The old graveyard at Portrane surrounds the ruins of a church which was founded by the Normans in the 14th century. According to Dr. Egan this church was originally known as St. Canice’s, but is now called St. Catherine’s. It is the burial place of the Evans family of Portrane House.
Surveys: APMDI Journal Vol.1 p342, Vol.2 p473, Vol.12 p143. M. J. S. Egan Vol.7 p51-68