Ireland's ancient monastic city, Glendalough.
Photos by Michael Kennedy

St. Kevin biography in visitor center at GlendaloughA model of the monastic city in its complete formIt was a rainy, misty dayUmbrellas were required during our whole visit to Glendalough heritage park
St. Kevin's chapel in center, an ancient tower in backgroundIn the ruins of the abbey church at GlendaloughA venerable grave marker in the celtic cross styleGlendalough means 'between two lakes'
A full view of the ancient bell tower, which was used for multiple purposesBesides broadcasting bell ringing, the towers were both sentry posts and fortificationsBack in Dublin, the exterior of our youth hostel, the Avalon on AungierThe webmaster reads the bio of Oliver St. John Gogarty, author of a book that inspired Jon's project

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