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 […]