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St. Patrick's Cross Carndonagh
Inishowen, Co. Donegal
In the town of Carndonagh, County Donegal, visitors can find the Cross of St Patrick, considered one of the most important early-Christian relics in Britain and Ireland. It is located on the grounds of a church founded by St Patrick.

The town of Carndonagh, County Donegal is home to the impressive High Cross of St Patrick. The cross, which is thought to date from the 7th century, is located on the grounds of a church founded by St Patrick for the Bishop of Clogher’s brother. It is considered one of the most important early-Christian remains in all of Britain and Ireland.

Tips from locals

Carndonagh Mass Rock is a short distance away and it was used as an altar in the 18th century during the Penal Times in Ireland.

Dog friendly
Hidden gem
Family friendly
Free to visit
Rainy days
Free car parking
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Contact details
Railway Rd, Ballymacarry Lower, Buncrana, Co. Donegal, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend 20 to 30 minutes here.

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