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Cashel of The Kings


by Gleeson. ISBN: 0946130353

By Rev. John Gleeson. A history of the ancient capital of Munster from the date of its foundation until the present day. Including historical notices of the Kings of Cashel from the 4th century to the 12th century. The secession of bishops and archbishops from St. Ailbe to the present day. Notices of the principal had these belonging to the territory around Cashel, together with items of local history down to the 19th century. Illustrated. Dublin: De Burca, 2001.

Cover design by courtesy of Mr. Patrick Meany, Cashel, County Tipperary. An important and scholarly work on one of the most celebrated places of historic interest in Ireland. In medieval times it was the ecclesiastical capital of Munster. Concord by the Eoghanacht tribe (MacCarthys) led by Connell Corc in the fifth century who set up a fortress on St. Patrick's Rock. They ruled over the fertile plains of monster unchallenged in the title King of Cashel remained synonymous with that of King of Munster in the wall and tradition the kings of Cashel knew no superior and did not acknowledge the overlordship of Tara for 500 years. Fr. John Gleeson open (1855-1927), historian, was born near Nenagh, County Tipperary into a wealthy farming family. Educated locally and at Maynooth. Appointed curate of Lorrha and Templederry, later parish priest of Lorrha and Knock in 1893 and Lorrha in 1908. A prolific writer and meticulous research he also wrote history of the O'Carroll territory or agent Armand.

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