National Geographic : 1927 Mar
Photographs by Clifton Adams THE GATEWAY TO SLANE CASTLE, COUNTY MEATH, THE ESTATE OF LORD CONYNGHAM St. Patrick is believed to have begun his missionary work near the Hill of Slane, once a center of learning in Ireland. Close by is the field of the Battle of the Boyne, the greatest conflict ever fought on Irish soil. A 9TH CENTURY CELTIC CROSS IN THE CEMETERY OE THE MONASTERBOICE MONASTERY, COUNTY LOUTH The great stone is 17 feet high and iscovered with sculptures of scriptural subjects. The figures atthe top are supposed torepresent the three saints-Patrick, Brigit, and Columkille.