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16 Founding of the Black Abbey in Kilkenny, Ireland

The Dominican Order is named after its founder, Saint Dominic. The priest began the Order of the Preachers in 1215 at Toulouse, France. Ten years later, William Marshal established this priory in Kilkenny. The Catholic monastery is called the Black Abbey and is dedicated to the Holy and Undivided Trinity.

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Abbey Sq, Abbey Street, Gardens, Kilkenny, Ireland

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