Map Reference: G532850 (1532, 3850)
Glencolmcille is famous for the turas or penitential pilgrimages that are made round the various stations on June 9, the saint's day. The pilgrimage starts at midnight and has to be completed before sunrise. The stations are marked by small cairns or by cross-inscribed pillar stones which are associated with the early monastery.
There is a very fine cross-inscribed stone in the graveyard of Glencolmcille Church of Ireland. It is broken in two but would have stood about 2m high when whole. There is another such stone set in a small cairn the the west of the church.
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