The Franciscan Friary of Donegal

The Franciscan Friary of Donegal (HM1CWG)

Location: Fairfax, Donegal 55332 County Donegal
Country: Ireland

N 54° 39.025', W 8° 6.892'

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Founded 1474 and richly endowed by the Lady Nuala O'Connor and the Lady Nuala O'Brien, wives of successive O'Donnell chieftains.

The Friary followed the usual Franciscan layout of church on the south side, with cloisters and conventual buildings to the north. Its present ruinous state dates from 1601 when it was turned into a fortress by Niall Garbh O'Donnell and his English allies and besieged by Red Hugh.

Donegal Friary and its possessions were confiscated in 1607 following the "Flight of the Earls."

National Monument 175
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HM NumberHM1CWG
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Marker Number175
Placed ByBord F?ilte ?ireann
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 9:51am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)29U E 557111 N 6056251
Decimal Degrees54.65041667, -8.11486667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 54° 39.025', W 8° 6.892'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds54° 39' 1.50" N, 8° 6' 53.52" W
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Area Code(s)507
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5914-6148 The Glebe, Fairfax Donegal 55332, IE
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