Cashel in County Tipperary, Munster, Ireland — Irish South-West
St. Patrick's Rock
The most important monuments here are:
Cormac's Chapel, built by Cormac Mac Carthaigh, King of Munster, 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 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.
Also see . . . Rock of Cashel. Wikipedia article on Rock of Cashel (Submitted on November 4, 2014, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.)
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