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Glencolmcille - Stone of Entreaty Natural Place
 

County

Donegal

Coordinates

N 54° 43' 04.69"   W 008° 44' 18.71"

Nearest town

Gleann Cholm Cille

Grid Ref.

G 52454 85799

Map No.

10

Elevation a.s.l. (m)

37

Date of visit

Monday 12 June 2017

GPS Accuracy (m)

3
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Looking at the stone towards the northeast.


Gleann Cholm Cille is famous for its "Turas", the journey, the path that people follow from one station to the other one during their pilgrimage done between June 9th and August 15th. The round of the stations is about 3 km long. The stations are both in the village and outside the village.

Before the station 6 was moved to St. Columba's chair, this was the original station 6 of the Turas.
It's a large rectangular stone with a faint cross carving on its upper face lying on the ground in a field to the east of St. Columba's church.


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