In the following the motives at the Irish high cross are shown. They show the variety of the Irish decoration elements, which are excellently shown to their best at this cross in Dietkirchen.

Front, 1st motif below the Christ figure (west side)
Front, 2nd motif below the Christ figure (west side)
Front, 3rd motif below the Christ figure (west side), Snakes, the symbol of St. Patrick
1. motif above the base (south side)
2. motif above the base (south side)
1. motif above the base (north side)
2. motif above the base (north side)
Right upper cross angle (view from the west side)

(all pictures ©Ludwig Ries)