Ring Forts

Gaze at the stars within one of the most important early forts in Ireland

Staigue Fort is a NATIONAL MONUMENT that dates from the late iron age (approx 300 - 400 a.d). It's name 'Caiseal Stéig' translates  to 'the fort of the steps' or possibly 'the windy fort'. It [...]

A 1500 year dry stone walled fort built on a lake

Doon Fort is an ancient ring fort hidden away on Doon Lough near the coastal village of Portnoo in co. Donegal. It dates from the 5th century a.d and was probably built as a place [...]

An ancient ring fort, Niall of the Nine Hostages, St Patrick and Sun Worship

Grainan of Aileach is located in Burt in co.Donegal. This ring fort dates to the 5th century a.d but the site dates back thousands of years before this to 1700 b.c. It sits on a [...]

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