The ancient alphabet of Ogham has fascinated and
intrigued for many centuries. .
The picture on the right is of the West Wing Stone
Corridor at University College Cork and shows Ogham stones that
were rescued from the encroaches of agriculture and
development thoughout the past decades. They form the
largest collection of Ogham stones in the country and are the
earliest recorded instance of writing in Ireland. Another
interesting collection of Ogham Stones can be seen at Mount Melleray
monastery near Cappoquin in County Waterford.