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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

Dalkey Island

Dalkey Island

East Ireland | County Dublin

Dalkey Island a small, uninhabited, picturesque landmass situated just 300 m of the Coliemore Harbour, near Dalkey Village, southern suburb of Dublin. The oldest building on the island is ruin of St Begnet's church from between 9th and 10th Century, but excavations from 1950's revealed evidence of continuous human activity on the island since neolithic pe...   more info and photos

Mount Errigal

Mount Errigal

Northwest Ireland | County Donegal

Mount Errigal is 751 meters high and is the highest mountain in County Donegal. Its glowing quartzite, cone-shaped peak dominates the landscape and the rest of Derryveagh Mountains. Is also the part of mountain chain, called locally the "Seven Sisters".

Climbing on Errigal is not technically difficult, but it requires good physical condition and be...   more info and photos

Celtic and Prehistoric Museum

Celtic and Prehistoric Museum

Southwest Ireland | County Kerry

The Celtic and Prehistoric Museum is located beside the road R559, in Klvicadowing near Ventry (west of Dingle Town) on the Dingle Peninsula. This small, well furnished museum offers a large collection of artefacts from all over Europe, dating from 500 million years ago until the middle ages. The biggest attraction is undoubtedly the large complete Wooly Mam...   more info and photos

Lough Gur Wedge Tomb

Lough Gur Wedge Tomb

West Ireland | County Limerick

Lough Gur Wedge Tomb (also known as Giant's Grave) is located just 1 km off the road R 512 (Limerick-Kilmallock), near village of Holycross in County Limerick (in Holycross take the left turn onto the road signposted to Lough Gur, just after the pub). After about a 1 km you will see the grave on your right hand side.

This is well preserved, large...   more info and photos

Grange Stone Circle

Grange Stone Circle

West Ireland | County Limerick

Grange Stone Circle (also known as The Lios) is located beside the road R 512 (Limerick-Kilmallock), 4 km north of Bruff in county Limerick. It is largest stone circle in Ireland, which consists of 113 stones and has 46 m in diameter. It's surrounded by wide earthen, flat-topped bank, about 1.2m tall. There is narrow, stone-lined entrance on the north ea...   more info and photos