County Fermanagh

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Devenish Island

County Fermanagh

St Molaise (570) founded the monastery here in Lower LoughErne. There is the 12C ‘house’ built for the remains of the saint, a 12 C Round Tower and the footings of another, a 13C Church, and the 15/16C Abbey Church on the hill. His Book Shrine is in the National Museum.

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See: Norther Ireland Environment Agency

See also:

The 11C shrine of the Gospel Book of St Molaise Abbey church Church and Tower Church General view St Molaise's House The Mediaeval Cross View from the boat (1) View from the boat (2) View from Tower