Tuesday 13 March 2012

Island graveyard in Derrynane national park to be extended

THE WAY has been cleared for the transfer of land on the historic Abbey Island in the Derrynane National Historic Park in Co Kerry to Kerry County Council. The transfer will allow for an extension of the island graveyard which houses the tombs of the O’Connells in south Kerry, and where for centuries coffins have been carried across a sandspit at low tide.

Read the article @ The Irish Times


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