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Rock of Cashel & Mizen Head

The Rock of Cashel also known as Cashel of the Kings and St. Patrick’s Rock, is a historic site located at Cashel, County Tipperary. Reputedly the site of the conversion of Aenghus the King of Munster by St. Patrick in the 5th century AD. Long before the Norman invasion The Rock of Cashel was the seat of the High Kings of Munster, although there is little structural evidence of their time here. Most of the buildings on the current site date from the 12th and 13th centuries when the rock was gifted to the Church. The buildings represent both Hiberno-Romanseque and Germanic influences in their architecture.

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