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Cairn H (Passage Grave) — Images (click to view fullsize)

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Dowth I (Passage Grave) — Images

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Aghatirourke (Cuilcagh summit) (Cairn(s)) — Images

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Killinagh (Bullaun Stone) — Images

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Cranaghan (Slieve Russel Hotel, present location) (Wedge Tomb) — Images

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Cranaghan (Slieve Russel Hotel, present location) (Wedge Tomb) — Folklore

Originally built at H273211 in Aughrim townland, this was excavated and moved to the grounds of the swish Slieve Russel Hotel. The owner of both sites was once one of the the richest men in Ireland. Some in the area believe in the old ways:
https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/sean-quinns-downfall-is-fairies-revenge-say-locals-in-cavan-26794562.html

Beltany (Stone Circle) — Images

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Kimonaster Middle (Passage Grave) — Images

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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.

Gibbet Rath — Links

Gibbet Rath executions @ Wikipedia


Most of the links on Gibbet Rath refer to more recent bloody history.

Gibbet Rath — Images

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Curragh (Kildare ED) II (Round Barrow(s)) — Images

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Curragh (Kildare ED) I (Round Barrow(s)) — Images

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The Banqueting Hall (Enclosure) — Images

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Churchyard Stones (Standing Stones) — Images

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Ballinvally (Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art) — Miscellaneous

The entry for this stone on the SMR at archaeology.ie:

Class: Rock art

Townland: BALLINVALLY

Scheduled for inclusion in the next revision of the RMP: Yes

Description: This large erratic (dims c. 2.6m x c. 1.5m; H 0.95m at E, uphill, to 1.95m at W) is located on the steep NW-facing slope of Patrickstown Hill. It has art on its upper surface, which is divided in two by a crack, and it has been fully recorded by Shee Twohig (et al. 2010, 16). The N part has three concentric circles, while the S part has a motif of three concentric circles with a central dot connected by a line to a large, central, set of four or five concentric circles (diam. 0.7m). There is a third small concentric circle in the N part.

Compiled by: Michael Moore

Date of upload: 3 March, 2017

References:

1. Shee Twohig, E., Roughly, C., Shell, C., O’Reilly, C., Clarke, P. and G. Swanston 2010 Open-air rock art at Loughcrew, Co. Meath. Journal of Irish Archaeology, vol. 19, 1-28.

Ballinvally (Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art) — Images

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Thomastown (Passage Grave) — Images

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