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Excavations at Clontuskert Priory, Co. Galway

Thomas Fanning

Excavations at Clontuskert Priory, Co. Galway

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Published by Royal Irish Academy in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Clontuskert Priory (Galway, Ireland).

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Thomas Fanning.
    SeriesProceedings of the Royal Irish Academy -- v. 76, no. 5.
    ContributionsRoyal Irish Academy.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 97-169, [13] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages169
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14667602M

    This feature incorporated into the fabric of Lady’s Well at Athenry consists of a somewhat worn effigy of a weeper from a late medieval tomb. It likely originated at the Dominican Friary or perhaps at St Mary’s parish church and was reused here as one of the stations associated with Lady’s Well. It’s survival informs. History. The building of the tomb dates back to the Neolithic Period, BC. The Creevykeel Court Tomb is made up of a long, trapezoid shaped cairn which encloses an oval court, and a burial chamber that is made up of two compartments at the north west of the court. Archaeology Ireland Magazine: a slightly annotated contents list. Archaeology Ireland is published by Wordwell of the benefits of a subscription is that you can get free access to all back issues through JSTOR - the other benefit is that it a the must-have resource for all students of Irish archaeology!. At February the contents list runs to the most current .


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Excavations at Clontuskert Priory, Co. Galway by Thomas Fanning Download PDF EPUB FB2

ABOUT CLONTUSKERT. The parish of Clontuskert is situated on the eastern edge of County Galway in the West of Ireland. It lies in rural countryside to the south of the town of Ballinasloe, straddling the roads leading to Lawrencetown and Kiltormer.

The river Suck forms its eastern border and the parish of Aughrim lies on its western side. The Clontuskert Heritage Group, founded in the early days ofconsists of a group of eighteen people from a variety of backgrounds who worked for almost five years, researching and writing the publication, The Parish of Clontuskert - Glimpses into its Past.

Recording the Headstone Memorials in Clontuskert was our second project, undertaken with the help and. Clontuskert Roman Catholic Parish, Diocese of Clonfert, Co. Galway, Ireland. National Library of Ireland microfilm ref LDS microfilm refitems The parish records for this parish begin in Listed as 2nd October, to 20th December (a modern transcript).

Clontuskert. Priory. The Augustinian Priory of St Mary was founded in the 12th century by Turlough O'Connor, King of Connaught, possibly on the site of an earlier monastery founded by St.

Baedán, who died circa It was built in the claustral plan in which the church and domestic buildings of a monastery were arranged around a central. About our parish The parish of Clontuskert is situated in the East Galway countryside to the south of Ballinasloe. It is bordered to the east by the river Suck and to the west by the parish of Aughrim.

The boundary on Excavations at Clontuskert Priory north meets Ballinasloe parish while the parishes of Lawrencetown and Kiltormer define its southern limits. The main roads from Ballinasloe to Portumna and Location: Gortnamona House.

Doire (see Somerset (Doire), Clontuskert Civil Parish, Barony of Longford, Co. Galway) An Droim (see Drum (An Droim), Clontuskert Civil Parish, Barony of Clonmacnowen, Co. Galway) Drum (An Droim), Clontuskert Civil Parish, Barony of Clonmacnowen, Co.

Galway A, 1 R, 35 P. Clontuskert Abbey, Ballinasloe, Co Galway The priory was built by the Augustinians in the 12th century on the site of an earlier monastery founded by St Baedan, who died c. The fine medieval doorway has sculptures of St Michael with scales for judging souls, St John, St Katherine, and a Bishop.

Clontuskert Priory, Galway, Ireland Posted on May 5, Febru by Ed Hannon - Visions of the Past Clontuskert Priory, also known as the Augustinian Priory of St Mary was founded in the latter half of the 12th century by Turlough O’Connor, King of Connaught. Clontuskert civil parish, Galway. Clontuskert Ordnance Survey map from Click on the research-source links to see the records for Clontuskert.

Click on any parish on the map to go to its page. Places in Clontuskert Abbeypark: 17 book format local histories. He and his wife were buried at Deansgrange in Dublin and commemorated by a memorial bearing the inscription ‘In Loving memory of Valentine Alexander Blake, Major Scottish Rifles, of Gortnamona, Co.

Galway and Killiney, Co. Dublin, died 12 th December Also his wife Alison Ann Josephine, who died 16 th May ’. Attractions near Clontuskert Augustinian Friary: ( mi) Turoe Pet Farm and Leisure Park ( mi) Maggie May's Bar & Restaurant ( mi) Saint Brendan’s Cathedral ( mi) Loughrea Golf Club ( mi) Mike Keary's Pub, Loughrea; View all attractions near Clontuskert Augustinian Friary on Tripadvisor/5(8).

CLONTUSKERT, or CLONTHUSKERT, a parish, partly in the barony of Longford, but chiefly in that of Clonmacnoon, county of GALWAY, and province of CONNAUGHT, 5 miles (N. W.) from Eyrecourt, on the road to Ballinasloe; containing inhabitants, and compris statuteor Broadan, founded a monastery here for Augustinian canons, in the early part.

The ruins of Augustinian Priory of St Mary also known as Clontuskert Abbey is located 5 km south from Ballinasloe (just off road R) in County Galway.

It was founded in the 12th century by Turlough O'Connor (King of Connaught) on the site of an earlier monastery established in the 7th century by St Baeden but there are no surviving remains. Site of an Augustinian Priory dedicated to known locally as ''The Abbey''.

Reputedly the earlier site of St. Baetan's Celtic monastery. 4/14/Location: Kill, County Galway, Ireland, Show Map. Clontuskert Augustinian Friary: Beautiful and secluded - See 8 traveler reviews, 24 candid photos, and great deals for County Galway, Ireland, at Tripadvisor.5/5(8).

‘Excavations at Clontuskert priory, Co Galway’, PRIA,76C (), 97– Fanning Thomas Fanning. ‘Excavation of an early Christian cemetery and settlement at Reask, County Kerry’, PRIA, 81C (), 67– CLONTUSKERT, or CLONTHUSKERT, a parish, partly in the barony of Longford, but chiefly in that of Clonmacnoon, county of GALWAY, and province of CONNAUGHT, 5 miles (N.

W.) from Eyrecourt, on the road to Ballinasloe; containing. Just of the Ballinasloe Portumna road, about 10 minutes from Ballinasloe, you will find the remains of Clontuskert Abbey, founded by the Augustinian. The Augustinian Canons Regular established religious houses in Ireland in the period of church reform early in.

(handwritten on back of image):Clontuskert (Galway): Augustinian Priory: N. side of cloister arcade: Capital. c – Clontuskert Abbey, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. The first monastery founded here by St. Baeten in the late 7th century no longer exists. The current ruins. CLONTUSKERT, or CLONTHUSKERT, a parish, in the barony of Ballintobber, county of ROSCOMMON, and province of CONNAUGHT, on the river Shannon, and at the head of Lough Ree, by which it is bounded on the east and south, 1 ¾ mile (N.

W.) from Lanesborough; containing parish is also called Cloonturskan; within its limits are. Glynn, J. A., 'Knockmoy Abbey, Co. Galway' The Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland 5 XIV () pp - GOALEY, Michael, 'A history of the ecclesiastical and monastic ruins of Annaghdown Co.

Galway' (Dublin (first published )). - Explore thewildgeese's board "Irish Archaeology", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Archaeology, Irish and The wild geese pins.

Excavation Report of archaeological site at Mackney, Co. Galway. Ringfort with Earlier Ringditch. Archaeological Excavation Report - E Loughbown 2, Co.

Galway is the 12th century Augustinian Priory of Clontuskert (RMP GA). This foundation had an earlier incarnation as a monastic centre founded by St Beatain in the eighth-century.

Posted by Colm Posted on J 3 Comments on Dunmore Castle, Co. Galway The imposing ruins of Dunmore castle tower above the rolling fields of north Galway. Situated on a small hillock, the first castle at this site was built by the Anglo-Norman de-Birmingham family in the early 13th century.

A graduate of NUI, Galway (then University College, Galway), he studied at the University of Glasgow and worked in the National Museum of Ireland before returning to Galway in Appointed Professor of Archaeology inhe is a member of the Royal Irish Academy.

Fanning, Thomas: Excavations at Clontuskert Priory, Co. Galway, (5) Colloquium on Hiberno-Roman relations and material remains: Bateson, J.D.: Further finds of Roman material from Ireland, (6) Dolley, Michael: Roman coins from Ireland and the. Programme: Tea/Coffee and Registration Welcome and Introduction (Mr Rónán Swan, Chair Standing Committee for Archaeology) Peter Woodman - An Appreciation (Dr Marion Dowd, IT Sligo) The Archaeology of Turlough Hill, the Burren, Co.

Clare (Dr Ros Ó Maoldúin, NUI Galway) Probing the Hill of the Fairies - Recent Fieldwork at. O’Donoghue, J., Tierney, J. and Doolan, A. N6 Galway to Ballinasloe test excavations report, Centreline testingContract 4 Cloghagalla Eighter Co. Galway to Beagh, Co. Roscommon. Unpublished report for Eachtra Archaeological Projects submitted to the Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government.

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Clontuskert Abbey, Ballinasloe, Co Galway The priory was built by the Augustinians in the 12th century on the site of an earlier monastery founded by St Baedan, who died c. The fine medieval doorway has sculptures of St Michael with scales for judging souls, St John, St Katherine, and a Bishop.

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Fanning, T., Dolley, M., and Roche, G., Excavations at Clontuskert Priory, Co. Galway, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, Section C: Archaeology, Celtic Studies, History, Linguistics, Literature, Vol. LXXVI,pp. The site at Clontuskert, comprising ‘one hall, a dortory, a cloister and other Ruynose buildings and a church of.

A new book by Fr. Tom O Connor examines this topic closely and with the aid of the archaeological remains, legend and the findings of modern historians concludes that the glorification of Tara occurred at the expense of the real Capital of Celtic Ireland (outside Ulster) which was situated at Turoe/ Knocknadala/Cotiny in Co.

Galway. I recently visited the impressive ruins of Ross Errilly Friary in Co. Galway. Founded in AD, it represents one of the finest medieval Franciscan monasteries in Ireland. It is located just outside the small town of Headford, on the banks of the Black River, in area of rolling pasture-land.

The friary contains an extensive range of buildings. The Archaeological and Historical Society, Co. Galway This page is ‘under construction’ in that all years and volumes have yet to be checked. For the moment, you can take it that if a volume indicates that it covers more than one year and there are two parts then one part was published in one year and the other in the next year.

On the Eastern shore of Lough Cooter and in the South East of the townland Lough Cooter Demesne, Parish of Beagh, Barony of Kiltartan and Co.

Galway. Manus Castle: Clonrush: In the South East end of the townland of Crummaun West about 1 mile S. of Whitegate Village. Merlin Castle: Oranmore: In Merlin Park townland.

Moneyduff Castle: Oranmore. This book provides an account of the archaeology of medieval monastic houses throughout Great Britain and Ireland. The application of a wide range of archaeological techniques, allied to historical investigation, has awakened interest in monasteries.

Important new sources of information have transformed knowledge of monastic life. - The ruins of Claregalway Abbey, Co.

Galway. This Franciscan Friary was founded in the early 13th century, probably by John De Cogan who was a Anglo-Norman lord.

St Mary’s Abbey in Loughrea was built c for the Carmelite order by Richard de Burgo, 2nd Earl of Ulster. It is located outside of the medieval town moat as was common for mendicant friaries.

As many of these buildings also functioned as hospitals any possibility of disease was kept outside the town precincts. The. n’s excavations at Kiltiernan, Co. Galway, – Rynne, Etienne: The ‘Luguaedon’ pillar-stone.

Mitchell, James: The first number of the Society’s Journal. O’Dowd, Peadar: An Chrois-a recently restored Menlo monument. .Kilconnell Friary, Co. Galway The Franciscan Friary at Kilconnell was founded by the O’Kelly lords of the ancient territory Uí Maine at the beginning of the 15 th century.

In the early 15 th century the friary consisted of a long church comprising a nave and chancel, with a cloister and domestic buildings to the north.A Database of Early Medieval Archaeological Excavations in Ireland, Early Medieval Archaeology Project (EMAP) Report Report to INSTAR UCD School of Archaeology/School of Geography, Palaeoecology and Archaeology, QUB/CRDS/ACS December File Size: 1MB.