Introduction Flora of the Burren


Here are the remains of three churches. The main church is dedicated to St. Colman. Within the chancel may be seen fragments of slabs with early Irish inscriptions.

This is a huge site with traces of an enclosure measuring upwards of 200 metres east-west. Wile on the south there are indications of a much larger enclosure on the outside. These churches have many early features including trabate dorways, cyclopean masonry and projecting corbels.

The well of St. Colman lies at a distance of 650m to the north-east, further up the limestone slopes from the vally floor.

St. Colman is the patron saint of this area.



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