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St. Mary’s Abbey in Howth

I’m back with more from Howth. The ruins of St. Mary’s Abbey dates back to 1042 when the area was ruled by King Sitric, a Viking king. The church was dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. The original church was … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Eye

Last time, I shared some photos from Howth Head. Off the coast is Ireland’s Eye, a small uninhabited island. You can take a ferry to the island, but we were pressed for time. The massive freestanding rock, called “the Stack,” … Continue reading

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A Fab View

Recently, we took a day off to jaunt to Howth. We’d heard the views from Howth Head were breathtaking. Actually, it’s number five on Visit Dublin’s Seven Unbeatable Views. Howth is roughly fifteen kilometers northeast of Dublin. Considering we were interested … Continue reading

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