On the 5th April, 2017, Dr Nora White of the School of Celtic Studies in the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies will give a seminal lecture at Waterford Institute of Technology on a current project that will make digital 3D models of all of Ireland’s Ogham stones (including those in...
Recently I had the pleasure of visiting one of Britain's finest Stone Circles.
Check out " A Postcard from Castlerigg" on the Articles page.
The Heritage Council has issued a call for communities to nominate the forgotten and lonely monuments in their community that are desperately in need of care and attention under the 2017 Adopt a Monument Scheme.
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Stone E and it is the tallest of the five stones. A slate,
it measures 1.8m in height,0.53m in width and 0.15m in depth.
The inscription reads "DEBRANI MAQI ELTI AVI OGATOS" and translates as "Grandson of Ogatos"
Stone D is 1.7 m tall. Its inscription reads “NISIGNI MAQI ER”... which translates Nisignos the son of Er... (last name being obliterated).
Stone C has damage to both the top and side resulting in the loss of the beginning and
ending of the inscription. It measures 1.7m in height,0.41 in width and 0.08m in depth.
The remaining inscription reads "MAQI E - -" meaning Grandson
Stone B measures 1.7m in height is 0.36m in width and 0.13m in depth.
The bottom of the stone has been damaged with most likely the first letters of the inscription missing. The remaining letters read “VAGNI MUCOI CUNIA" which translates as "Decendant of...
Stone A is in the centre of the exhibition hall. It is the smallest of the five stones
measuring 1.19m in height.0.37m in wide and 0.05m in
depth. Its inscription reads "- - NA MAQI LUGUDECA MUC- - CUNEA". - "decendant of Cunea"