The Celtic Cross

The Celtic Cross is an ancient and enduring symbol that holds deep spiritual and cultural significance. While it symbolises Christianity, the cross has its roots in pagan beliefs. It represents a meeting point of these two traditions.

Celtic Cross in graveyard

It features a distinctive circle at the intersection of the arms and is heavily decorated with intricate Celtic knots and spirals.

Celtic Cross card from Exploring Ireland game

Although there are many different interpretations, it is said to represent knowledge, strength, compassion and Celtic identity.