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

Killadeas Ancient Stones

Killadeas Bishop's Stone
Killadeas – The Bishop’s Stone

Killadeas Bishop's Stone

Killadeas Standing Stone
Killadeas – Standing Stone

Killadeas Cross anb Cupmarked Slab
Killadeas – Cross anb Cupmarked Slab

Killadeas Holed Stone
Killadeas – Holed Stone

Inishmacsaint High Cross


Inishmacsaint High Cross – unknown date, possibly 12th century

Inishmacsaint High Cross

Small window in the ruined church beside the cross

Inishmacsaint High Cross

A monastery was founded by St Ninnid in the 6th century here

Inishmacsaint High Cross
Inishmacsaint Island, Lower Lough Erne, Co Fermanagh, Northern Ireland

Moneygashel Cashel

Moneygashel Cashel
The track leading to Moneygashel stone fort

Moneygashel Cashel
Moneygashel Cashel, Co Cavan, Ireland

Moneygashel Cashel
The entrance to the cashel

Moneygashel Cashel
Inside the cashel with a view to the south

Moneygashel Cashel
The building attached to the wall of Moneygashel Stone Fort

St Mura’s Cross

St. Mura's Cross aka Fahan Cross
Fahan Cross Slab aka St. Mura’s Cross, Co Donegal, Ireland

Small Fahan Cross
The small cross slab embedded into the wall of the graveyard at Fanhan