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Bective Abbey was founded in 1147. Hugh De Lacey was buried there in 1195, but was eventually moved to Dublin. The chief features of the ruins are the combination of both the church and defense.
The medieval world of monks and abbeys brings to mind an ascetic life of isolation, prayer and scholarly study. This tells only part of the story. Irish monasteries were often thriving and highly sou
Bective Abbey is a Cistercian abbey on the River Boyne in Bective, Co Meath. It was one of the country’s most important monastic settlements.
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