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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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Travel Photo of the Day (Jan. 18)

I took this photo while wandering around the Yorkshire Museum grounds.  It was a cold, rainy and windy day.  I loved the atmosphere while exploring the ruins of St Mary’s Abbey.  It was constructed in 1088 and this Benedictine monastery was … Continue reading

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