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Donaghmore Round Tower

This is the site of an early monastery,
(St Patrick is said to have founded his first monastery in Ireland here.)
round tower 30m high 10thC has around-headed doorway.

Here on the N51 and 2km east from Navan town.

A view from Hill of Tara

TARA! This low hill probably the best known hill in Ireland....

Hill of Slane

North of Slan village, Here in 433 St. Patrick is believed to have
proclaimed the victory of Christianity in Ireland by lighting the
Paschal fire in defiance of a royal prohibition.

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