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Largest Free Standing Oak Tree In Ireland Re-Erected In Midlands

The 6.6m cross in Offaly was restored after an online fundraiser.

Ireland's largest free standing oak cross has been re-erected in Offaly.

Stephen O Callaghan worked with the local authority and started an online fundraiser to preserve the piece of history for future generations.

The 6.6 meters cross is in memory of a Birr's Capt Lancelot Joseph Moore Studholme, who died in World War One.

Historian Mr O Callaghan explains the conservation work needed:

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