Stone Circles

Kenmare Stone Circle, Kenmare. co.Kerry c.2500-1000 B.C

The Kenmare Stone Circle is located 5 minutes walk from the centre of Kenmare and is locally known as the 'The Shrubberies'. It is one of the largest stone circles in south west Ireland measuring [...]

Clogherny Wedge Tomb, Plumbridge. co.Tyrone c.2500 b.c

The Clogherny Wedge tomb is located in a sparse exposed glaciated valley near the village of Plumbridge in co. Tyrone. It still has it's large capstone and is unusual because it is surrounded by a [...]

The Beaghmore Stone Circles, Cookstown. co. Tyrone – 2900 b.c > 1200 b.c

The mysterious and desolate Beaghmore Stone Circles were discovered by local peat cutters in the 1940s in the mountains near Cookstown in co. Tyrone. The site is made up of 7 large stone circles and [...]

The Bocan Stone Circle, Culdaff. co.Donegal – c.3000 b.c.>1500 b.c

This is the Bocan Stone Circle located on Bocan Hill just outside the village of Culdaff on the Inishowen Peninsula. Stone circles may have been sun temples but no one really knows what shenanigans were [...]

Beltany Stone Circle, Raphoe. co.Donegal c.1400 b.c > 800 b.c

This national monument is one of the largest and earliest stone circles in Ireland with a diameter of 145 feet. It originally comprised of 80 upright stones of which 64 still stand and probably dates [...]

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