Killaghtee Cross

Killaghtee Cross
Slab with a carved Maltese cross inside a circle. The cross is thought to date from 650AD and mark the resting place of Aédh, an anchorite monk

Killaghtee Cross
Killaghtee Cross, Co Donegal, Ireland

Killaghtee old church
Killaghtee old church

Glendalough Monastic City

St Kevin's Church and the round tower
St Kevin’s Church and Round Tower, Glendalough, Co Wicklow, Ireland

St Kevin's Church and the round tower
St Kevin’s Church and Round Tower, Glendalough

St Kevin's Church
St Kevin’s Church

Glendalough Round Tower
Glendalough Round Tower, Glendalough

Glendalough Round Tower
Glendalough Round Tower, Glendalough

Glendalough Reefert Church and cross
Glendalough Reefert Church and crosses, Glendalough Monastic City

Glendalough Reefert Church and cross
Glendalough Reefert Church and cross, Glendalough Monastic City

Glendalough Reefert Church
Glendalough Reefert Church

Glendalough Reefert Church
Glendalough Reefert Church

Glendalough Cathedral
Glendalough Cathedral

Glendalough Cathedral
Glendalough Cathedral

Glendalough Cathedral
Glendalough Cathedral

Glendalough Crosses

Nine crosses at Glendalough Monastic City
Reefert Cross

Reefert Cross, Glendalough, Co Wicklow, Ireland

Cross at Reefert Church ruin

Cross at Reefert Church ruin, Glendalough

Cross 1, Glendalough

Rough Cross at Reefert Church ruin, Glendalough

Cross 2, Glendalough

Broken Cross at Reefert Church ruin, Glendalough Monastic City

High Cross

High Cross (with broken shaft?), Glendalough

St Kevin's Cross

St Kevin’s Cross, Glendalough Monastic City

Cross 3, Glendalough

Three more broken crosses, Glendalough Monastic City

Cross 4, Glendalough

Cross 5, Glendalough

St Mochta’s House

St Mochta's House
St Mochta’s House, Louth, Co Louth, Ireland

St Mochta's House
St Mochta, a disciple of St Patrick, founded a monastery here in the early 6th century. The building here is thought to date to the 12th Century

St Mary’s Priory

St Mary's Priory
St Mary’s Priory, Louth, Co Louth, Ireland

St Mary's Priory
The 13th century church ruins are on the site of a monastery founded by St Mochta early in the 6th century

St Mary's Priory

St Mary's Priory

Fuerty Abbey

Fuerty Abbey
Fuerty Abbey and Ancient Graveyard, Co Roscommon, Ireland

Fuerty Abbey

Fuerty Abbey

Fuerty Abbey

Fuerty Abbey

Kells Monastic Site

Kells (Ceanannas Mór) monastery was founded in 554AD by St Columba (St Colmcille).
Kells High Cross
Kells High Cross – The East Cross,  east face

Kells High Cross and Round Tower
Kells High Cross and Round Tower

Kells High Round Tower
Kells Round Tower, 10th century

Kells High Cross - Cross of Patrick and Columba
Kells High Cross – The South Cross aka Cross of Patrick and Columba

Kells High Cross - The West Cross
Kells High Cross – The West Cross, west face

Kells the Market Cross
9th century Kells High Cross – The Market Cross, west face.

Kells the Market Cross
Kells High Cross – The Market Cross, east face

The base of the Market Cross
Kells High Cross – the base of the Market Cross

Spire doorway
Spire doorway. Kells Monastic Site, Co Meath, Ireland

Cahercommaun Stone Fort

Cahercommaun Stone Fort
Cahercommaun Stone Fort, The Burren, Co Clare, Ireland

Cahercommaun Stone Fort
Three ringed stone fort perched on a cliff edge. Built circa 800AD

Cahercommaun Stone Fort
The outer walls are quite ruinous

Kilfenora High Crosses

Kilfenora High Cross
The North High Cross

Kilfenora High Cross
The west face of the Doorty Cross

Doorty Cross
The east face of the Doorty Cross

High Cross shaft fragment
High Cross shaft fragment

Bishops Head
Bishops Head above the entrance

Kilfenora Cathedral
Kilfenora Cathedral, The Burren, Co Clare Ireland