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Dysert O'Dea is a beautiful place, very calm, not very known, with a special ambience.

Photo represent a 12th century High Cross of Saint Tola with the ruins of monastery in the background.

As you can see, it's an impressive high cross (which stands about 4 metres high) with an imposing episcopal figure on the east face, surmounted by a crucifixion with Christ in a long robe.

Figure of a bishop with mitre and volute crozier,
representing Saint Tola - bishop in Meath, the local saint, who founded a monastery in the eighth century.

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Additional Photos by Marta Wieszczycka (MartaW) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 101 W: 31 N: 85] (703)
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