Donaghmore High Cross

Map Reference: J105350 (3105, 3350)

The name Donaghmore suggests an early foundation, possibly by St MacErc, a brother of St Mochaoi of Nendrum. The ring-headed granite cross is richly decorated with Biblical scenes and possibly dates from the 9th or 10th century. On the east face the scenes include David holding Goliath's head on a pole and David & the Lion. The west face includes Adam & Eve and the Ark. The west face of the head has a crucifixion with a thief on either arm.

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Dysert O’Dea, Co Clare Kilfenora, Co Clare Killaloe, Co Clare Camus, Co Derry Carndonagh, Co Donegal Boho, Co Fermanagh Galloon, Co Fermanagh Tuam, Co Galway Castledermott, Co Kildare Moone, Co Kildare Kilkeeran, Co Kilkenny Killamery, Co Kilkenny Kilree, Co Kilkenny Monasterboice, Co Louth Termonfeckin, Co Louth Duleek, Co Meath Kells, Co Meath Kells Market Cross, Co Meath Killary, Co Meath Clones, Co Monaghan Clonmacnois, Co Offaly Durrow, Co Offaly Drumcliffe, Co Sligo Ahenny, Co Tipperary Arboe, Co Tyrone Donaghmore, Co Tyrone

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