Dolmen Portal Tombs

One of the largest, tallest and most spectacular dolmens in Ireland

Kilmogue Portal Tomb, Mullinavat, County Kilkenny This National Monument is the impressive Kilmogue or 'Harristown' Dolmen. It was constructed between c.3000-4000 BC and is located near the village of Mullinvat in co. Kilkenny. Its capstone has [...]

One of Ireland’s finest portal tombs with 2 capstones still intact

Knockeen Portal Tomb, Knockeen, County Waterford The Knockeen Dolmen is one of Ireland’s finest portal tombs. It stands 13-feet high in the middle of a hedgerow bordering two fields and dates from c.4000 BC. It differs [...]

A 6000 year old stunner & the Hill of the Hag

Gaulstown Dolmen, Gaulstown, County Waterford This national monument is the Gaulstown Dolmen. It is located in south county Waterford and dates to c.3000-4000 BC. It is regarded as one of the finest portal tombs in [...]

The largest megalithic cemetery in Ireland & amongst the oldest in Europe

Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery is located a few miles south of the town of Sligo. It is the largest megalithic cemetery in Ireland and amongst the oldest in Europe dating back to 4600 b.c. It is [...]

One of Ireland’s most beautiful and oldest portal tombs

Kilclooney Dolmen, Kilclooney, County Donegal The beautiful Kilclooney dolmen dates from c.3500 BC and is regarded as one of the finest examples of a portal tomb in the country. Its impressive capstone measures 13-feet wide, [...]

Possibly the oldest structure in Inishowen with a mysterious name

The Morton God Dolmen, Muff, County Donegal The Morton God Dolmen is the largest portal tomb and possibly the oldest structure in Inishowen dating from c.2500-3500 BC. Its name remains a mystery but ‘Morton’ may [...]

A 4500 year old dolmen in the middle of a housing estate in south Dublin

This Dolmen is located in Ballybrack in south co. Dublin. It dates for approx 2500 b.c and it's granite capstone has beautiful shiny quartz mixed through it. It measures 5 foot X 5 foot and [...]

Ireland’s most iconic dolmen & the hole of sorrows

The Poulnabrone Dolmen, Caherconnell, County Clare The Poulnabrone Dolmen is a national monument and dates from c.3600 BC. Its timeless simplicity has made it one of the most photographed landmarks in Ireland. This dramatic and [...]

The oldest ancient structure in Dublin City and the smallest ‘dolmen’ in Ireland

Knockmaree Dolmen is located in Phoenix Park in Dublin City. It dates from approx 3000 b.c > 1700 b.c and is probably the oldest monument near the city and possibly the smallest ‘dolmen’ structure in [...]

The Hag’s Chair, The Ring of Gullion & Absolutely worth re-erecting

The Ballykeel Dolmen, Camlouth, County Armagh This classic example of a tripod portal tomb or dolmen is locally known as 'The Hag's Chair' and dates from around c.3200 BC. When excavated in 1963, plain and [...]

A dolmen with an 80 tonne capstone – possibly 2nd heaviest in the country

The Kilternan Dolmen is located in south Dublin near the village of Kilternan. This national monument  is believed to have the second heaviest cap stone in Ireland (next to the Brownshill Dolmen in Carlow) weighing [...]

The most photographed dolmen in the north of Ireland

Proleek Dolmen, Ballymascanlon, County Louth This is the beautiful and graceful Proleek Dolmen located on the legendary Cooley Peninsula in co. Louth. It is one of the finest examples in Ireland and dates from between [...]

Europe’s largest and heaviest dolmen

The Brownshill Dolmen, Hackettstown, County Carlow This national monument is the Brownshill Dolmen. It is not only the largest example in Ireland but also in Europe with a capstone estimated to weigh in at over [...]

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