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Bavan Court Tomb
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Beltany Stone Circle
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Binn Portal Tomb
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Bocan Stone Circle
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Carricknamoghil Court Tomb
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Cluain tSalach Cup Marked Stone
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Creevery Upper Portal Tomb
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Croaghbeg Court Tomb
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Darney Ringfort Hillfort
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Drumcarbit Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
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Drumhallagh Upper Court Tomb
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Dunwiley Rath
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Errarooey Beg Portal Tomb
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Eskaheen Portal Tomb
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Farranmacbride Court Tomb
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Giant's Finger Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
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Glencolumbkille Churchyard Souterrain
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The Grey Stone, Cornashesk Natural Rock Feature
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Grianan of Ailech Stone Fort / Dun
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Kilbeg Court Tomb
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Kilclooney More
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Kimonaster Middle Passage Grave
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Letter Court Tomb
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Magheracar Passage Grave
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Malin More Portal Tomb
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Na Dúnaibh Stone Fort / Dun
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Pluck Standing Stone / Menhir
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Rashenny Chambered Tomb
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Roshin South Portal Tomb
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Shalwy Court Tomb
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Straths Bridge Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
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St Columkille's Stones Cup Marked Stone
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Toome Portal Tomb
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Tory Island Bullaun Stone

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Locals unearth 'significant' prehistoric hoard of gold bands in Donegal


Experts from the National Museum have begun an investigation into the exciting discovery of four prehistoric gold arm bands they believe date back to the Bronze Age.

The amazingly intact ornaments were found buried together several feet underground at an undisclosed location in Co Donegal earlier this week... continues...
ryaner Posted by ryaner
28th June 2018ce

Ancient stone chamber unearthed in garden


From the Derry Journal

An ancient underground chamber which could date back 2,000 years has been unearthed near Clonmany in Inishowen... continues...
baza Posted by baza
18th August 2008ce

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Beltany (Stone Circle) — Images (click to view fullsize)

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21st April 2018ce

Kimonaster Middle (Passage Grave) — Images

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21st April 2018ce

Kimonaster Middle (Passage Grave) — Links

The Sacred Island


Some of the history and some more photos of this ruined, and pretty much lost, passage grave cemetery.
ryaner Posted by ryaner
21st April 2018ce

St Columkille's Stones (Cup Marked Stone) — Folklore

One time the landlord Danny Hewittson of the Lough Veagh estate was erecting a mill in his yard and he sent some of his men to the old abbey in Gartan for a stone which he thought suitable for putting under the upright shaft. This stone was round in shape and there was a hollow in the centre. It was supposed to have been used by Colmcille for holding holy water in his abbey.
When the mill was complete he told the men to bring the horses along and [?] it but all the horses on the estate could not drive it. They removed the stone and put it back in the abbey and substituted another stone. The mill then worked perfectly.
Sounds a bit like a bullaun stone to me. St Columkille / Colmcille certainly had a lot of stones.
From the Losad / Losset volume of The Schools' Collection, transcribed online at Duchas.ie. I can't make out the [?] though.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
11th October 2017ce

Grianan of Ailech (Stone Fort / Dun) — News

Amazing Picture Captures Donegal's Ancient Miracle of Light


"Adam’s stunning picture shows a shaft of life entering one side of the historic fort, before creating a perfect line to the other side."

From The Donegal Daily
baza Posted by baza
27th March 2017ce

Beltany (Stone Circle) — Folklore

The Druid's Circle is situated two miles from Raphoe at Beltony. It is composed of sixty seven stones all standing erect in a circle.
South of this circle there is a large stone where all the victims were hung for there is a trace of a chain on it.

From this circle a giant threw a large stone to Nagherahane where a giant's grave now lies. Another grave is to be found in Mrs Craig's land. On top of it there is a large stone standing erect.
There is gold to be found at the Druid's Circle. Many tourists came from Derry to dig for the gold but found none.

Adjacent to this circle there is the 'Old Wind Mill' where a number of giants were buried.
The druids worshipped the sun or fire Bael teine - "fire of Bael".

Giants' graves are numerous in Ireland so that shows us there were a great many giants in olden times.

Molly McClean (age 14)
Collected for the Schools Collection of the 1930s, now being transcribed at Duchas.ie.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
22nd December 2016ce
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