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 Graveyards


Town/location: Ballysteen, Askeaton
Province (County): Limerick (IE)
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St. Lappans, Church of Ireland, Litt...

Town/location: Ballytreasna
Province (County): Cork (IE)
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Ballybough Cemetery

Province (County): Dublin (IE)
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Mount Pleasant

Town/location: Askeaton
Province (County): Limerick (IE)
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Staplestown Church and graveyard...

Town/location: Staplestown
Province (County): Carlow (IE)
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St Nicholas Old Graveyard

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

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