#OTD in Irish History – 20 August:

535 – Death of Mochta of Louth; he was a disciple of St. Patrick. Also known as Maucteus, he was, like Patrick, a native of Britain. The Annals of Ulster date his death to 535, which points to him being considerably younger than Patrick, who had died in 493. He is known to have written […]

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Clocha na hÉireann (Stones of Ireland), Glencolmcille, Co Donegal

The project was a collaborative 1916 commemoration work between stone masons from every county in Ireland. Each stone mason was asked to carve their native county using natural stone of that region. Carvings included everything from county emblems to representations of local mythology, geographical features, architecture and history.

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Clocha na hÉireann (Stones of Ireland) – Glencolmcille, Co Donegal

The project was a collaborative 1916 commemoration work between stone masons from every county in Ireland. Each stone mason was asked to carve their native county using natural stone of that region. Carvings included everything from county emblems to representations of local mythology, geographical features, architecture and history.  

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Clocha na hÉireann (Stones of Ireland), Glencolmcille, Co Donegal

The project was a collaborative 1916 commemoration work between stone masons from every county in Ireland. Each stone mason was asked to carve their native county using natural stone of that region. Carvings included everything from county emblems to representations of local mythology, geographical features, architecture and history.

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