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.