Kilcolman is an early eccesiastical site overlooking Ventry Harbour on the Dingle Peninsula consisting of a circular earthen bank enclosure with a diameter of approximately 150 feet within which were, at one time, a church, two huts, a number of graves and gravemarkers, and a number of stones.
Highlight of the site is a cross-inscribed ogham stone which is located in the southeast corner of the site. The ogham inscription runs up the left-hand side and over the top of the main cross. One observer indicates that it reads "ANM COLMAN AILITHIR" -- translated as Colman the Pilgrim.
About the Kilcolman Ecclesiastical Site
Megalithomania: Maumanorig Ogham Stone
Journey to the Kilcolman Ecclesiastical Site
The Kilcolman Ecclesiastical Site is located off a minor road off the R559 from the village of Ventry on the Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland.
Megalithic Ireland: Maumanorig/Kilcolman
Map Reference: Q386017 approx.
Visitors information and general tourist information may be found at the Dingle Peninsula Tourism website.
Additional Photos of the Kilcolman Ecclesiastical Site
Kilcolman Ecclesiastical Site
Earthen Bank, Kilcolman Ecclesiastical Site
Cross-Inscribed Ogham Stone, Kilcolman Ecclesiastical Site
Close-Up of Cross-Inscribed Ogham Stone, Kilcolman Ecclesiastical Site