Robertstown Cross

Robertstown Cross

Robertstown Graveyard Gate, Co Meath, Ireland

Robertstown Cross
Robertstown Cross at the bottom of the lane to the graveyard

Kilmalkedar Early Christian Site

The Dingle Peninsula, Co Kerry, Ireland

Kilmalkedar Romanesque Church, Ogham Stone and Cross

Kilmalkedar Church, Ogham Stone and Cross

Kilmalkedar Romanesque Church

Kilmalkedar Romanesque doorway

Kilmalkedar Cross

Kilmalkedar Cross

Kilmalkedar Ogham Stone

Kilmalkedar Ogham Stone

Kilmalkedar Ogham Stone and Cross

Kilmalkedar Sundial

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

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

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 Colmcille’s Abbey

St Colmcille's Abbey
St Colmcille’s Abbey, Gartan, Co Donegal, Ireland

St Colmcille's Abbey
The site is reputed to be the birthplace of St Colmcille

St Colmcille's Abbey

Ancient cross
The remains of an ancient cross on a small mound

ancient cross

ancient cross
The remains of the other cross

Holy Well
The Holy Well at the entrance to the site

Holy Well

Cross Abbey

Crosses at Cross Abbey
Crosses at Cross Abbey, Belmullet, Co Mayo, Ireland

2 Ancient pillars
The ruins of the old church

Cross Abbey

The graveyard with many unmarked stones

Worn Ogham stone

The closest pillar is a worn Ogham stone with faint traces of straight and slant scores on the natural-square edge

Cross Abbey

Athcarne Cross

The White Cross (Athcarne Cross) erected in circa 1675 by Dame Cecilia Bathe as a memorial to herself and her husband Sir Luke Bathe who rented Athcarne Castle – it having been seized by Cromwell from the Bathe family.
Athcarne Cross
The east face of the cross depicted the Crucifixion of Jesus with his arms  held high above the head along the shaft of the cross and feet on a skull and crossbones.

Athcarne Cross
The west face with the Madonna and Child, with weathered carving of the arms of the Bathe and Dowdall families

Tullaghan High Cross

Tullaghan High Cross
Tullaghan High Cross (east face) in the village of Tullaghan, Co Leitrim, Ireland

Tullaghan High Cross
The west face of the 9th-10th century medieval stone cross which was discovered on the shore of Donegal Bay in 1778 – it is thought to be part of a long lost monastery

Legananny Standing Stone

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Legananny Standing Stone, Co Down, Northern Ireland. The pillar features an inscribed cross

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The other side of Legananny Cross Inscribed Standing Stone

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Legananny Standing Stone to the right of the split hawthorn tree

Broughanlea Cross

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Broughanlea Cross, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland

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There is a carving of a crosier and a tau cross on it

Kilnasaggart pillar stone

Kilnasaggart pillar stone (Cross inscribed stone)

kilnasaggart stone pillar

The inscription ‘This place, bequeathed by Temoc, son of Ceran Bic, under the patronage of Peter, the Apostle.’

Kilnasaggart Pillar Stone

13 crosses are inscribed on the stone

Clonduff old church

Clonduff old church

Clonduff old church with the Mournes Mountains in the background

Clonduff old church

Clonduff cross, Co Down, Northern Ireland. An old cross (headstone?) in the ruins

Donagh High Cross

aka Carndonagh High Cross aka St. Patrick’s High Cross

Donagh High Cross

Carndonagh, Co Donegal, Ireland

Carndonagh High Cross

The back of the Donagh High Cross

Carndonagh carved stone 3

The carved pillar on the left side of the cross

Carndonagh carved stone 2

The back of the carved pillar on the right side of the cross

Carndonagh carved stone 1

The carved pillar on the right side of the cross
The Marigold Stone, in the graveyard beside the cross

Marigold Stone, Carndonagh

West face of the Marigold Stone

Marigold Stone, Carndonagh

East face of the Marigold Stone

Banagher old church

Banagher Old Church

The ruin of Banagher old church, thought to date to the 11th century, Co. Derry, Northern Ireland.

Banagher Old Church, Cross

The Termon Cross at Banagher old church

Banagher Old Church, Bullaun Stone

The Bullaun Stone at Banagher old church

Banagher Old Church, Bullaun Stone

Banagher Old Church

The tomb of St Muriedhach O’Heney at Banagher old church

Banagher Old Church, door

Lintelled doorway

Banagher Old Church, window

Inner south window at Banagher old church

Banagher Old Church, window

Decorated south window at Banagher old church