Rock of Cashel, Ireland Photos

The Rock of Cashel is an historic mount for Irish kings and Christianity hosting Medieval structures & scenic ruins including a round tower (1100s), a chapel & high crosses. The site is under OPW.

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Long view of Rock of Cashel. Ireland.Rock of Cashel, a hill top monastery. Ireland.Medieval monastic ruins above the walls of at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Rocks & walls around Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Long view of Rock of Cashel. Ireland.Rock of Cashel, a hill top monastery. Ireland.Medieval monastic ruins above the walls of at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Rocks & walls around Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Vicars' choral building now entrance at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Outdoor replica of St Patrick's Cross at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Ruins of cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Cathedral porch entrance ruins at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Vicars' choral building (15th C) now entrance at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Outdoor replica of St Patrick's Cross (original moved into museum on site) at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Ruins of cathedral (15th C) at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Cathedral porch entrance ruins (15th C) at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Ruins of cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Ruins of cathedral north transept at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Ruins of cathedral central tower at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Cathedral central tower stonework arches at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Ruins of cathedral (15th C) at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Ruins of cathedral north transept (15th C) at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Ruins of cathedral central tower (14th C) at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Cathedral central tower stonework arches (14th C) at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Cathedral central tower at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Ruins of cathedral transept at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Cathedral nave arches at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Tomb carved with saints in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Cathedral central tower (14th C) at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Ruins of cathedral transept (15th C) at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Cathedral nave arches (15th C) at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Tomb carved with saints (16th C) in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Detail of tomb carved with saints in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Detail of carved tomb with saints Andrew & Peter in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Carved stone tomb with saints in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Detail of tomb carved with saints in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Detail of tomb carved with saints (16th C) in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Detail of carved tomb (16th C) with saints Andrew & Peter in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Carved stone tomb (16th C) with saints in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Detail of tomb (16th C) carved with saints in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Detail of tomb carved with saints in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Stone tomb carved with Celtic designs & animals in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Detail of stone tomb carved with Celtic designs & animals in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Detail of mythical animals on stone tomb in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Detail of tomb (16th C) carved with saints in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Stone tomb (16th C) carved with Celtic designs & animals in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Detail of stone tomb (16th C) carved with Celtic designs & animals in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Detail of mythical animals on stone tomb (16th C) in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Stone tomb carved with bishop & crests in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Carved crucifix in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Carved coat of arms in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Carved coat of arms in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Stone tomb (16th C) carved with bishop & crests in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Carved crucifix in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Carved coat of arms in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Carved coat of arms in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Carved coat of arms in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Remnants of fresco in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Tomb slab in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Tomb slab with cross in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Carved coat of arms in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Remnants of fresco in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Tomb slab in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Tomb slab with cross in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Tomb slab with cross in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Round Tower & Irish crosses at Rock of Cashel. Ireland.Round tower on corner of cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Round tower stonework detail at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Tomb slab with cross in cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Round Tower & Irish crosses at Rock of Cashel. Ireland.Round tower (12th C) on corner of cathedral at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Round tower (12th C) stonework detail at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Celtic crosses near cathedral wall at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Grave monuments overlooking countryside at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Celtic cross over town & country at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Grave crosses overlooking countryside at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Celtic crosses near cathedral wall at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Grave monuments overlooking countryside at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Celtic cross over town & country at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Grave crosses overlooking countryside at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Church ruins below Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Graves at Rock of Cashel overlook green countryside. Ireland.Engraved tombstone column at Rock of Cashel. Ireland.Spire monument with liturgical & Celtic knot carvings at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Church ruins below Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Graves at Rock of Cashel overlook green countryside. Ireland.Engraved tombstone column at Rock of Cashel. Ireland.Spire monument with liturgical & Celtic knot carvings at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Spire monument with liturgical & Celtic knot carvings at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Romanesque wall of Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Spire monument with liturgical & Celtic knot carvings at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Cormac's Chapel (12th C) at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland. Style: Romanesque.Romanesque wall of Cormac's Chapel (12th C) at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Facade details of Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Romanesque entrance arch of Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Winged bull representing Evangelist St Luke carved over entrance to Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Romanesque interior of Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Facade details of Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Romanesque entrance arch (12th C) of Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Winged bull representing Evangelist St Luke carved (12th C) over entrance to Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Romanesque interior of Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Carved corbel heads in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Carved corbel heads in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Carved Romanesque arches in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Carvings on columns in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Carved corbel heads (12th C) in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Carved corbel heads (12th C) in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Carved Romanesque arches (12th C) in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Carvings on columns (12th C) in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Carvings on arch in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Carvings on arch in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Carved head on arch in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Fresco remains in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Carvings on arch (12th C) in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Carvings on arch (12th C) in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Carved head on arch (12th C) in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Fresco remains (12th C) in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Fresco remains of saint in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Carved designs in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Carved designs in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Carved designs in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Fresco remains of saint (12th C) in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Carved designs (12th C) in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Carved designs (12th C) in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Carved designs (12th C) in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Sarcophagus carved with Celtic knots in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Sarcophagus carving detail with Irish design in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Centaur archer hunting a lion carved over arch in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Monastic dormitory & vicars' choral buildings now used as reception & museum at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Sarcophagus carved with Celtic knots in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Sarcophagus carving detail with Irish design in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Centaur archer hunting a lion carved over arch in Cormac's Chapel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Monastic dormitory & vicars' choral buildings (15th C) now used as reception & museum at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Small museum with medieval objects at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Original St Patrick's Cross missing left arm in museum at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Tomb plaque carved with winged bull & lion symbols of Evangelists St Luke & St Mark at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Detail of medieval tomb plaque carved with winged bull symbol of Evangelist St Luke at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Small museum with medieval objects at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Original St Patrick's Cross (12th C) missing left arm in museum at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Tomb plaque carved with winged bull & lion symbols of Evangelists St Luke & St Mark at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Detail of medieval tomb plaque carved with winged bull symbol of Evangelist St Luke at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Detail of medieval tomb plaque carved with winged lion symbol of Evangelist St Mark at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Tomb plaque carved with winged angel & eagle symbols of Evangelists St Matthew & St John at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Detail of medieval tomb plaque carved with winged angel symbol of Evangelist St Matthew at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Detail of medieval tomb plaque carved with winged eagle symbol of Evangelist St John at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Detail of medieval tomb plaque carved with winged lion symbol of Evangelist St Mark at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Tomb plaque carved with winged angel & eagle symbols of Evangelists St Matthew & St John at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Detail of medieval tomb plaque carved with winged angel symbol of Evangelist St Matthew at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Detail of medieval tomb plaque carved with winged eagle symbol of Evangelist St John at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Irish brooch of Cashel at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Cashel bell with Celtic cross embossed at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Cashel crosier at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Arcaded tomb slab carved with knights from Athassel Abbey at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Irish brooch of Cashel (9-10th C) at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Cashel bell with Celtic cross embossed (9th C) at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Cashel crosier (12th C) at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Arcaded tomb slab carved with knights from Athassel Abbey (c1271) at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Medieval coats of arms at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Medieval slab carved with elephant & castle at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Medieval slab carved with griffins at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Medieval slab carved with figure at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
Medieval coats of arms at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Medieval slab carved with elephant & castle at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Medieval slab carved with griffins at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Medieval slab carved with figure at Rock of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.
View of town of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.View of town of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Rock of Cashel above cottage. Cashel, Ireland.Thatch-roofed Cashel Folk Museum. Ireland.
View of town of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.View of town of Cashel. Cashel, Ireland.Rock of Cashel above cottage. Cashel, Ireland.Thatch-roofed Cashel Folk Museum. Ireland.
Holycross Abbey, north of Rock of Cashel. Ireland.Thatched cottages near Holycross Abbey. Ireland.

Holycross Abbey, north of Rock of Cashel. Ireland.Thatched cottages near Holycross Abbey. Ireland.


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