Temple of Deen

Temple of Deen Court Tomb aka Laraghirril Court Tomb

Temple of Deen Court Tomb aka Laraghirril Court Tomb

Temple of Deen Court Tomb aka Laraghirril Court Tomb

The court tomb is located on the Inishowen peninsula overlooking Trawbreaga Bay and Tremone Bay

Temple of Deen Court Tomb aka Laraghirril Court Tomb
Temple of Deen Court Tomb aka Laraghirril Court Tomb
Temple of Deen Court Tomb aka Laraghirril Court Tomb

Temple of Deen Court Tomb, Laraghirril, Culdaff, Inishowen, Co Donegal, Ireland

Inishkeel Cross Pillars

Inishkeel Cross Pillar 1

Inishkeel Cross Pillar, the east face decorated with a Celtic knot pattern

Inishkeel Cross Pillar2

Inishkeel Cross Pillar, the east face decorated with a Celtic knot patterned cross

Inishkeel Cross Pillar 3

Inishkeel Cross Pillars, Inishkeel Island, Donegal, Ireland, the west face decorated with a worn Celtic knot pattern cross

Inishkeel Churches

St Connell's Church

St Connell’s Church and St Mary’s’ Church, Inishkeel Island, Donegal, Ireland

St Connell's Church doorway

St Connell's Church window detail

St Connell’s Church window detail

St Connell's Church interior

St Connell’s Church interior

St Mary's' Church ruin

St Mary’s’ Church ruin

St Mary's' Church doorway

St Mary’s’ Church doorway

Interior doorway of St Mary's' Church, Inishkeel Island

Interior doorway of St Mary’s’ Church, Inishkeel Island

Farranmacbride Court Tomb 2

Farranmacbride Court Tomb - west chamber
The entrance to the west chamber


Detail of the west chamber

Farranmacbride Court Tomb
The east part of the site

Farranmacbride Court Tomb - subsidiary chamber
The subsidiary chamber

Farranmacbride Court Tomb - The east gallery
The east gallery with the subsidiary chamber to the left

Farranmacbride Court Tomb
Farranmacbride Court Tomb, Glencolmcille, Co Donegal, Ireland

Kilclooney More Dolmen

Not the famous one that’s a bit further north up the R261 but a small portal tomb surrounded by reeds
Kilclooney More Dolmen

“Other” Kilclooney More Dolmen (Portal Tomb), Co Donegal, Ireland

Kilclooney More Portal Tomb

Kilclooney More Portal Tomb

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

Glencolmcille Turas Station 9

Glencolmcille Turas Station 9, Co Donegal, Ireland. The decorated northern face of the holed cross pillar

The stone is also known as Cloch an Aonaigh or the Stone of the Gathering

Casheltown Wedge Tomb

Casheltown Wedge Tomb
The three Wedge Tombs at the overgrown Chasheltown site. The 2 stones in the foreground are part of a kerb that encircles the tombs

Casheltown Wedge Tomb

Casheltown Wedge Tomb
The largest of the Casheltown Wedge Tombs with the smallest just to the right

Casheltown Wedge Tomb
The overgrown site in colour

Casheltown Wedge Tomb
The smallest of the tombs

Kilcar old church

Kilcar old church and graveyard
Kilcar old church and graveyard, Co Donegal, Ireland

Kilcar old church and graveyard

Kilcar old church and graveyard - Bullaun stone
The bullaun stone that sits in the ruin of Kilcar old church

Kilcar old church and graveyard

Kilcar old church and graveyard

Kilcar old church and graveyard - Grave slabs
Two of the numerous grave slabs that lie in the graveyard

Kilcar old church and graveyard - Grave slabs

 

Kilcar old church - Cairn and Holy Well

The Cairn and Holy Well in a field next to Kilcar old church

Kilcar old church - Cairn and Holy Well

The holy well flows into a bullaun stone or rock-basin

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

Kilclooney More Dolmen revisited

Kilclooney More Dolmen (Portal Tomb), Co Donegal, Ireland
Kilclooney More Dolmen 01

The portal tomb viewed from the south (above)

Kilclooney More Dolmen 02

…viewed from the south east (above)

Kilclooney More Dolmen 03

… viewed from the east (above)

Kilclooney More Dolmen 04

… viewed from the north east (above)

Kilclooney More Dolmen 05

… viewed from the north (above)

Kilclooney More Dolmen 06

and viewed from the north west (above)

Kilclooney More Court Tomb

Kilclooney More Court Tomb 1
Kilclooney More Court Tomb, Co Donegal, Ireland. The west end of the tomb

Kilclooney More Court Tomb 2
The east entrance to the tomb

Kilclooney More Court Tomb 3
The court tomb viewed from the north east

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

The flagstone of loneliness

The flagstone of loneliness
Leac na Cumha –  The flagstone of loneliness, Co Donegal, Ireland. St Colmcille is said to have slept on this ancient cup-marked stone before his exile to Iona.

Ancient megalithic tomb
Ancient megalithic site…

St. Colmcille's Birthplace
rebranded as St. Colmcille’s Birthplace by a large cross and stone plaque

Old Conwal Graveyard

Old Conwal Graveyard pillars
Old Conwal Graveyard, Co Donegal, Ireland

Conwal decorated pillar

Decorated pillar

Crude figure

Crude figure on stone

Celtic cross carved grave slab

Celtic cross and knot work on grave slab

Crude carved cross slab

Cross on large grave slab