© Granagh graveyard
In Granagh the present graveyard, opened in the 1950s, is
© Ballingarry graveyard
The graveyard in Ballingarry is beside the church. The oldest
headstone that we came across was just inside the gate of the graveyard.
It is to the memory of Edmond Cronin who died on June 22 1902 at the age
© Kilmacow graveyard
The church and graveyard in Kilmacow was renovated in 1998
and mass has been said each year in the graveyard since. There is a headstone
in Kilmacow graveyard to Patrick Baggott from 1793 that had 'an absurd
inscription' as Westropp called it. However the oldest headstone we found
in Kilmacow was from 1786.
The headstone was in memory to Carmody (the forename was
impossible to decipher) who died on October 27 at the age of 82. The graveyard
is still used. Famine victims were also buried here in mass graves.
© Shanboha (Seanboha) graveyard
The graveyard at Sheanboha (or Shanboha) overlooks the present
church in Granagh. This large graveyard is in need of cleaning up and
there are several tombs in the graveyard. The oldest headstone that we
found was dedicated to Owen Carroll, who died on October 7 1790, aged
© Church of Ireland graveyard in Ballingarry
Both Protestants and Catholics are buried in the Ballingarry
Church of Ireland graveyard. There are a lot of tombs in the graveyard.
The inscriptions on many of the headstones is illegible due to erosion.
The oldest headstone that we found that we believe to be Catholic was
from 1775. It was to Michael Kane who died on June 12th of that year at
the age of 52. There is a vault with the name 'McCarthy' inscribed on
it. Two brothers, both Roman Catholic priests, are buried here. One of
the brothers Charles was the parish priest in Ballingarry from 1825 until
his death on November 27 1837.
According to Westropp there was a burial ground in the townland