Aran Inishmore




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St Ciaran

County Galway Aran Inishmore

St Ciaran (6C) is said to have founded this monastery before going to Clonmacnoise. There is a mediaeval church with some other buildings around, a tall cross inscribed Pillar Stone and two other Coss Slabs in nearby fields, with further small Cross Slabs in a nearby burial ground. There is a natural Holy Well at the base of the cliff at the rear of the church.

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The Church exterior (1) The Church exterior (2) The Church interior view A building 1 A building 2 A building 3 Cross inscribed Pillar Stone Cross Slab 1 (1) Cross Slab 1 (2) Cross Slab 2 Cross Slab 3 Outside the church another building Probable sundial St Ciaran's Holy Well The Altar