St Tolas Cross DYSERT

DysertCounty Clare

In the 11th or 12th-century, Saint Tola who had begun his life as a hermit at Disert Tola was venerated by the erection of a High Cross at the Dysert O'Dea monastery. One of the figures on Tola's Cross aka Crusha Baunala, depicting a bishop, is understood to represent St. Tola.

References

MOnuments of ireland: St Tola's Cross Ireland VIEW SOURCE
Local History: St Tolas Cross Ireland VIEW SOURCE

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