Saints and Stones: Kilfountain Ecclesiastical Site
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Kilfountain is an ecclesiastical site that contains the remains of an oratory.

The highlight of this site is the beautiful slender cross slab near the oratory that bears a Greek cross with a circle and a formalized representation of chi-rho, the first letter of Christ's name in Greek. Also inscribed on it is the name of the founder of the settlement, St. Fintan, and ogham writing on one side. In addition, the site also contains a bullaun stone.

About the Kilfountain Ecclesiastical Site

Megalithic Portal: Kilfountain Cross Slab
Megalithomania: Kilfountain Cross Pillar
CISP: Kilfountain

Journey to the Kilfountain Ecclesiastical Site

The Kilfountain Ecclesiastical Site is located off the R559 approximately 1-3/4 miles northwest of the town of Dingle on the Dingle Peninsula in County Kerry, Ireland.

Ordnance Survey Map (Q423032 approx.)

Visitors Information

Visitors information and general tourist information may be found at the Dingle Peninsula Tourism website.

Additional Photos of the Kilfountain Ecclesiastical Site

Approaching the Kilfountain Ecclesiastical Site
Ruins of the Oratory, Kilfountain Ecclesiastical Site
Bullaun Stone, Kilfountain Ecclesiastical Site
Cross Slab, Kilfountain Ecclesiastical Site
Cross Slab, Kilfountain Ecclesiastical Site
Cross Slab Showing Ogham Writing on Side, Kilfountain Ecclesiastical Site
Close-up of Top of Cross Slab, Kilfountain Ecclesiastical Site

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