Standing Stones

Elaborate standing stone with cup marks, swirls and zig zags

The Ardmore Gallen Stone stands over 6 feet tall in a field near the village of Muff in co.Donegal overlooking Lough Foyle. More than 10,000 standing stones have been recorded in Ireland and many were [...]

Our greatest mythological warrior tied and bound himself to this stone

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

The tallest standing stone in Ireland

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 Ireland standing at 22 feet high. [...]

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 [...]

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

The Craddockstown West Longstone is a national monument and is located facing the entrance to the Punchestown Racecourse in co.Kildare. It is hugely elegant and stands 15 feet high. There are a number of Long [...]

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