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Rock of Cashel
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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1100/00/00 Cormac's Chapel is a 90-foot round tower built without the use of mortar. Commissioned by Cormac Mac Carthaigh, the king of South Munster, it is one of the best examples of 12th Century Romanesque architecture in Ireland.
1101/00/00 The ancient fortress at Cashel is formally presented to the church.
1647/00/00 Oliver Cromwell's army lay siege to the Rock of Cashel.

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Particulars for Rock of Cashel:
Area of Significance Architecture
Sight Category Building
Building Type Castle
Building Use Cathedral
Building Type Church
Historic Use Church Related Residence
Category for Historic Use Defense
Structure Type Fortification
Christian stone cross, Medieval Ireland and Britain High Cross
Era Medieval Europe
Area of Significance Military
Area of Significance Religion
Historic Use Religious Property
Religion, Cultural Affiliation Roman Catholic Church
Architectural Style Romanesque
Sight Category Structure




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