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Aghnaskeagh Portal Tomb
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Ballinloughan Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
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Ballymakellet Court Tomb
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Ballymakellet Standing Stone Standing Stone / Menhir
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Balriggan Rath
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Baltray Standing Stones
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Barnaveddoge
Belpatrick Artificial Mound
Blakestown Standing Stone / Menhir
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Castletown
Clermont Cairn Cairn(s)
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Clogher Head Hillfort
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Commons Court Tomb
Corracon Barrow / Cairn Cemetery
Corrakit Cairn(s)
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Cortial Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
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Cuchulains Stone (Rathiddy) Standing Stone / Menhir
Dardisrath Standing Stone / Menhir
Drogheda Artificial Mound
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Drumcah Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
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Drumgonnelly Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
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Drumnasillagh Court Tomb
Drumshallon Standing Stones
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Drumsinnot Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
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Dunany Point Cliff Fort
Dunmore Barrow / Cairn Cemetery
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Faughart Bullaun Stone
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Fieldstown Cairn(s)
Grange Bullaun Stone
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Grange Irish
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Hurlstone Standing Stone / Menhir
Killin Carving
Knockdinnin Round Barrow(s)
Labanstown Standing Stone / Menhir
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Lurgankeel Wedge Tomb
Lurgankeel Portal Tomb
The Meadow Cairn(s)
Mellifont Round Barrow(s)
Milltown Round Barrow(s)
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Mount Oriel Barrow / Cairn Cemetery
Mucklagh Round Barrow(s)
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Mullaghash Barrow / Cairn Cemetery
Mullameelan Souterrain
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Paddock Wedge Tomb
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Piperstown Standing Stone / Menhir
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Proleek Portal Tomb
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Proleek Wedge Tomb
Purcellstown Standing Stone / Menhir
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Ravensdale Park Passage Grave
Riverstown Hillfort
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Rockmarshall Court Tomb
Roestown Round Barrow(s)
Skeaghmore Round Barrow(s)
Termonfeckin Souterrain
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Townley Hall
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Tullagee Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art
Walshestown Artificial Mound
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Whiterath
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Ballynahattin - Ireland's Stonehenge


A huge Irish monument once dubbed Ireland's "Stonehenge", may at one time have been a "school of astronomy", where ancient skywatchers studied the risings of various heavenly bodies during the year.
Posted by mythicalireland
27th January 2004ce

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Proleek (Portal Tomb) — Folklore

Proleek is suituated about four miles from Dundalk. To reach the big stone you have to travel over some fields before you arrive at the spot. There are three massive horizontal stones in shape on which the big stone rests which weighs a few tons. Not far away from the stone is the giant's grave.
The people of the district tell us, that if you can place three stones without falling on top of the big stone you will be married inside a year. Old people warn us to clear out of the place before 6'oclock or wee people will carry you away for ever.
It is said to be a great meeting place of the fairies. The old people tell us that they have often seen the small red man.
Collected from Betty Bowden of Drogheda, in the 1930s. Now digitised at DĂșchas.ie.
Another informant says:
This is an outstanding monument in the district. In consists of three upright stones about eight feet in height supporting an enormous boulder of about 50 tons. It is locally called the giant's load and it is said the giant who put it up got his death of drinking of waters from the river these being poisoned by an enemy. Others say it is a monument over some mighty chieftain of old, but in truth little is known about its origin.

Giant's grave.
About 100 yards from the cromlech is an enclosure in the shape of a grave. It is locally called the "giant's grave" meaning of course that the giant who met his death as the result of the poisoned waters lies in it.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
17th October 2018ce

Rockmarshall (Court Tomb) — Images (click to view fullsize)

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14th August 2018ce

Drumnasillagh (Court Tomb) — Images

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14th August 2018ce
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