Standing Stones

Elaborate standing stone with cup marks, swirls and zig zags

The Ardmore Gallen Stone, Muff, County Donegal The Ardmore Gallen Stone stands in a field near the village of Muff in co.Donegal. More than 10,000 standing stones have been recorded in Ireland which were used [...]

CĂșchulainn’s Stone

CĂșchulainn's Stone (Clochafarmore) is located near the village of Knockbridge in co.Louth. It may date to anytime between 1000 b.c - 500 a.d. According to legend, the mortally wounded CĂșchulainn bound himself to this 10 [...]

The tallest and most elegant standing stone in Ireland

Punchestown Longstone, Punchestown, County Kildare The Punchestown Long Stone is located near the entrance to the Punchestown Racecourse in county Kildare. This national monument is the tallest and one of the most graceful examples in [...]

A quartz standing stone, Queen Maeve & Beaker pottery

Glencullen Standing Stone is now located on a golf course in the village of Glencullen in south Dublin. Standing stones or 'mehirs' are usually difficult to date but it is sometimes possible when a particular [...]

A burial tomb, a boundary marker or a scratching post for a friendly cow ?

Craddockstown Longstone This national monument and is located facing the entrance to the Punchestown Racecourse in Co. Kildare. It hugely elegant stone stands 15-feet high and would not look out of place in a modern [...]

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