Saint Lurach's Church

The town of Maghera is a site of religious significance from ancient times. The present day ruins of St. Lurach's Church date back to the 10th Century and it stands on the 6th Century monastery founded by St. Lurach, the patron saint of Maghera. Contained within the ruins is a sculpture of the crucifixion, which is thought to date from the 10th Century, making it one of the oldest in Ireland. The details of the sculpture can be seen today.
NB. As we do not have exact location information, this is a map of the local area.

Opening times:

Every day.

Prices:

Admission is free.

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Magherafelt Tourist Information Centre

Location / Directions

Maghera Town.
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Contact Details

The Bridewell
6 Church Street
Magherafelt
County Londonderry
BT45 6AN

Website:
www.magherafelt.gov.uk
Email:
charmain@magherafelt.gov.uk
Tel: (028) 7963 1510
Alt: (028) 7930 1459
Fax: (028) 7939 5112