Tree Register of Ireland

COUNTY LIST NAMED TREES TREE SPECIES COMMON NAMES HERITAGE CATEGORIES

Crataegus monogyna


Hawthorn




Castlekeeran, Kells, Co. Meath


Situation: Individual Tree
Visited and photographed on: 26-Oct-09
Height: 3 m Girth: 0.43 m

Heritage value:

Named tree
Habitat value
A site of religious significance



This hawthorn is a rag tree at a holy well dedicated to St Ciaran. It apparently replaces the 'hoary ash tree of surpassing size and beauty' described in 1849.