Ferns Monastery


Although Ferns, Co. Wexford was the site of a Cathedral from the early twelfth century the religious use of the site is much older. The monastery at Ferns was founded by St. Aedan or Máedóg before his death in 624 AD. But the only remaining only evidence of the early monastery are the four high crosses in the graveyard. This image is of the west cross that is situated in front of the Cathedral.




 
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