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Cathedral in Ferns

St Edan's Cathedral

Built in early Gothic style in 1817, Ferns' 'modern' cathedral is thought to be the smallest in Europe. Its graveyard contains a high cross, said to mark the resting place of Dermot MacMurrough. In the field behind …
Ruins in Ferns

Ferns Castle

Ferns Castle was built around 1220, but parliamentarians destroyed the castle and executed most of the local population during Cromwell's rampage through Ireland in 1649. The ruins are thought to stand on the site o…