Ross Errilly Friary
Collection:Cardall
Description:A photograph of the ruin of Ross Errilly Friary in Galway county. It is said to be the most extensive and best preserved of all the Franciscan friaries in Ireland. It was founded in 1351, and its chief patrons were the de Burghs, a prominent local Norman family. The ruin has a large bell tower, and there is a large tree growing among the ruins. There is an arched entrance on the right of this tree. There are cattle grazing beyond the friary, and there are trees beyond the cattle.