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Poulnabrone Dolmen - The Irish Place

Poulnabrone Dolmen Portal Tomb

Within the stark landscape limestone desert of the Burren in Co. Clare you will find the Poulnabrone Dolmen. The Hole of Sorrows The name Poulnabrone translates...
Drombeg Stone Circle - The Irish Place

County Cork’s Ancient Past: The Drombeg Stone Circle

Ireland's green and verdant landscape is dotted with many types of megalithic monument, with the stone circle being amongst the most impressive. While they may...
The Brownshill Dolmen - The Irish Place

Rock of Ages: The Brownshill Dolmen

The ancient Brownshill Dolmen is an impressive example of a megalithic 'portal tomb'. This 'cromlech' (from the Irish 'crom' meaning 'curved and 'leac' meaning...
The Gaulstone Dolmen - The Irish Place

The Gaulstone Dolmen

The Gaulstone Dolmen is an example of a particular type of megalithic monument or tomb. These single-chamber structures consist of a minimum of two...
The Labbacallee Wedge Tomb which is the largest example of its type in Ireland - The Irish Place

The Mysterious Past of the Labbacallee Wedge Tomb

The Labbacallee Wedge Tomb is the largest example of its type in Ireland. These megalithic structures are so called because of their shape -...
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