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Contention at Clonmacnoise

Contention at Clonmacnoise…

This from the annals in 942:

Between the foul of the sea and the foul of the land, where there was a great slaughter of crows 942

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An Early Christian site founded by St. Ciarán in the mid-6th century on the eastern bank of the River Shannon. The site includes the ruins of a cathedral, seven churches (10th  -13th century), two round towers, three high crosses and the largest collection of Early Christian graveslabs in Western Europe.
Heritage Ireland