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A link with Ireland's past - and with Peronne in Northern France.

This old church, now roofless and ruined, is In of Killursa cemetery. Dating from the 7th century... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
josepholiverm
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County Cork, Ireland
A happy find

I had it emerged driven past the turning for Ross Errilly where I was headed, but then came across... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
RoseMarigold77
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Inishbiggle, Ireland
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15 Oct 2017
“A link with Ireland's past - and with Peronne in Northern France.”
5 Apr 2017
“A happy find”
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

This old church, now roofless and ruined, is In of Killursa cemetery. Dating from the 7th century, its name, "Cill Fhursa" (anglicised to Killursa) means the church of St Fursa (Fursey). Fursa travelled to what is now Northern France, founding a church in Peronne, where...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2017

I had it emerged driven past the turning for Ross Errilly where I was headed, but then came across bother a ruined castle and this beautiful and poignant ancient church. The little monument by the gate to all the children, buried there was especially moving...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2016

We had some difficulty finding this church, and just happened upon it. Simple OLD church ruins with a modern cemetery. Great photo of Ross Erilly Friary from this church. Right off the road. No hiking involved.

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