County Clare

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County Clare

St Cronan (6C) founded a monastery here. The church is probably the oldest church in Ireland in terms of continuous use. There is a splendid lintelled doorway through which the High King of Ireland Brian Boru is said to have entered. The church was probably rebuilt in the 10C.

OS: 58 637 830 marked

In a garden not far away is a huge standing stone which probably delineated the monastery boundary. (marked)

Further down the road to Galway is the well of St Coelan. (not marked)

See also:

Church Church gable with doorway Boundary Stone (1) Boundary Stone (2) St Coelan's Well