Cross at Gartan Rath

This is the site of a monastery near the birthplace of Saint Columba, also called Columbcille, in Gartan, Donegal, Ireland. More about St. Columba (Columbcille) is at The cross may have been a boundary marker and is now a stop for pilgrims. I also photographed this ancient cross in 2004. Gartan Lough (Gartan Lake) is in the background. The burial ground here is still in use.

Previous Gartan.

A cross carve from stone about 1400 years ago and now weathered with Gartan Lough (lake) in the background.

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