The old church of Scrine (Screen)

The Fiddle Stone
The Fiddle Stone, Ballinascreen Old Church

The old church and graveyard at Ballinascreen
The old church and graveyard at Ballinascreen (Baile na Scrine), Moneyconey, Co Tyrone, Northern Ireland

Open vault in the graveyard
Open vault in the graveyard at Ballinascreen

Holed stone
The broken holed stone in the church with a fern growing through it

Fore monastic settlement revisited

Fore High Cross
High Cross at Fore

Fore Cross Slab
Cross Slab, St Finchin’s Church

Lintelled doorway and font at St Finchin’s Church
Lintelled doorway and font at St Finchin’s Church, Fore monastic site

Benadictine Priory
Benadictine Priory ruin

Benadictine Priory, Fore monastic settlement
Fore monastic settlement, Co Westmeath, Ireland

Castletown Cross Slab

Castletown Cross Slab
Castletown Cross Slab, Co Meath, Ireland

Castletown Old Church
Castletown Old Church

Castlekeeran

Castlekeeran – Three High Crosses, Ogham Stone and Cross Slab

Castlekeeran - the West Cross
The West Cross

Castlekeeran - the South Cross
The South Cross

Castlekeeran - the North Cross
The North Cross

 Castlekeeran Ogham Stone
The Ogham Stone

 Castlekeeran Cross Slab
The Cross Slab

Ogham Stone 2
The Ogham Stone inscription reads COVAGNI MAQI MUCOLI LUGINI, translated as “Cuana son of the people of Luigni” (Wikipedia)

Balrath Cross

Balrath Cross, Co Meath, Ireland
Balrath Way Side Cross
The Pietà and inscription asking for a prayer for the soul of John Broin

Balrath Way Side Cross
The west face has a crucifixion

Balrath Way Side Cross

One of the carved arms on the 16th century cross

Killeavy old churches

Killeavy churches
Killeavy churches, Co Armagh, Northern Ireland

Killeavy churches
11th Century (West Church) and 15th Century (East Church with arched window

Killeavy church, lintel doorway
11th Century lintel doorway with huge granite slabs

Drumcliff High Cross

Drumcliff High Cross
Drumcliff High Cross, Co Sligo, Ireland

Drumcliff High Cross
West face of the 9th-10th-century high cross at Drumcliff

Drumcliff High Cross

Drumcliff High Cross
Drumcliff High Cross with the shaft of another high cross and ruin of the round tower in the background

Boa Island Janus Statue revisited

Boa Island Janus Statue

West face of the Janus statue in Caldragh graveyard

Boa Island Janus Statue
Caldragh graveyard, Boa Island,  Co Fermanagh, Northen Ireland


East face of the Janus statue on Boa Island

Tullyhogue Fort

Tullyhogue Fort
Tullyhogue Fort, Co Tyrone, Northern Ireland

Tullyhogue Fort
Tullyhogue Fort is the ancient ceremonial site where chieftains of the O’Neill dynasty of Tyrone were inaugurated as Kings on Leac na Rí (the Stone of Kings)

Tullyhogue Fort
The structure was not for defence but for ceremonial purposes

Tullyhogue Fort
A double bank surrounds the central enclosure

Tullyhogue Fort
Leac na Rí – the Stone of Kings stood in this circular enclosure before it was destroyed by English forces in the early 1600s