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Queen Maeves Grave

Queen Maeves Grave

Northwest Ireland | County Sligo

Queen Maeve's Grave (irish: Miosgán Meadhbha) is large passage tomb situated on the top of Knocknarea Mountain (327m), dominating the landscape of the Coolera peninsula in County Sligo. Legend says, that is the final resting place of Queen Maeve of Connacht, the ancient warrior queen. This Neolithic monument has approx 55 m in diameter, is 11 m high and w...   more info and photos

Benbulben

Benbulben

Northwest Ireland | County Sligo

Benbulben (irish: "Binn Ghulbain"), also known as "Table Mountain" is a large rock formation (526 m high), in Dartry Mountains, County Sligo. Its unique shape was formed during the ice age, approximately 320 million years ago, and it's composed mostly of limestone. It also has unique variety of plants, including many Arctic–alpine plants. Benbulben often ...   more info and photos

Slieve League

Slieve League

Northwest Ireland | County Donegal

Slieve League (Irish: Sliabh Liag) is a mountain situated on the Atlantic coast of Donegal Bay in County Donegal. It is 601 m high and it has second highest sea cliffs in Ireland, the fifth highest in Europe (Slieve League's cliffs reach almost 3 times higher then famous The Cliffs of Moher in County Clare). There are two paths leading to the summit of Sliev...   more info and photos

Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery

Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery

Northwest Ireland | County Sligo

Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery is situated in the center of The Coolera Peninsula (irish:Cuíl Irra) around 6 km southwest from Sligo Town in County Sligo. It's one of the largest and oldest megalithic complex in Europe, where some of the tombs have been erected 4000 BC. There are around 30 stone structures still visible on the site, but there were many more ...   more info and photos

Donegal Castle

Donegal Castle

Northwest Ireland | County Donegal

Donegal Castle is situated beside the River Eske in centre of Donegal town in County Donegal, in the northwest of Ireland. The first tower house on this site was built by powerful O'Donnell clan in 15th Century. O'Donnell Family burnt and left the castle in 1600, to prevent it being of use by English forces. In 1623, the ruined stronghold was granted to Sir...   more info and photos

Creevykeel Court Tomb

Creevykeel Court Tomb

Northwest Ireland | County Sligo

Creevykeel Court Tomb is the one of the finest court tombs in Ireland. Is located off N15 in village of Cliffony in north County Sligo (between the village of Grange and town of Bundoran). This type of megalithic structures began to appear shortly after 4000 BC. In its present form it is termed a full court tomb but there is evidence that it was once a simpl...   more info and photos

Deerpark Court Tomb

Deerpark Court Tomb

Northwest Ireland | County Sligo

Deerpark Court Tomb, known as Magheraghanrush, is located in small forest park, just off the road no R278, about 1 km east of village of Carly in County Sligo (8 km east from Sligo Town). This fine example of central court tomb was built around 3000 BC. There is hypothesis that it was once a simpler construction with open, U - shaped forecourt. The eastern p...   more info and photos

Carrowkeel Passage Tomb Cemetery

Carrowkeel Passage Tomb Cemetery

Northwest Ireland | County Sligo

Carrowkeel Passage Tomb Cemetery are group of Neolithic monuments (built before 3200 B.C and continued to be used for burial rituals into the Bronze Age), spectacularly situated on the tops of Bricklieve Mountains in County Sligo (30 km southeast of Sligo Town). Traveling through N4 in Dublin direction, take a right turn in the village of Castlebaldwin (s...   more info and photos