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    Ireland Ireland Presentation Transcript

    • Ireland
    • Dublin
    • Famous Irish beer brewery
    • Edwardian Houses
    • Grand Canal
    • Trinity College
    • Arnaldo Pomodoro’s sculpture : Sphere Within Sphere (Trinity College)
    • O’Connell Street
    • Liffey River
    • Christchurch Cathedral
    • Christchurch Cathedral Archway
    • Irish pub
    • Ireland monastic period From 6th to 11th century
    • Saint Patrick arrived in Ireland in the 5th century and converted the Irish people to christianity. Celtic tribes from Europe arrived in Ireland around 700 BC.
    • In 795 vikings from Norway and Danemark arrived in Ireland. They raided monasteries. They settled from 841.
    • Saint Kevin founded Glendalough monastery in the 6th century. (Wicklow County) Saint Kevin and the Black Bird
    • Glendalough monastic site - Gateway
    • Glendalough - Cathedral - 10th/11th century
    • Glendalough Round Tower - 10th century Entrance door - 4 meters high
    • Glendalough - Saint Kevin’s Church - 11th century
    • Clonmacnoise monastic site (Offaly County) Saint Kieran founded Clonmacnoise monastery in 545.
    • Clonmacnoise - Celtic Crosses - 9th century
    • Clonmacnoise monastic site - Cathedral - 10th century
    • Bas-reliefs representing St Dominic, St Patrick and St Francis - 15th century
    • The book of Kells is a magnificent illuminated book dating back to the 9th century. It is a masterpiece of the art of medieval illumination once called “the most precious object of the western world”. It contains the four Gospels of the New Testament.
    • The book of Kells is kept at Trinity College in Dublin.
    • Folio 5r contains a page of the Eusebian Canons. Book of Kells From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    • Folio 7v contains an image of the Virgin and Child. This is the oldest existant image of the Virgin Mary in a Western manuscript. Book of Kells From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    • Folio 27v contains the symbols of the Four Evangelists (Clockwise from top left): a man (Matthew), a lion (Mark), an eagle (John) and an ox (Luke). Book of Kells From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    • Folio 291v contains a portrait of John the Evangelist. Book of Kells From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    • The Book of Kells, (folio 292r), circa 800, showing the lavishly decorated text that opens the Gospel of John. Book of Kells From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    • Folio 32v shows Christ enthroned. Book of Kells From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    • Folio 34r contains the Chi Rho monogram.[44] Chi and rho are the first two letters of the word Christ in Greek. Book of Kells From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    • A beautiful wild area with mountains and lakes Connemara (Galway County)
    • Connemara scenery
    • Connemara National Park
    • Connemara Ponies
    • Kylemore Abbey (1860 - 1867)- a benedictine abbey
    • Kylemore Abbey
    • Peat Bog
    • Peat Bog
    • Cut peat is then transformed into peat briquettes and used as fuel in chimneys and stoves.
    • The Burren (Clare county) A limestone plateau
    • Village of Ballyvaughan
    • Burren scenery
    • Burren scenery
    • A thatched pink cottage - Doolin
    • Doonagore Castle - The Burren
    • Burren scenery
    • Cliffs of Moher (8 kilometers long, 180 meters high)
    • Poulnabrone Portal Tomb - about 2500 BC
    • A limestone landscape made of “clints and grykes”
    • Typical Irish dry stone walls
    • Leamaneh Castle
    • The End