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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.
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.
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!
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
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
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.