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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Recent blog posts

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Training Project in the Necropo...

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Survey and model of Tullore, La...

Paddy Carroll and Ann Scully have been working on a survey of the historic graveyard in Tullore, Laois for the last 4 years or so. Pa...  Read more

Training in Tang

We will be providing training to community groups and individuals in Tang, Westmeath on the 27th, 28th, 29th March and 3rd, 4th, 5th...  Read more

Community generated data archiv...

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Recent Graveyards

St Nicholas Old Graveyard

Town/location: Adare
Province (County): Limerick (IE)
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St Joseph's Cemetery

Town/location: Templemore
Province (County): Tipperary (IE)
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Killavinoge

Town/location: Killavinoge
Province (County): Tipperary (IE)
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St Mary's Church of Ireland...

Town/location: Templemore
Province (County): Tipperary (IE)
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St Ann's Church

Town/location: Clonmore
Province (County): Tipperary (IE)
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Castletown

Town/location: 
Province (County):  (IE)
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Canovee (Cannaway)

Town/location: Bawnatemple
Province (County): Cork (IE)
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Kilrush Churchyard

Town/location: Kilrush
Province (County): Clare (IE)
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