If find yourself travelling in the Adare area of Ireland, a visit to the Holy Trinity Abbey Church is something to consider.
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Although there is no exact date when the Holy Trinity Abbey Church’s foundation was laid, it is estimated to have occurred between 1230 and 1240.
This is the original site of the only Trinitarian Abbey in Ireland. It was dissolved in the 1560’s.
The 2nd Earl of Dunraven restored the ruins of the Trinitarian Abbey in 1809. He then gave it to the Catholic Church in Adare.
The building has not been subject to any major structural changes since 1884.
In the summer of 2010 a number of critical repairs were started to help preserve the Holy Trinity Abbey Church.
The parish is still active and during our visit a baptism was underway.
If you are travelling in the Adare area, the Holy Trinity Abbey Church is easy to find. It is located near the main visitor centre in Adare.
You’ll find beautiful stained glass, impressive stonework and many fine details. All of which make for interesting photographic subjects.
I used a wide angle zoom lens for all of the images in this article. Perspective control adjustments were made to most of the images in post processing.
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