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County Offaly

St Canoc (or Michonoge) founded a monastery here in 492. Canoc was the nephew of St David. Many monasteries in this area, i.e. Ferbane, Lynally, and Lemanaghan, had strong links with Wales and it maybe a good number of the monks came from there. 203 Grave slabs were found here.

OS: 47 117 238 marked

see C O’Brien Stories from a Sacred Landscape ch 3

See also:

Bullaun Stone Cross Slab 1 Cross Slab 2 Cross Slab 3 Grave Slab 1 Grave Slab 2 The Slabs