St. Mary's Abbey, Howth, Co. Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

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Where: Leinster, Fingal, Ireland

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When: 17 August 1939

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Ruins of St. Mary's abbey in Howth south of Dublin. An original church was founded in 1042 by the viking king Sitric, King of Dublin. The early church was replaced by an abbey about 200 years later.

Ruinen av St. Marys kloster i Howth söder om Dublin. En ursprunglig kyrka grundades 1042 av vikingakungen Sigtrygg, kung av Dublin. Den tidiga kyrkan ersattes av ett kloster omkring 200 år senare.

Location: Howth, County Dublin, Leinster, Republic of Ireland, Irland

Photograph by: Berit Wallenberg
Date: 17.08.1939
Format: Film negative

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Owner: Swedish National Heritage Board
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    • 05/Nov/2020 12:17:08

    Streetview showing the Abbey as it looks now.

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    • 11/Nov/2020 07:42:14 Thanks a lot, Sharon! Interesting to compare, and also very nice to see more of the surroundings with the harbour. Much looks the same, I think, since 1939! /Anna B.