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Ireland Old Postcard MUCKROSS ABBEY Killarney Co. KerryVintage Colour Irish Old Postcard. Ruins Muckross (Mukross) Abbey, Ruins, Killarney. County Co. Kerry.
Publisher: F. F. & Co.
Faults: Minor surface wear on back
Background: Muckross Abbey is one of the major ecclesiastical sites found in the Killarney National Park. It was founded in 1448 as a Franciscan Friary for the Observantine Fransiscans by Donal McCarthy Mor. Today the Abbey is largely roofless, although apart from this is generally quite well preserved. Its most striking feature is a central courtyard which contains a huge Yew tree and is surrounded by a vaulted cloister.
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