Saints and Stones: Cloghanaphuca

Cloghanaphuca, meaning "the stone of the pooka/ghost," is a large, roughly oval clochan with a collapsed roof.

Not an isolated site, it is is part of a whole complex of structures that one observer has pointed out is associated with Teampall an Ceathrar Alainn Church, which is just down the hill. Up the hill are a number of other structures, notably the Oghil Wedge Tomb.

About Cloghanaphuca

Wikipedia: Clochan
Wikipedia: Inishmore

Journey to Cloghanaphuca

Cloghanaphuca is located near the village of Corruch near the center of the Aran Island of Inishmore, County Galway, Ireland, which is visited by boat or air from near Galway or by boat from Doolin.

Map Reference: L850099

Visitors Information

Visitors information for the area may be found at the website. General tourist information for the Aran Islands may be found on the Aran Islands Ireland and the Heritage Centre of the Aran Islands websites.

Additional Photos of Cloghanaphuca

Cloghanaphuca Clochan
Beehive Huts Up-Slope from Cloghanaphuca

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