Detail of Muiredach's Cross

Muiredach's Cross is located in Monasterboice, in County Louth. Muiredach's Cross is one of two intact High Crosses at Monasterboice, both of which are among the most significant High Crosses in Ireland.

Muiredach's Cross is about 5.20 meters high. Each face and side of the cross has well-preserved inconographic detail. Use the diagram below to select a side of the cross for which you want to see a detailed view.

[Each detailed view page shows a diagram and a QuickTimeVR photograph of a side of Muiredach's Cross. Drag the mouse over the cross photograph (or use the up and down cursor keys) to view it from top to bottom. (QuickTime 3 plug-in required.)]