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Cuchulains Stone (Rathiddy)

Standing Stone / Menhir

<b>Cuchulains Stone (Rathiddy)</b>Posted by CianMcLiamImage © Ken Williams/ShadowsandStone.com
Nearest Town:Dundalk (5km NE)
OS Ref (IE):   J007039 / Sheet: 36
Latitude:53° 58' 28.23" N
Longitude:   6° 27' 54.37" W

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The Stone of the Big Man


The folklore behind this stone is probably connected with the High Man, a giant warrior figure, thought to be CĂșchulainn, in the landscape of Co. Louth.

http://www.thehighman.com

http://www.mythicalireland.com/highman/
Posted by mythicalireland
19th March 2004ce
Edited 3rd August 2009ce