W0225 : Sherkin Island: The Franciscan Friary

taken 26 years ago, near to Kilmoon and Baltimore, Cork, Ireland

Sherkin Island: The Franciscan Friary
Sherkin Island: The Franciscan Friary
Known locally as the Abbey, the Friary was founded around 1465 by Finnen O'Driscoll for the Franciscan Friars of Strict Observance. It was dissolved in 1537 and became ruinous. At the time this photograph was taken in 1991 some renovation work was in progress as evidenced by the scaffolding and the worker in the blue clothes.

The white tower over the left side of the ruin is W0325 : The Beacon, Baltimore, Co. Cork on the mainland.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 21 August, 1991   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 6 August, 2009
Category
Friary   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! W 027 257 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.5739N 9:24.0101W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! W 027 257
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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