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The Black Abbey: The Church that Refused to Die | Treasure Ireland

The Black Abbey
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One of medieval Kilkenny’s finest buildings, the Black Abbey, is still home to its original occupants – Dominican friars – nearly 800 years after it was founded, in 1225. For a long time they lived in exile from their home, but they never gave up hope of returning…

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Shot and edited by: Patrick Grant (linktr.ee/patrickgrant).
Presented by: Conor McDonough OP. –

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