County Donegal

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County Donegal

St Columba was born here in 521. There are slight remains of a Columban monastery in the graveyard, a Holy Well and Cross Slabs associated with the ‘rounds’ or ‘turas’, one outside the graveyard on a hillock. The church outside is 16C.

OS: 6 058 187 marked

Not far away, at Lucknacoo, is the Stone said to be the birthplace of St Columba.

OS: 6 055 178 marked

see also: B Lacey et al Archaeological Survey of County Donegal p 252

See also:

Boundary Cross Old grave church interior view (2) Stone of Birth, Lacnacoo church interior view The Church and View Cross inside graveyard (2) The Church Cross inside graveyard (3) The Holy Well interior view Cross inside graveyard The Holy Well Cross Slab on cairn The Monastic Site View of the Lake Monastery Site (2)