Rock of Cashel

We stopped by the Rock of Cashel on our trip through Ireland.

According to local mythology, the Rock of Cashel originated in the Devil's Bit, a mountain 20 miles (30 km) north of Cashel when St. Patrick banished Satan from a cave, resulting in the Rock's landing in Cashel. Cashel is reputed to be the site of the conversion of the King of Munster by St. Patrick in the 5th century.

The Rock of Cashel was the traditional seat of the kings of Munster for several hundred years prior to the Norman invasion. In 1101, the King of Munster, Muirchertach Ua Briain, donated his fortress on the Rock to the Church. The picturesque complex has a character of its own and is one of the most remarkable collections of Celtic art and medieval architecture to be found anywhere in Europe. Few remnants of the early structures survive; the majority of buildings on the current site date from the 12th and 13th centuries.

A spectacular group of Medieval buildings set on an outcrop of limestone in the Golden Vale including the 12th century round tower, High Cross and Romanesque Chapel, 13th century Gothic cathedral, 15th century Castle and the restored Hall of the Vicars Choral.

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<p>Rock of Cashel. County Tipperary. Ireland</p>			<p><a href="http://www.flickr.com/people/161745280@N04/">-Palmers-</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
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<p>The finish destination of the <a href="http://world.secondlife.com/group/402f2af0-fbe2-8b0c-d394-06532bc83437?lang=en" rel="noreferrer nofollow">Drivers of SL</a> Grid Drive 2019-02-02<br />
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My Love an me at the Destination Location @ Rock of Cashel<br />
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Visit this Place in Second Life: <a href="http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Cape York/159/143/294" rel="noreferrer nofollow">Rock Of Cashel Riding Sim</a></p>			<p><a href="http://www.flickr.com/people/bylennon/">Barry-Lennon</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
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<p>Cashel, Co. Tipperary, Ireland</p>			<p><a href="http://www.flickr.com/people/162134345@N07/">Johans tilted tripod</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
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<p>Not Alcatraz, but the rock of Cashel. Another one of this very well preserved mighty castle in south of Ireland, from the roadtrip with my brother. In hindsight the branches in the right hand side is stealing some attention, but I suppose they get the job done for framing still.</p>			<p><a href="http://www.flickr.com/people/brendan_doyle/">Brendan Doyle</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
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<p>Heute erwarten uns die Ruinen der einstigen Kathedrale auf dem Rock of Cashel, in der bereits im 5. Jh. <br />
Hochkönige gekrönt wurden. Schon von weitem ragt die Silhouette der eindrucksvollen Ruine der so genannten „irischen Akropolis“ mit ihren Türmen, Zinnen und Spitzgiebeln gen Himmel. Noch heute zeugt der mächtige Felsen in der flachen Landschaft vom Glanz und der Macht des einstigen Königssitzes.</p>			<p><a href="http://www.flickr.com/people/micbou64/">micbou64</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
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<p>Heute erwarten uns die Ruinen der einstigen Kathedrale auf dem Rock of Cashel, in der bereits im 5. Jh. <br />
Hochkönige gekrönt wurden. Schon von weitem ragt die Silhouette der eindrucksvollen Ruine der so genannten „irischen Akropolis“ mit ihren Türmen, Zinnen und Spitzgiebeln gen Himmel. Noch heute zeugt der mächtige Felsen in der flachen Landschaft vom Glanz und der Macht des einstigen Königssitzes.</p>			<p><a href="http://www.flickr.com/people/beyou_hh/">bjoernuhde</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
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<p>Lustig, wenn man einige Monate später die Bilder noch mal durchgeht. Der Tag war regnerisch am Rock of Cashel - und zeigt meine Freundin beim Verlassen der Ruinen der Kathedrale dort oben, meine Fototasche am Revers</p>			<p><a href="http://www.flickr.com/people/_ef/">My corner of the world and beyond</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
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<p>“The complex has a character of its own, unique and native, and is one of the most remarkable collections of Celtic art and medieval architecture to be found anywhere in Europe.”</p>			<p><a href="http://www.flickr.com/people/schaeffer/">Rainer ❏</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
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<p>• Auf dem 65 Meter hohen Felsen &quot;Rock of Cashel&quot; erheben sich die gut erhaltenen Überreste einer mächtigen gotischen Kathedrale aus dem Mittelalter.<br />
Der erste Erzbischof von Cashel begann im Jahr 1127 mit einem ersten Kirchenbau auf dem Berg. Die Kapelle wurde im irisch-romanischen Stil errichtet und steht noch heute auf dem Rock of Cashel.  Mit dem Bau der gewaltigen Kathedrale wurde im 13. Jahrhundert begonnen.<br />
• On the 65 meter high rock &amp; quot; Rock of Cashel &amp; quot; rise the well-preserved remains of a mighty Gothic cathedral from the Middle Ages.<br />
The first Archbishop of Cashel began in 1127 with a first church on the mountain. The chapel was built in the Irish-Romanesque style and is still standing today on the Rock of Cashel. The construction of the huge cathedral began in the 13th century.</p>			<p><a href="http://www.flickr.com/people/japanapril2010/">birdsrule</a> posted a photo:</p>
	
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