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Clear Island

County Cork

St Ciaran (458?) founded a monastery on the island of which he was a native. He went abroad for training and settled as a hermit here. This was probably before the time of St Patrick. There is a 12C church, a Holy Well and a Pillar Stone (gallan). OS: 88 954 218 marked

On the island there is also a Cross Slab at Lissamona. OS: 88 964222 marked

Another is a cross inscribed on an ancient stone (gallan) at Ballyieragh North. OS: 88 951 212 marked

See also:

Arrival The Church (3) The Pillar Stone (1) The Church (4) The Pillar Stone (2) IMG_4035 The Church interior view (2) The Pillar Stone (3) The Church (1) The Church interior view View to the mainland The church (2) The Holy Well