The Celtic Cross Forest

Celtic Cross Forest

News has started to spread about a large Celtic cross located in a forest outside the village of Killea in County Donegal and its capturing everyone’s attention. Located on a hill near the stone fort Grianan of Aileach this huge Celtic cross is over 100 meters in length and 70 metres wide. Photo by Ken Finlay. The Celtic […]

The Birthplace of St Columba

The Celtic Cross at the birthplace of St Columba

Its believed St Columba (Colmcille) was born in a small area named Lacknacoo beside Churchtown in Gartan. His birthplace is marked as a monument with a large Celtic Cross standing over the site. The Celtic Cross at Lacknacoo was raised by Cornelia Adair in 1911 who’s husband was John Adair, the man responsible for the Derryveagh Evictions in 1861.  The Adair’s owned the famous Glenveagh […]