Category Archives: Cathedrals

Tobar Ghobnatan (St. Gobnait’s House, Church, Cemetery, Statue, & Well)

Tobar Ghobnatan * Ballyvourney (a.k.a. Baile Bhuirne), County Cork, Ireland * Named after the Matron Saint of Ballyvourney and sacred Bee-Keeping mistress, Saint Ghobnatan, this site is a holy pilgrimage location and monastic settlement known as “Tobar Ghobnatan”. This is … Continue reading

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Paul Koudounaris’ lecture on Heavenly Bodies : Spectacular Jeweled Skeletons

Paul Koudounaris: Heavenly Bodies* Lecture, Slide Show, and Book Signing * The Strange Factory * Albuquerque, New Mexico * Friday, November 22, 2013 * A race from Taos to Albuquerque to visit a friend’s lecture on his amazing discoveries about … Continue reading

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Saints ancient heart stolen from Dublin cathedral – Yahoo! News

By SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Associated Press – 21 hrs ago Email 23 Print RELATED CONTENT     Enlarge Photo A tourist gestures at the broken iron cage that housed the heart of St. Laurence … Enlarge Photo The iron cage that housed the heart of St. Laurence … Continue reading

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St. Brigid’s Cathedral – Kildare

  St. Brighid’s Cathedral   St. Brighid’s Cathedral * Kildare, Ireland * Open May-September, Mon-Sat 10 am – 1 pm; 2 pm – 5 pm; Sundays from 2-5 pm. Cathedral closes October thru April. In the heart of Kildare lies … Continue reading

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Kildare, Ireland

  Kildare, Ireland  Kildare, Ireland * http://www.kildare.ie/kildareheritage/?page_id=39 * http://www.kildaretown.ie/ * The visit I took in July to Kildare was one of the most sacred pilgrimmages I’ve made in my life. The Goddess Brigid has been my Matron and principle Deity … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Cathedral (Dublin)

    St. Patrick’s Cathedral * Saint Patrick’s Cathedral Saint Patrick’s Close, Dublin 8, Ireland * http://www.stpatrickscathedral.ie * In the Medieval District of Dublin lies one of Dublin’s most famous churches also known as The National Cathedral and Collegiate Church … Continue reading

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Medieval District of Dublin

    Medieval District Dublin, Ireland The walled district of Dublin that contains Christ Church, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublinia Medieval Museum, The Brazenhead Pub, and many other landmarks is known as the “Medieval District”. As Dublin can trace its origins … Continue reading

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St. Audeon’s Church

    St. Audeon’s * High Street, Dublin 8, Ireland * http://62.73.177.39/en/HistoricSites/DublinArea/StAudoensChurchDublin/ * +353 (0)1 677-0088 * Located right next to Christ Church, St. Audeon’s Church is designated as a National Monument as one of Dublin’s earliest surviving medieval churches. … Continue reading

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Christ Church

    Christ Church Cathedral * http://cccdub.ie/ * Dublin, Ireland * Christ Church also known as the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity was founded in 1030 C.E. in Dublin’s Medieval District and is dedicated to the Holy Trinity. The Cathedral … Continue reading

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Hore Abbey

    Hore Abbey Cashel, Ireland Just 1 km down from the Rock of Cashel is the Hore Abbey, a ruined Cistercian monastery on the Tipperary plains in Southern Ireland. The name for the abbey comes from the term “iubhair” … Continue reading

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