“This religious site has…

“This religious site has been there since 520AD founded by Saint Buite. Its name derives from the Irish ‘Mainistir Bhuithe’ meaning ‘the monastery of Buite’.

“The monastery holds the 2nd highest round tower in Ireland which was burned in 1097 destroying its library and other treasures but still remains intact apart from its head cap. You will also find the Celtic High Cross of Muiredach from the early ninth century and probably the finest of its type in the world.”

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