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Cooley Cross and Skull House

This is an old religious site up in Moville, Co. Dunegal, Ireland It is well sign posted and is in... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
WilliamWilliamson
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Major Monastic site!

The Cooley High Cross and Cemetery and its position in the landscape in The Inishowen Peninsula in... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Donal D
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Newcastle upon Tyne
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Moville, Ireland
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Reviewed 25 May 2018

This is an old religious site up in Moville, Co. Dunegal, Ireland It is well sign posted and is in good condition with some of the old anti-body snatching graves still in tacked. Well work a look and to also see the Old Irish Christian...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

The Cooley High Cross and Cemetery and its position in the landscape in The Inishowen Peninsula in Donegal, is very important to the early Christian history of the north of the island of Ireland. It is a great pity that the local authorities do not...More

3  Thank Donal D
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Reviewed 28 August 2015

There is only room for one car and then it is difficult to get a picture without the car being in it. Cemetery is in great disrepair. A treasure is being lost. Those of us from the US are often fascinated by things older than...More

1  Thank jroihl
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Reviewed 16 August 2015

Thinking about the age of this cross and how it survived all the history make it amazing. The possibility of connections to pagans and St. Patrick make it even more fascinating. The adjoining cemetery has a skull house that was particularly creepy on the overcast,...More

1  Thank TonyC_Austin
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Reviewed 12 November 2014

A typical Irish attraction, in a field, down a side road, and nothing to persuade you it might be worth a look. In truth, there's not much there, but some of us like to see a 9th century Celtic cross and the graveyard, with it's...More

2  Thank Pointlessdisplayname
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Reviewed 7 June 2014

If in Inishowen, or in particular near Moville, this is definitely worth visiting. There are at least nine Wheeled Crosses on display, one upright at the entrance to the cemetery and the others inside (and marked) on headstones. One of the slab crosses (Latin) probably...More

6  Thank AvidIrishReader
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Reviewed 26 January 2014

Cooly, or Cooley, is a townland just south of Moville, in Inishowen, Donegal, and it it here that you'll find the site of a monastery founded by St Finian. It is not easy to find, because for some unknown reason, there is no signage. I...More

6  Thank letterkennycaint
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