L8906 : Saint Enda's Church, Inishmore

taken 27 years ago, near to Eararna and Killeany, Galway, Ireland

Saint Enda's Church, Inishmore
Saint Enda's Church, Inishmore
Also known as Saint Enda's Monastery, the ancient ruined church of St Enda is located at Killeaney on Inis Mor, Aran Islands, Galway.

An information board near the church reads as follows:

Teaghlach Einde

The fame of Saint Edna's 6th century monastic school attracted saints and scholars to the island and earned for it the proud title of 'Aran of the Saints'
This church, dedicated to him, dates to about the 8th (?) century, but there are later alterations in the doorway and windows, and the west gable has been rebuilt.


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Camera: Canon AE-1 Program
Film: Kodacolor VR-G 200
Scanned using a CanoScan 9000F Mark II
Processed with Adobe Photoshop Elements 15
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Date Taken
Friday, 27 May, 1994   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 30 January, 2021
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  Islands 
Place (from Tags)
Galway  Inishmore  Aran Islands 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! L 893 068 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:6.0731N 9:39.1634W
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Irish: geotagged! L 893 068
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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