The Rock of Cashel was closed today due to high winds, but the famous landmark will re-open later today, and locals and visitors alike are in for a treat as the newly installed LED lights go green in the run-up to St. Patrick’s Day.
Site Supervisor Elaine Moriarty told the Tipperary Star that the Rock always closes if there are high winds. The iconic cluster of medieval and ecclesiastical buildings was closed today from
The wonderful image (above) comes from Siobhan Walsh of the Rock of
"It was bitterly cold here so one can only imagine how the Cistercian monks who lived here for centuries, coped in similar conditions with just robes and sandals keeping them warm.
"It certainly makes you appreciate the luxuries of modern day life," states the Rock of Cashel facebook page.