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Our common ancestors - High Kings of Ireland - Contents


Donnchad O'Brien, King of Thomond



Donnchad O'Brien, King of Thomond (see here),
founded St.Saviour's Dominican Priory, Limerick, 1227,
founded Ennis Abbey, at Ennis, Co.Clare,
died 1242, bur Dominican Priory, Limerick,
his tomb in Dominican Priory was destroyed in Limerick's 17th century sieges,
had issue:

  1. Conor "na Suidane" O'Brien, King of Thomond.




Dominican Priory, Limerick

King's Island (the old town), Limerick.
Burial place of Donnchad O'Brien, King of Thomond (died 1242).
A ruined wall survives.


Ruins of Dominican Priory, Limerick ("St.Dominick's Abbey", red cross) on 1887 to 1913 map.



Ruins of Dominican Priory, Limerick.
View from E side. Photo 2014. See full size.
See street view of E side.
See wider shot and other angle.



Ruins of Dominican Priory, Limerick.
2009 screenshot of street view of W side.



Model of Limerick as at 1535 in King John's Castle visitor centre. By model makers Whetton and Grosch.
View looking S. Shows Dominican Priory on LHS, King John's Castle on RHS.
Photo 2015. See larger and full size.



View of the model looking roughly N.
Dominican Priory on RHS. King John's Castle in centre-left background.
From model makers Whetton and Grosch.
See larger and full size.




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