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Straboe Grave Slab
Native name
Irish: Leac Uaighe Shrúbh Bó
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Location Straboe, Killerig,
County Carlow, Ireland
Built 8th century
National Monument of Ireland

Straboe Grave Slab is a medieval grave slab and National Monument located in Straboe, County Carlow, Ireland.


The grave slab is located outside the ruined Templeboy church, about 6 km (4 mi) southeast of Castledermot, and about 1.5 km (1 mile) north of the River Slaney. A holy well, castle, ringfort and spring are located nearby.


The grave slab measures 1.8 x 0.4 x 0.2 metres. There is a Latin cross at the wider end and a Maltese cross inscribed at the narrower end., with v-shaped ends. Its shape similar to the De Profundis Stone, located in Kilbride, County Westmeath.

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