Castledermot Abbey facts for kids
|Other names||Castledermot Friary|
|Established||Prior to 1247|
|Diocese||Kildare and Leighlin|
|Founder(s)||Walter de Riddlesford II (d.1238/9)|
|Heritage designation||National Monument|
|Groundbreaking||Prior to 1247|
|Location||Abbey Street, Castledermot,
County Kildare, Ireland
Castledermot Abbey is a ruined Franciscan friary in Castledermot, County Kildare, in the Republic of Ireland. It was founded in about the year 1300. A previous monastery was founded on the same site by Diarmait, a son of Áed Róin, King of Ulster, in the ninth century AD.
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