Mungret, The Old Church, Co. Limerick.

Location – In Mungret village. It is opposite the main Abbey site.
OS: R 544 538 (map 65)
Longitude: 8° 40' 24.92" W
Latitude: 52° 38' 0.89" N

Description and History – Little remains of this church apart from the E gable end with one window. Only small portions remain of the W wall and the original doorway. This church dates to somewhere between 800-1100AD. The scant remains mean that dating the church with any more accuracy is hard. However, it can be said that it is definitely pre-Norman in date. This would have been a nice little church and it is a shame that there is so little left.

Difficulty – Easy to find and get around.


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