Boughan grave-slab

Tiranascragh grave-slab

Christy Cunniffe

Tiranascragh grave-slab
Christy Cunniffe

This interesting grave-slab is located in the ruins of Tiranascragh medieval parish church. It bears an ornate cross of seventeenth-century style. The cross head comprises of an open lozenge with an IHS monogram and small cross. This type of cross head is common throughout East Galway. The terminals are finished with Fleur de Lis with small hearts in the tip of each terminal. The base of the cross is finished in a unique terminal. The inscription is executed in Roman letters. The slab is shortened version of a seventeenth-century grave-slab.

HER LIES THE FAMILY OF DANNEL BOVGHAN AND

HUGH BOVGHAN / HIS FADHR / 1732

This page was added on 10/04/2018.

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