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1240 – Greyfriars Abbey, Waterford


Founded by the Franciscans around 1240, only the nave, chancel and an aisle remain of the original complex. It has a fine triple light east window. After the Dissolution, it was used for many years as a hospital for the people of Waterford. Now a National Monument.

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1226 – Black Friars Abbey, Waterford

According to Lewis's Topographical Dictionary "A monastery for Dominican or Black Friars, called also Friars Preachers, who were introduced into...