Iron Age 600 b.c – 400 a.d

Iron Age 600 b.c – 400 a.d

This was the period of Celtic ideas spreading into Ireland. Settlement and burial evidence is scarce during this period. The La Tene style evolved using spirals and stylised animals. This was period during the ‘Royal’ sites were built like Tara, Rathcrogan and Navan for ritual and ceremonial activity.

Other monuments from this period include…Ring Barrows, Hillforts, Linear earthworks, Ring ditches.

Navan Fort, Armagh, County Armagh 95BC

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The Ancient Capital, The Legend of Emain Macha & A Barbary Macaque Navan Fort or 'Emain Macha' is one of Ireland's most important ancient monuments. According to mythology, this was one of the [...]

Navan Fort, Armagh, County Armagh 95BC2019-06-26T06:59:28+00:00

Lambay Island, lies off north County Dublin

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Interesting historic island full of wildlife Lambay lies 4km off the north County Dublin coast and is the eastern most point of Ireland. In the Neolithic period it was used as a production site [...]

Lambay Island, lies off north County Dublin2019-06-27T06:16:28+00:00

The Beltany Stone Circle, Raphoe. County Donegal c.1400BC

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One of the largest, earliest & most beautiful stone circles in Ireland The Beltany Stone Circle is one of the largest and earliest stone circles in Ireland with a diameter of 145-feet. It [...]

The Beltany Stone Circle, Raphoe. County Donegal c.1400BC2019-06-30T19:09:45+00:00