Killiney Stone Cross

Killiney Stone Cross

Killiney Stone Cross, Dingle Peninsula, Co Kerry, Ireland

Killiney Stone Cross

Crude High Cross just short of 3 meters high

Kells Monastic Site Revisited

Kells Round Tower
Kells Round Tower

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

Kells High Cross
Kells High Cross

Kells Bell Tower
Kells Bell Tower

Kells Bell Tower entrance carvings
Kells Bell Tower entrance carvings

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)

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

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

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

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

Ray High Cross

Ray High Cross
Ray High Cross, Co Donegal, Ireland

Ray High Cross
aka St Colm Cille’s Cross

Ray High Cross

Castledermot Round Tower and High Crosses

Castledermot Round Tower and High Crosses, Co Kildare, Ireland
Castledermot Round Tower
Castledermot Round Tower and Romanesque arch of earlier church (reconstructed)

Castledermot Southern High Cross
South High Cross, West face

Castledermot Southern High Cross
South High Cross, East face

Castledermot Northern High Cross
North High Cross, East face

Castledermot Northern High Cross
North High Cross, West face

Holed cross stone
Holed cross stone (the swearing stone) – very weathered

Castledermot Viking Hog-back stone
Viking Hog-back stone with weathered diamond pattern on one side and crosses on the other

Castledermot Millstone
Medieval millstone in the graveyard

Moone High Cross

Moone High Cross
Moone High Cross, Co Kildare, Ireland

Moone High Cross

Moone Abbey
The ruins of Moone Abbey