'Glendalough Gateway' : Miscellaneous Site

TownlandSevenchurches or Camaderry
CountyWicklow
Grid RefT 124 967
Longitude6° 19' 30.83" W
Latitude53° 0' 33.27" N
ITM east480366
ITM north584435
Nearest TownLaragh (1.9 Km)
OS Sheet56
UTM zone29U
UTM x449041
UTM y5761192

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Glendalough - Visitor Centre
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Glendalough Gateway Miscellaneous Site ::

A postcard from 1909.

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Saturday, 16th March 2002

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Miscellanea

Once past the Sanctum marker (the carved cross) you were grante 90 days sanctuary here no matter what the crime. Whilst here none of the local kings could touch you. However, after those ninety days you were cast outside. This was probably a way of making you take holy orders and join the monastery.

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