County Donegal

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Lough Derg

County Donegal

St Daveoc (5-6C) (also Dabeoc) founded a monastery on Saints Island. He was from Wales; this Island and Station Island were one community.

OS: 11 088 723 graveyard

On the pilgrim way, on the shore of the lake can be found St Brigid’s Holy Well and ‘bed’, and a little inland, amid trees, St Daveoc"s ‘bed’.

The mainland sites are not marked.

Station Island is a popular place of retreat and pilgrimage and is accessible only for these purposes.

see also: P Harbison and J Lynam Lough Derg

see also: B Lacey et al Archaeological Survey of County Donegal p 280-1

See also:

7C map showing monk's cells Station Island (1) St Brigit's Holy Tree Lough Derg Station Island (2) St Brigit's Well St Brigid's Chair St Daveoc's Chair