High Crosses, Kilkieran, County Kilkenny

Information Sign
Information Sign

High crosses (sometimes referred to as standing crosses) are dated back to Irish and British origins. At Kilkieran, County Kilkenny, three of the earliest high crosses can be found. It is said that they date to the 9th century; two of them are ringed ‘Celtic crosses’ and have a capstone. The third is unique; it is very thin and is lacking a ‘ring.’ The crosses are located at Kilkieran Cemetery, north of Carrick-on-Suir.

Kilkieran :: West Cross
Kilkieran :: West Cross
Kilkieran :: West Cross Up Close
Kilkieran :: West Cross Up Close
Kilkieran :: West Cross Knotwork
Kilkieran :: West Cross Knotwork
Kilkieran :: Plain Cross
Kilkieran :: Plain Cross
Kilkieran :: North Cross
Kilkieran :: North Cross
Kilkieran :: North Cross
Kilkieran :: North Cross


Also onsite, was a holy well dedicated to St Kieran.

Kilkieran :: Holy Well
Kilkieran :: Holy Well
Kilkieran :: Holy Well Water
Kilkieran :: Holy Well Water
Kilkieran :: Holy Well Up Close
Kilkieran :: Holy Well Up Close

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