the English-language version of the marker, while that on the right is the Irish-language version.
Carraig Phádraig / St. Patrick's Rock Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2019
5. Carraig Phádraig / St. Patrick's Rock Markers
Rock of Cashel image. Click for full size.
By Robert French, circa 1890
6. Rock of Cashel
Rock of Cashel image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 11, 2015
7. Rock of Cashel
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 21, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 4, 2014, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 549 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 21, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3, 4. submitted on November 4, 2014, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.   5. submitted on July 21, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   6. submitted on November 4, 2014.   7. submitted on January 6, 2016, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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