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What a beautiful cross with such great detail carved into it. The craftsmanship is evident in how... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
A must for any Christian!

The Celtic High Cross is truly impressive, especially after all these centuries. A true testament... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
Bronx, New York
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

What a beautiful cross with such great detail carved into it. The craftsmanship is evident in how well preserved it is today. It stands high over the graves in the cemetery like a talisman. Very powerful presence.

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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

The Celtic High Cross is truly impressive, especially after all these centuries. A true testament to the craft work of that time. Designs on the cross depict biblical scenes from the Old and New Testament.

Thank CPad615
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful cross with intricate carvings from the bible. Amazing how it has survived down through the centuries. Plenty of literature on its origins and what each piece depicts nearby. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Hootiemacboobs
Reviewed 4 February 2018

During our visit to Yeats' grave site, we had the opportunity to view this cemetery's High Cross. I was surprised it was in such good condition considering how exposed to the elements it is. It is easy to spot as it is right at the...More

Thank silverbrook
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Located at Drumcliffe church... Don't leave without looking at this surviving High Cross circa 11th century. It is located near the round tower built by St. Colmcille.

1  Thank sonyamsonyamsonyam
Reviewed 9 April 2017

A beautiful high cross by the cemetery wall as you enter the main entrance of Drumcliff. It is a stunningly well preserved piece of art and a display board beside it tells you what is inscribe don both sides of the cross. Along with the...More

1  Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

The cemetery was very symbolic of the times. Large tombstones grace the area with a somber feeling of those that went before us

Thank lecuru
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The High Cross is quite a piece of history. It won't be the focal point of your trip, but since you're there for the Ben Bulben and Yeats's grave, take a few minutes to read its description and see the details in the engravings.

Thank Quest322795
Reviewed 7 September 2016

11th century cross with bible story engravings from the old and new testaments. It'seems a fine example and well worth a visit.

Thank PatOcarson
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Standing near the church at Drumcliff in co. Sligo this is an impressive high Celtic cross which is worth looking at after visiting Yeat's grave.

Thank Peter J
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