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In search of a clachan, and Fr Ted’s house

During my wanderings in Co. Clare recently, I was studying a map and saw a reference to a Deserted Village. Well, that was enough to pique my interest, and I determined to try and find it the next day. I worked out my … Continue reading

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Sailboat prayer tokens and Arthur graves at the Ennis Friary

The Ennis Friary in Co. Clare, Ireland was founded for the Franciscans around 1284 by the O’Brien family. It’s had an interesting history, remaining active under O’Brien protection until at least 1570. Later it came under the auspices of the Church … Continue reading

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