Dunaghmore High Cross: Dunaghmore, Co Tyrone

Donaghmore High Cross - Photo by Corey Taratuta

Donaghmore High Cross – Photo by Corey Taratuta

Standing at the crossroads at the top of town, this high cross shows several Biblical scenes in its panels. In 2011, a replica was placed in the cemetery behind the cross and gives a nice look at how the carvings may have looked centuries ago. Also within the cemetery, the O’Neill Monument is worth a peek as is the sign labeling final resting place each of the graveyard’s residents.

The Church of St Patrick across the street has a few nice stained glass windows, but the the real draw is the unusual “cartoonish” Stations of the Cross images.

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Written by Corey Taratuta

Corey Taratuta

Corey hosts the Irish Fireside podcast and blog. His writing appears on www.Lonely Planet.com and www.WanderingEducators.com, he has been nominated for Irish Blog and Web Awards, and his Irish travel program ranks in the iTunes Top 50 Travel Podcasts. Corey’s Tips | Website

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