Clonmacnoise: A Little History

Clonmacnoise is an early monastic settlement located in the heart of Ireland. It was the setting of a thriving and often turbulent history and a center for religion and trade. This Medieval site is now in ruins but still boasts a fine round tower, many Celtic crosses, Celtic and Romanesque architecture, and a small church still in use. To learn more about Clonmacnoise, you can visit

The Dragonas fiddle piece “Dance at Clonmacnoise” takes its name from this amazing Irish site.


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