Category Archives: Graveyard

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

Travelling west, about a kilometre outside of Castletownbere, there 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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Stories of Heaven and Hell on the Glengarriff Road to Castletownbere

Driving  back home late one afternoon from Glengarriff (Gleann Garbh in Irish, meaning “Rough glen”) we happened upon another Marian Shrine tucked into the hillside.When I stepped out of the car I could hear the familiar sound of running water. … 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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