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Ireland

  1. 1. Ireland
  2. 2. Dublin
  3. 3. Famous Irish beer brewery
  4. 4. Edwardian Houses
  5. 5. Grand Canal
  6. 6. Trinity College
  7. 7. Arnaldo Pomodoro’s sculpture : Sphere Within Sphere (Trinity College)
  8. 8. O’Connell Street
  9. 9. Liffey River
  10. 10. Christchurch Cathedral
  11. 11. Christchurch Cathedral Archway
  12. 12. Irish pub
  13. 13. Ireland monastic period From 6th to 11th century
  14. 14. 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.
  15. 15. In 795 vikings from Norway and Danemark arrived in Ireland. They raided monasteries. They settled from 841.
  16. 16. Saint Kevin founded Glendalough monastery in the 6th century. (Wicklow County) Saint Kevin and the Black Bird
  17. 17. Glendalough monastic site - Gateway
  18. 18. Glendalough - Cathedral - 10th/11th century
  19. 19. Glendalough Round Tower - 10th century Entrance door - 4 meters high
  20. 20. Glendalough - Saint Kevin’s Church - 11th century
  21. 21. Clonmacnoise monastic site (Offaly County) Saint Kieran founded Clonmacnoise monastery in 545.
  22. 22. Clonmacnoise - Celtic Crosses - 9th century
  23. 23. Clonmacnoise monastic site - Cathedral - 10th century
  24. 24. Bas-reliefs representing St Dominic, St Patrick and St Francis - 15th century
  25. 25. 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.
  26. 26. The book of Kells is kept at Trinity College in Dublin.
  27. 27. Folio 5r contains a page of the Eusebian Canons. Book of Kells From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  28. 28. 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
  29. 29. 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
  30. 30. Folio 291v contains a portrait of John the Evangelist. Book of Kells From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  31. 31. 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
  32. 32. Folio 32v shows Christ enthroned. Book of Kells From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  33. 33. 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
  34. 34. A beautiful wild area with mountains and lakes Connemara (Galway County)
  35. 35. Connemara scenery
  36. 36. Connemara National Park
  37. 37. Connemara Ponies
  38. 38. Kylemore Abbey (1860 - 1867)- a benedictine abbey
  39. 39. Kylemore Abbey
  40. 40. Peat Bog
  41. 41. Peat Bog
  42. 42. Cut peat is then transformed into peat briquettes and used as fuel in chimneys and stoves.
  43. 43. The Burren (Clare county) A limestone plateau
  44. 44. Village of Ballyvaughan
  45. 45. Burren scenery
  46. 46. Burren scenery
  47. 47. A thatched pink cottage - Doolin
  48. 48. Doonagore Castle - The Burren
  49. 49. Burren scenery
  50. 50. Cliffs of Moher (8 kilometers long, 180 meters high)
  51. 51. Poulnabrone Portal Tomb - about 2500 BC
  52. 52. A limestone landscape made of “clints and grykes”
  53. 53. Typical Irish dry stone walls
  54. 54. Leamaneh Castle
  55. 55. The End

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