The High Cross, Holy Island, Co. Clare.

Location – Next to the round tower a little further back from the main complex.
OS: R 699 851 (map 58)
Longitude: 8° 26' 51.04" W
Latitude: 52° 54' 57.4" N

Description and History – There is little left of this cross and only a section of the shaft remains in situ. There is badly eroded decoration which is a basic knot design. The head of the cross is kept in the nearby church with many other fragments. I would guess that part of the shaft is still missing and that is why they have not been put back together.

Difficulty – This is hard to miss next to the round tower.



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