Tobarnacrosisseneeve Slab

Cross Slab

Christy Cunniffe

Cross Slab
Christy Cunniffe

This cross slab is in the townland of Cappagh in Dunmore parish. It is mounted on the east face of a leacht or altar at Tobarnacrosisseneeve Holy Well. Consists of a slab of limestone with an unusual hashed-shape cross inscribed on it by pilgrims using a stone. The slab bears no inscription. The name Tobarnacrosisseneeve means the Well of the Holy Cross. It is previously published by Higgins, J. 1987 The Early Christian Cross Slab, Pillar Stone and Related Monuments of County Galway. BAR International Series 375 ( i ).

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