[Monuments in Carigkenlish Church]

Artist(s) : Thomas Dineley (Draughtsman)

Pen and ink sketch of sepulchral monuments with inscriptions in the old church in Caherconlish, located six miles from Limerick on the road to Cashel.
This medieval church was altered in the nineteenth century. Now ruined, it is surrounded by a graveyard.
Sources:
Archaeological Survey of Ireland, at http://webgis.archaeology.ie/NationalMonuments/FlexViewer/, record LI014-079005. Accessed 2.11.2014.
The Urban Archaeological Survey of County Limerick, compiled by John Bradley, Andrew Halpin and Heather A. King (Dublin: Office of Public Works, 1985).

Inscribed in Image

  • Text within boundaries of image –
    [1st monument]
    RIS / TH
    M. ANNABEL GOULD
    DIED XXVII MAY MDCLXXII.

    [2nd monument]
    SANTA MARIA / IHS / INRI / St IOANNES
    HUNC TUMULUM THEOBALDUS BOURK SIBI ET UXORI SUI SLANIE BRIEN FIERI FECIT BOURKIARUM SOBOLES CAROLINO SANGUINE TINCTA. ATQUE BRIANORUM NOBILITATA TRIBU.
    HIC THEOBALDE IACES TECUM

Image Details

Genre Scientific or Technical illustration
Technique Pen and ink drawings
Subject(s) Antiquities and archaeological sites, Architecture
Geographical Location
  • Caherconlish church - Named locality
  • Limerick - County
  • Munster - Province
Keywords(s) Crosses, Inscriptions, Sculpture, Tombs & sepulchral monuments
Colour Monochrome
Dimensions 8 cm x 7.9 cm
Published / created 1681
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Bibliographical Details

Travel Account Observations in a Voyage through the Kingdom of Ireland
Contributor(s)
Print or manuscript Manuscript
Location of image in copy p. 209
Source copy National Library of Ireland MS 392
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Rights Courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

Related text from travel account

[1st monument] On ye left hand side going to the Alter is seen this upon Sr. George Ingoldesby’s wives mother.

[2nd monument] On the right hand going up to the Altar place of ye Chancel of Carigkenlish is seen this monument against the wall. [p. 209]
Monuments in Carigkenlish Church