altar rock

Around Carlow
County Laois

Mass Rock, Killeshin, Co. Laois

The Irish name for a Mass Rock is Carraig an Aifrinn. A Mass Rock was a rock used as an altar in mid-17th century Ireland as a location for Catholic Mass. It is believed that there are hundreds if not thousands of Mass Rocks strewn all over the island of Ireland. Isolated locations were sought […]

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