Labbamologa : Church

CountyCork
Grid RefR 763 177
Longitude8° 20' 51.12" W
Latitude52° 18' 37.94" N
ITM east480366
ITM north584435
Nearest TownBallylanders (6.8 Km)
OS Sheet73
UTM zone29U
UTM x449041
UTM y5761192
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Labbamologa Church ::

The wonderful doorway to the 7th century church. Note the heavy duty ante (the bits projecting forward).

Photo Taken: Saturday, 12th April 2003


             
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Saturday, 12th April 2003

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Miscellanea

A little theory: I think the stones used to make the doorway of the 7th Century church may have originated in the avenue (now a 4-poster stone circle) on the hillside above.

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St. Mologa

This lovely page tells the story of St. Mologa. Apparently he was chased out of Ireland by the druids ... probably for pinching some of their avenue to build his church door!
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