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The Burren

Sites in this group:

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An Ráth Rath
2 posts
Ballyallaban Bullaun Stone
2 posts
Ballycasheen Portal Tomb
6 posts
Ballyganner North Court Tomb
6 posts
Ballyganner North II Wedge Tomb
7 posts
Ballyganner North III Wedge Tomb
6 posts
Ballyganner South Wedge Tomb
3 posts
Ballyganner South Souterrain
Ballykinvarga Stone Fort / Dun
Baur North Wedge Tomb
7 posts
1 site
Baur South Wedge Tomb
8 posts
Berneens Wedge Tomb
4 posts
Boloona Wedge Tomb
16 posts
Cahercommaun Stone Fort / Dun
6 posts
Caherconnell Stone Fort / Dun
4 posts
Caherdooneerish Stone Fort / Dun
3 posts
Cahermackirilla Stone Row / Alignment
2 posts
Cahermacnaghten Stone Fort / Dun
3 posts
Carran Cairn(s)
4 posts
Castletown Wedge Tomb
6 posts
Clooneen Wedge Tomb
22 posts
Creevagh Wedge Tomb
Derrynavahagh Wedge Tomb
4 posts
Eanty More Wedge Tomb
12 posts
Fanyglavin Wedge Tomb
2 posts
Faunarooska (Cl. 3) Wedge Tomb
2 posts
Faunarooska (Cl. 4) Wedge Tomb
4 posts
Faunarooska (Cl. 5) Wedge Tomb
15 posts
Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb
9 posts
Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb
1 post
Iskancullin Wedge Tomb
1 post
Lissateeaun Rath
2 posts
Lissylisheen Wedge Tomb
4 posts
Meggagh Wedge Tomb
1 post
Moheramoylan (Cl. 30) Wedge Tomb
7 posts
Poulaphuca Wedge Tomb
11 posts
2 sites
Poulawack Cairn(s)
51 posts
Poulnabrone Portal Tomb
2 posts
Rannagh West Wedge Tomb
4 posts
Slievenaglasha Wedge Tomb
5 posts
Teergonean Court Tomb
Tullycommon Wedge Tomb

News

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Mystery surrounds Burren settlement excavated by archaeologists


When a prehistoric people built a large settlement in the Burren up to 3,000 years ago, why did they choose a mountain-top with no running water?
Was it the closest point to a sky god, or was the location selected for some type of ancient gathering or “Dáil”?
“Truly one of the most enigmatic places in Irish prehistory” is how N... continues...
moss Posted by moss
2nd May 2016ce

Links

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Burren Ireland information monuments and history


Ringforts, monuments, archaeological Dig etc
bogman Posted by bogman
20th August 2010ce

Archaeology of the Burren: Prehistoric Forts and Dolmens in North Clare by Thomas Johnson Westropp


"The articles presented here contain a complete record of the prehistoric monuments of northern Clare which were surveyed, described and illustrated by Thomas J. Westropp. The articles were originally published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland between 1896 and 1916".
fitzcoraldo Posted by fitzcoraldo
9th January 2006ce
Edited 9th January 2006ce

RTE items on The archaeology of The Burren


News items from 1999 on the discoveries in The Burren.
Check out the audio files. Archaeologists, historians and thr local farmer talk about the excavations, finds and significance of The Burren
fitzcoraldo Posted by fitzcoraldo
14th February 2005ce

Burrenbeo - comprehensive guide of the Burren


Interactive interpretative story of the Burren, Ireland.
Posted by burrenbeo
11th October 2002ce

Latest posts for the Burren

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Poulnabrone (Portal Tomb) — Images (click to view fullsize)

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15th September 2016ce

Gleninsheen (Wedge Tomb) — Images

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15th September 2016ce
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