Museums of Mayo - museums to visit in County Mayo

Saint Brigid's Crosses

Knock Folk Museum, County Mayo

Collection of St. Brigid's Crosses showing variety of designs and patterns. Made from rushes or straw.

Commemorative crosses made on the eve of St. Brigid's Day, 1st February. Believed to offer protection to house and livestock.

Majority of crosses made by Patrick Broderick, Belmullet, Co. Mayo.