Category Archives: Church

Glebe Graveyard, also known as Killaconenagh or Cill Achadh an Eanaigh

Travelling west, about a kilometre outside of Castletownbere,┬áthere is a small road on the right (across from the football pitch) with a sign that reads,” Cill Achadh an Eanaigh, Glebe Graveyard.” This by way meanders a couple of hundred years … Continue reading

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Mass Rock: Cahirkeem, County Cork, Ireland

  Up the hill and around the corner from the Lady of Lourdes Grotto in Cahirkeem, the landscape unfolds into a beautiful sight. The rugged terrain meets an extraordinarily blue sea, anchored by a hill dotted with lush, green farmland. … Continue reading

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Massmount Church Ruins, Adrigole, County Cork

The sign to Massmount Church in the parish of Adrigole directed us to a site three kilometres away. I’d read in Daniel M. O’Brien’s book, Beara: A Journey Through History, the church was built after the penal times . I … Continue reading

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