Kells Abbey, Ireland Photos

The Abbey of Kells (reportedly founded by St. Columba c554) hosts a round tower (10thC), several high crosses (9th-10thC) & an oratory (10thC). It is the origin of the Book of Kells. Situated north of Dublin & the River Boyne, it should not be confused with Kells Priory near Kilkenny south of Dublin.

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Partial cross & round tower at Kells. Ireland.Tall Cross with biblical scenes at Kells. Ireland.O'Shaughnessy's Irish pub at Kells. Ireland.Sign of O'Shaughnessy's Irish pub at Kells. Ireland.
Partial cross & round tower at Kells. Ireland.Tall Cross with biblical scenes at Kells. Ireland.O'Shaughnessy's Irish pub at Kells. Ireland.Sign of O'Shaughnessy's Irish pub at Kells. Ireland.
Kells Church tower. Ireland.


Kells Church tower. Ireland.



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