Kerry Ogham stones to be displayed in UCC.

A collection of Ogham stones originally from Kerry are to be re-housed in a permanent state of the art display at University College Cork. The college is looking for planning permission to re-locate the 28 Ogham stones as part of a conservation project.The stones originate mainly from Kerry and parts of Cork and date back from the 5th and 7th centuries. Since the 19th century the stones have been housed in UCC’c stone corridor. Under the new conservation plan the stones will be an interpretive area a key to inscriptions in Irish, English and Braille as well as the history to each individual stone.