Kilnasaggart Stone, County Armagh, Northern Ireland Old Irish inscription is translated as 'this place, bequeathed by Ternoc, son of Cernan the Little under the patronage of Peter the Apostle', erected in the early 700's AD, making it the earliest datable stone monument in Ireland. It is decorated with ten crosses and excavations in 1966 and 1968 uncovered a number of stone built and dug graves nearby. Close to the pillar are several small stones, some with crosses.
32 Counties of Ireland. Home to craggy cliffs and windswept valleys, to ancient castles and modern cities and roads that unfurl like ribbons, Ireland is uncommonly rich with both natural wonders and manmade attractions.