Tag Archives: Tipperary

A Walk to Athassel Priory

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written by John Cash about the road that connects Cashel to the town of Golden where Athassel Priory is located.   A medieval road that has so many stories to tell, stories of laughter, love, terror, murder & life. In … Continue reading

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Athassel Priory – Golden, Co. Tipperary

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A few miles southwest of Cashel in County Tipperary lies the ruins of Athassel Priory, a 13th century monastery on about 4 acres of land.  The ruins are haunting when viewed from the road.  It’s a very thin place. The … Continue reading

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The Rock of Cashel

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The Pre-Christian and Celtic people of Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England had a keen sense for thin places. The landscape in these countries is littered with man-made markings and ruins that remind the passer-by that this is holy ground. The … Continue reading

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