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Image Size: 1500 x 1382    Uploaded on: 27/08/2008
County: Cork   Rating: 

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St. Finbarr, patron saint of Cork, is said to have founded his early Christian monastery on this tiny island in the lake at Gougane Barra connected to the shore by a causeway. He later moved down the River Lee to establish a monastery at what is now St. Finbarrs Cathedral in Cork City.

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