'Gallarus Oratory' : Oratory

TownlandGallarus
CountyKerry
Grid RefQ 393 049
Longitude10° 20' 57.63" W
Latitude52° 10' 21.4" N
ITM east480366
ITM north584435
Nearest TownBallyferriter (3.9 Km)
OS Sheet70
UTM zone29U
UTM x449041
UTM y5761192

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Gallarus - Grave or Cross Slab
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Gallarus Oratory Oratory ::

From The Round Towers and Ancient Architecture of Ireland - George Petrie (1845)

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It is said that if you can climb out of the oratory via the little window then your soul is cleansed. This is probably akin to the early rebirth folklore often attached to holed stones and tombs.

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