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Strand Road, Portmarnock, Fingal
11351005
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Reg. No.11351005
Date1500 - 1700
Previous NameN/A
TownlandBURROW (CO. BY.) MALAHIDE ED
CountyFingal
Coordinates324485, 243488
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL HISTORICAL
RatingNational
Original Usegraveyard/cemetery
In Use Asgraveyard/cemetery
 
Description
Graveyard, with grave markers from c.1600 to present. Ruined medieval rubble stone church. Site now overgrown with vegetation. Original Saint Marnocks church was built on site of present ruined church. Folklore has it that Saint Marnock, a disciple of Saint Patrick, asked Saint Patrick's permission to stay in Portmarnock and build his church. Which he was given.
 
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