Ring Forts

Gaze at the stars within one of our greatest prehistoric forts

Staigue Fort, Sneem. County Kerry    c. 300 -400 a. d. Staigue Fort in Irish translates to 'the fort of the steps' or possibly 'the windy fort'. It is located in a spectacular location a [...]

A 1500 year dry stone walled fort built in a hidden lake

Doon Fort, Portnoo, County Donegal 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 AD and was [...]

The seat of the O’Neills, Grainan of Aileach & Sun worship

Grainan of Aileach, Burt. County Donegal      fort - c. 700 a. d.   site - c. 1700 b. c. Grainan of Aileach is located on a hilltop 800 feet above sea level and its name [...]

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