of the panels of the great broken scripture cross at Kells. The bottom
panel depicts Christ's baptism in the River Jorden with a dove, the
symbol of St Columba, representing the holy spirit.
monastic settlement at Kells, Co Meath
town of Kells is well worth a visit, should you be passing near. Though
there is some debate as to whether the Book of Kells, Ireland's most famous
relic of the past, was written and illuminated here, the remaining crosses
and round tower will transport you back to the times of St Columba, that
gifted artist and visionary of the early Irish Christians.