Lia Fáil (Stone of Destiny)

Lia Fáil (Stone of Destiny)
Lia Fáil (Stone of Destiny) is said to have been brought to Ireland by the mythical race known as the Tuatha Dé Danann who defeated the original inhabitants of Ireland the Fir Bolg and took their seat of power on the Hill of Tara.
It was one of four treasures brought by the Tuatha Dé Danann and used as the inauguration stone for the High Kings of Ireland

Lia Fáil (Stone of Destiny)

Lia Fáil (Stone of Destiny)

Lia Fáil (Stone of Destiny)

Turas of St Colmcille

Colmcille Cross Pillar
Glencolmcille, Co Donegal, Ireland – Turas station 2

Colmcille Cross Pillar
East face of the Cross pillar at Glencolmcille – Turas station 2

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West face of the Cross pillar at Glencolmcille, Co Donegal, Ireland – Turas station 2

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Colmcille Turas Station 9

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Cloch an Aonaigh or the Stone of the Gathering is a holed cross-pillar on a cairn in Glencolmcille – Turas Station 9

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Colmcille Cross Pillar – Turas Station 13

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Colmcille Cross Pillar – the decorated east side

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Carrowmore High Crosses

Carrowmore High Cross
One of two Carrowmore High Crosses, Culdaff, Co Donegal, Ireland

Carrowmore High Cross
The other Carrowmore High Cross which is just across the road

Carrowmore High Cross

Castle Carra

Castle Carra
Carra Castle, Cushendun, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland

Castle Carra
14th century castle occupied by Shane O’Neill who imprisoned Sorely Boy McDonnell there in 1565

Castle Carra

Layd Cross

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Layd Holed-stone Cross, Cushendall, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland

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layd holed-stone cross

Kilcrue Cross

Kilcrue Cross
Kilcrue Cross, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland

Kilcrue Cross

Ballycleagh Standing Stones

Ballycleagh Standing Stones
Ballycleagh Standing Stones, Cushendun, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland

Ballycleagh Standing Stones
Ballycleagh Standing Stone with Carra Castle in the background

Ballycleagh Standing Stones

Ticloy Dolmen (the Stone House)

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Ticloy Dolmen (Portal Tomb), Glencloy, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland

Ticloy Dolmen

Ticloy Dolmen

Ticloy Dolmen
Ticloy Dolmen with Slemish Mountain in the mist

Craigs – The Broadstone

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Craigs (The Broadstone), Long Mountain, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland

Craigs the Broadstone