Further reading

If you would like to discover more about the Cross of Cong, the following books and articles will help you.

George Petrie, "On the Cross of Cong", Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, Vol. 4 (1847-50), pp. 572-85

Francoise Henry, Irish Art in the Romanesque Period, 1020 - 1170, London, 1970

Pádraig Ó Riain and Griffin Murray, "The Cross of Cong: some recent discoveries", Archaeology Ireland, Vol. 19 No. 1 (Spring 2005), pp. 18-21

Raghnall Ó Floinn, Irish Shrines and Reliquaries of the Middle Ages, Dublin, 1994

Anthony Candon, "Barefaced effrontery: secular and ecclesiastical politics in late eleventh and early twelfth century Ireland", Seanchas Ardmhacha, Vol. 14 No. 2 (1991) pp. 1-25

Peter Harbison, "Church reform and Irish monastic culture in the twelfth century", Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society, Vol. 52 (2002) pp. 1-12

William Wilde, Lough Corrib, its shores and islands, Dublin 1867

H.G. Leask, "The Augustinian abbey of St. Mary the Virgin, Cong, Co. Mayo", Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society, Vol. 19 (1941) pp. 107-117

Dr. Healy, ‘Two royal abbeys by the western lakes: Cong and Inismaine’, Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, Vol. 35 (1905) pp. 1-20 

 
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