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On the stone an Old Irish inscription is translated as 'this place, bequeathed by Ternoc, son of Cernan the Little under the patronage of Peter the Apostle'. He died around 714 - 716, so the stone must have been erected in the early 700's AD, making it the earliest datable stone monument in Ireland. It is decorated with ten crosses and excavations in 1966 and 1968 uncovered a number of stone built and dug graves nearby. Close to the pillar are several small stones, some with crosses.

thanks for looking :)

Gary

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