Askeaton (Co. Limerick) / Eas Geitine

Eas Géitine


Askeaton – Co. Limerick:

Site on the east bank of the river, just north of the village.

Remains: church and transept chapel complete, but tower has fallen; convent and cloisters complete on the south side of the church (exceptional), with an excellent refectory added later; traces of the boundary wall and outbuildings: N.B. – the bas relief of St. Francis in the north-east corner of the cloister, many masons’ marks, the tomb of the unknown pilgrim, bas relief of unknown bishop in the choir, excellent reader’s desk in the refectory; woden statue exists.

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