County Offaly

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County Offaly

St Mochuta (Carthach) (636) founded a monastery here but he was pushed out by the local king and the monastery moved to Lismore. His Rule still exists.

The next monastery at Rahan was founded in the 8C. There are 2 12C Churches here.

OS: 48 261 255 marked

see: C O’Brien Stories from a Sacred Landscape ch 11

See also:

Church 1 (1) Church 1 (2) Graveyard Building Graveyard