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Clew Bay Archeology Trail, Clew Bay. County Mayo

2020-04-29T17:40:49+00:00

6000 years of spectacular history and heritage   Clew Bay is one of the most spectacular sea inlets in Ireland that has attracted human settlement for at least 6000 years. The Clew Bay Archaeological Trail [...]

Clew Bay Archeology Trail, Clew Bay. County Mayo2020-04-29T17:40:49+00:00

The Carrowkeel Cemetery, Ballymote. County Sligo c.3400BC

2020-05-06T14:07:44+00:00

One of the 'Big 4' ancient passage tomb cemeteries of Ireland The Carrowkeel Neolithic Cemetery is located near Ballymote on a desolate hilltop 1000 feet above sea level in County Sligo. It dates [...]

The Carrowkeel Cemetery, Ballymote. County Sligo c.3400BC2020-05-06T14:07:44+00:00

Navan Fort, Armagh, County Armagh 95BC

2020-05-06T19:09:40+00:00

An ancient capital, The legend of Emain Macha & a Barbary macaque Navan Fort or 'Emain Macha' is one of Ireland's most important ancient monuments. According to mythology, this was one of the [...]

Navan Fort, Armagh, County Armagh 95BC2020-05-06T19:09:40+00:00

Knowth Passage Tomb, Donore. County Meath 3000BC

2020-05-09T08:46:22+00:00

A UNESCO World Heritage Site with 25% of Europe's megalithic art in a single location! Knowth is Ireland's most spectacular complex of prehistoric passage tombs. This World Heritage site dates from about 3000 [...]

Knowth Passage Tomb, Donore. County Meath 3000BC2020-05-09T08:46:22+00:00

The Ceide Fields, Ballycastle. County Mayo c.3000BC

2020-04-30T13:15:05+00:00

The World's oldest field system The Céide Fields are the oldest known and most extensive stone age field systems in the world covering 1,500 hectares. This open-air archaeological site is made up of [...]

The Ceide Fields, Ballycastle. County Mayo c.3000BC2020-04-30T13:15:05+00:00

Lambay Island, lies off North County Dublin

2020-05-09T08:44:01+00:00

Interesting historic island full of wildlife Lambay lies 4km off the north County Dublin coast and is the easternmost point of Ireland. In the Neolithic period, it was used as a production site [...]

Lambay Island, lies off North County Dublin2020-05-09T08:44:01+00:00

Ballybrack Dolmen, Ballybrack. County Dublin 2500BC

2020-05-06T15:37:55+00:00

a 4500-year-old dolmen stuck in the middle of a housing estate!  This Dolmen is located in Ballybrack in south County Dublin dates from approx 2500BC. Its granite capstone has beautiful shiny quartz mixed [...]

Ballybrack Dolmen, Ballybrack. County Dublin 2500BC2020-05-06T15:37:55+00:00

Loughcrew, Oldcastle. County Meath  3200BC      

2020-04-30T11:54:12+00:00

The best kept archaeological secret in Ireland Loughcrew has been described as ‘Ireland’s greatest archaeological secret’ and is one of the BIG 4 megalithic sites of Ireland (the others being Carrowkeel, Carrowmore, and [...]

Loughcrew, Oldcastle. County Meath  3200BC      2020-04-30T11:54:12+00:00

Srahwee Wedge Tomb, Cregganbaun. County Mayo c.2000BC

2020-05-08T09:10:13+00:00

One of Ireland's finest wedge tombs Srahwee Wedge Tomb is located beside the 'main road' through the village of Cregganbaun in County Mayo. This national monument is regarded as one of the finest [...]

Srahwee Wedge Tomb, Cregganbaun. County Mayo c.2000BC2020-05-08T09:10:13+00:00

The Kilternan Dolmen, Kilternan. County Dublin c.2500BC

2020-04-25T15:57:27+00:00

A heavy weight dolmen hidden in south County Dublin The Kilternan Dolmen is located in south Dublin near the village of Kilternan. This national monument is believed to have the second heaviest capstone [...]

The Kilternan Dolmen, Kilternan. County Dublin c.2500BC2020-04-25T15:57:27+00:00