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Diocese of Glendalough in the Fifteenth Century (published in 1893)
"the mist that surrounds the historical fact of a revival of a distinct Diocese of Glendalough in the fifteenth century.."
Glendalough and the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland
Glendalough is one of Ireland’s most remarkable ecclesiastical and archaeological sites. This beautiful valley has long been a popular subject ...
Hut Platforms at Glendalough (published in 1938)
The sites, which now appear as oval terraces, were formed by excavating a semicircular recess in the steep mountain slope...
Note on an Inscription at Glendalough (published in 1912)
"Dr. Petrie ... had the rare gift of being able to copy markings accurately without the assistance of their meanings"
On a Sepulchral Slab Found at the Reefert, Glendalough, Bearing an Irish Inscription, and Also One in Greek Letters (published in 1883)
"the discovery of many ancient Irish sepulchral slabs ornamented with incised crosses..."
Place-names at the Seven Churches, Glendalough, Co. Wicklow (published in 1906)
"When visiting these ruins during the spring of 1904, from inquiries I then made, I found a few local names which are not marked..."
Prosopographica Glindelachensis: The Monastic Church of Glendalough and its Community Sixth to Thirteenth Centuries (Part 1 - published in 1989)
The monastic civitas of Glendalough evolved from the small ascetic community in the upper valley, the foundation of which is traditionally ascribed to St Coemgen (or Kevin)
Prosopographica Glindelachensis: The Monastic Church of Glendalough and its Community Sixth to Thirteenth Centuries (Part 2 - published in 1989)
In the centuries following the patron's death, the focus of settlement gradually shifted towards the more hospitable lower valley
Rock-Basins, or 'Bullauns', at Glendalough and Elsewhere (published in 1959)
Glendalough "possesses a greater number of bullaun stones than any other locality"...
Some 18th Century Irish Tombstones (published in 1943)
"Most of Dennis Cullen's work is to be found within reach of the Avonmore river basin..."
Some eighteenth-century granite headstones from Wicklow
This study provides an overview of some mid-eighteenth-century granite headstones found in south Wicklow...
St. Kevin's Bed, Glendalough (published in 1937)
"it is noted that the Glendalough cave has long been associated with Saint Kevin who founded the early Christian settlement at Glendalough"...
The Round Tower - An Unnoticed Feature (published in 1907)
"Last September I observed a feature in the Round Tower at Glendalough..."
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