Kells

A treasure trove of medieval architecture and ancient history, this village is the birthplace of the famous Book of Kells.

Kells is a town in County Meath, Ireland. It is best known as the site of Kells Abbey, from which the Book of Kells takes its name. The Abbey of Kells, with its round tower, is associated with St Colmcille (also known as Columba), the Book of Kells, now kept at Trinity College Dublin and the Kells Crozier, exhibited at the British Museum. The round tower and five large Celtic crosses can still be viewed today.
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