Ireland — Jerpoint Abbey interior

Today we’ll spend most, but not all, of our time perusing the interior the ruins of Jerpoint Abbey (1180-1541):

Jerpoint Abbey, Ireland

This wondrous area was declared an Irish National Monument in 1880, and I’m sure you can see why.

Jerpoint Abbey, Ireland

Inside you’ll even find the occasional sarcophagus-type tomb:

Other memorials dot the site as well:

When one considers that these structures were constructed using late 12th century methods, the detail is quite impressive:

Jerpoint Abbey, Ireland

Now let us head back outside for a last look of the exterior:


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