Headstone in Bawnaknockane, Co. Cork

IHS symbol on a partially eroded nineteenth century headstone.

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Graveyard survey in Knockavilla, Co. Cork

Community group recording a headstone in Knockavilla graveyard.

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Headstone in Abbeystrowry, Skibbereen

Small limestone headstone erected to Mary Driscoll 1884.

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Fine cut sandstone in St Multose's, Kinsale

Detail of a sandstone headstone erected for William Thompson 1799

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Winged head in Dunbeacon, Co. Cork

Detail from a finely carved slate headstone erected to John Murphy 1836

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All Hallows College

Province (County): Dublin (IE)
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Killynagh More

Town/location: Killina, Elphin
Province (County): Roscommon (IE)
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St Lachtain's RC Church and gra...

Town/location: Freshford
Province (County): Kilkenny (IE)
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Emily Presbyterian Church Cemetery...

Province (County): Ontario (CA)
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St. Coman's

Town/location: Roscommon
Province (County): Roscommon (IE)
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Province (County): Limerick (IE)
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Town/location: Kilglass
Province (County): Roscommon (IE)
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