[Sepulchral monuments in Quin Abbey]

Artist(s) : Thomas Dineley (Draughtsman)

Pen and ink sketches of the monuments of the Molony and MacNamara families, in Quin Abbey, Co. Clare.

Inscribed in Image

  • Text within boundaries of image – IHS

Image Details

Genre Scientific or Technical illustration
Technique Pen and ink drawings
Subject(s) Antiquities and archaeological sites
Geographical Location
  • Quin Abbey - Named locality
  • Clare - County
  • Munster - Province
Keywords(s) Crosses, Inscriptions, Tombs & sepulchral monuments
Colour Monochrome
Dimensions 10.7 cm x 12.4 cm
Published / created 1681

Bibliographical Details

Travel Account Observations in a Voyage through the Kingdom of Ireland
Contributor(s)
Print or manuscript Manuscript
Location of image in copy p. 186
Source copy National Library of Ireland MS 392
Permalink
Rights Courtesy of the National Library of Ieland

Related text from travel account

The Abbey was anciently of the Order of St Francis here are seen the ancient Vaults & Burial places of the Mac Namarras & the Molounys, and hither they are brought if they dye in the Kingdom to be interr’d with their Ancestors.
[…]
[p. 186] On the South side on ye Floor of the Abbatial Church of Quin-Barony is seen this monument.
[image of grave slab inscribed ‘THIS IS THE ANTIENT TUMBE OF RINENIA CDONOGH MNAMARRA’]
On the Rt hand of the Altar at the East end of the Abby Church of Quin is seen this monument of black marble of the MOLOUNYS Family very ancient.
Opposite to the last Monuments are seen the Remaines of that belonging to the ancient Family of the MACNAMARRAS. [pp. 184, 186]
Sepulchral monuments in Quin Abbey