Lecture: Skellig Michael: Past Times
Heritage Iveragh/Oidhreacht Uíbh Ráthaigh
Ballinskelligs Community Centre, Dungeagan, Ballinskelligs, V23 DT28, Co. Kerry
17 August, 8:15pm - 9:30pm
This tour will explore the cemetery at Durrow Abbey, as well as the nearby Catholic and the Church of Ireland cemeteries.
Visitors can view the church, holy well and ninth-century High Cross at Durrow Abbey, and learn about the history of the adjoining cemetery, where the oldest headstone dates to the 1650s. The nearby Catholic cemetery goes back to 1832 and members of numerous prominent families are buried there. The nearby Church of Ireland cemetery dates from the 1880s. Visitors are advised that a car will be needed to travel between the three sites.