Sunday, February 15, 2015

Cilin/Lisheen Corofin Co Galway

A Cillin is a unconsecrated graveyard, some date back 1000 years and the tradition was adopted from pagan times. The graveyards were used for unbaptised children, suicides and murderers among others, this one is on a Lisheen which is the remains of an old ring settlement these were often used for burial

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