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Cashel

(kă`shəl) [Irish,=castle], town (1991 pop. 2,314), Co. Tipperary, S central Republic of Ireland. An agricultural market, it was formerly the ancient capital of the kings of Munster and was the stronghold of Brian BoruBrian Boru
or Brian Boroimhe
, 940?–1014, king of Ireland. A clan prince, he succeeded his brother Mathghamhain, who had seized the throne of Munster from the Eogharacht rulers (963).
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. On the Rock of Cashel, rising 300 ft (91 m) in the center of town, are the ruins of the 13th-century St. Patrick's Cathedral, a round tower (10th cent.), an ancient cross, and Cormac's Chapel (12th cent.). Below the Rock are the ruins of Hore Abbey (1272). Cashel is the seat of a Roman Catholic archbishop and of an Anglican bishop.

cashel

In Ireland, an enclosing wall of rough stone, once intended as defensive work for a church or for several sacred buildings; a caher.
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