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Ashtown Demesne Round Barrow(s)
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Athgoe Hill Round Barrow(s)
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Balcunnin Standing Stone / Menhir
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Ballinascorney Upper Round Barrow(s)
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Ballybetagh Cairn(s)
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Ballybrack Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech
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Ballyedmonduff Wedge Tomb
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Ballymaice Passage Grave
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Ballymorefinn Cist Cist
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Ballymorefinn Hill Outcrop Rocky Outcrop
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Balrothery Standing Stone / Menhir
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Barnageeragh Cairn(s)
Barnaslingan Rocky Outcrop
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Belgard Deer Park Stone Circle
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Belgard Deer Park Cairn(s)
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Boherboy Standing Stones
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Bohernabreena Rath
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Bremore Passage Grave
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Brenanstown Standing Stone / Menhir
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Carrickgollogan Wedge Tomb
Carrigeenoura Round Barrow(s)
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Claremont Artificial Mound
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Coolock Artificial Mound
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Corduff Artificial Mound
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Crookan Cairn Cairn(s)
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Crooksling Round Barrow(s)
Crooksling Cairn(s)
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Cunard Portal Tomb
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Dalkey Island Hillfort
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Damastown Artificial Mound
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The Druids' Judgement Seat Dolmen / Quoit / Cromlech
Drumanagh Promontory Fort
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Drumnigh Artificial Mound
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Dublin Zoological Gardens Chambered Tomb
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Fairy Castle Cairn(s)
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Foxrock Cairn(s)
Garristown Artificial Mound
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Glassamucky Artificial Mound
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Glassamucky Brakes Standing Stone / Menhir
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Glassamucky Brakes Stone Circle
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Glassamucky Mountain Bullaun Stone
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Glenaraneen Crannog
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Glencullen Standing Stone / Menhir
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Glendruid Portal Tomb
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Grange Sacred Well
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Hollywood Great Artificial Mound
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Howth
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Ho Stone, Balcunnin Standing Stone / Menhir
Inch Artificial Mound
Kilcrea Artificial Mound
Kilgobbin Standing Stone / Menhir
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Killakee Wedge Tomb
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Killiney Hill/Dalkey Commons Cairn(s)
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Kill of the Grange Bullaun Stone
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Kilmashogue
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Kilmashogue Portal Tomb
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Kiltalawn Standing Stone / Menhir
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Kiltiernan Portal Tomb
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Kingswood Artificial Mound
Knockandinny Round Barrow(s)
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Knockannavea Cairn(s)
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Knockanvinidee Artificial Mound
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Knockbrack Hillfort
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Knockmaroon Burial Chamber
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Lambay Island Cairn(s)
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Laughanstown Wedge Tomb
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Leopardstown Standing Stone / Menhir
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Lucan and Pettycannon Souterrain
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Lugg Henge
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Lugg Barrow / Cairn Cemetery
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Lugmore Round Barrow(s)
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Lusk Bullaun Stone
Mallahow Artificial Mound
Monpelier Standing Stone / Menhir
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Monpelier (Hell Fire Club) Passage Grave
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Mountseskin Barrow / Cairn Cemetery
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Mount Venus Burial Chamber
Nags Head Artificial Mound
Newtown Artificial Mound
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Newtown Hill Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork
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Newtown lower Round Barrow(s)
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Palmerstown Lower Round Barrow(s)
Piperstown Stone Circle
Piperstown Standing Stone / Menhir
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Piperstown Cairn(s)
Portmarnock Artificial Mound
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Raheen Standing Stones
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Raheendhu/Ballinascorney Rath
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Rathcoole Holed Stone
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Rockbrook
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Rush Chambered Tomb
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Saggart Hill
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Seahan Hill
Shankhill Wedge Tomb
Skidoo Artificial Mound
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Stillorgan Park Cist (Destroyed)
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Sutton South Artificial Mound
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Tallaght Bullaun Stone
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Taylorsgrange Portal Tomb
Three Rocks Mountain Rocky Outcrop
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Tibradden Wedge Tomb
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Tibradden Chambered Cairn
Two Rocks Mountain Passage Grave
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Westown North Round Barrow(s)
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Woodtown Cursus

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Materialitas: Working Stone, Carving Identity March 9-10th 2007


The UCD School of Archaeology and Humanities Institute of Ireland, University College Dublin present a conference on the materiality of stone, with an evening reception and keynote address by Richard Bradley on Friday 9th March, and papers by invited
Speakers including specialists on stone monuments, lithic objects, rock art and quarrying, o... continues...
fitzcoraldo Posted by fitzcoraldo
9th January 2007ce
Edited 12th January 2007ce

Kingship and Sacrifice Exhibition


"Kingship & Sacrifice" will be officially opened by Arts Minister John O'Donoghue this afternoon at the Museum of Ireland in Dublin.

It'll include the recently found bog bodies from Oldcroghan, Co Offaly and Clonycavan, Co Meath.

Admission is free. There's a tour on the 24th June from 14:00-15:00... continues...
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
20th June 2006ce

Bronze Age Forum - Dublin

The next meeting of the Bronze Age Forum will be hosted by the School of Archaeology, University College Dublin. The meeting is open to anyone with an interest in the Bronze Age archaeology of Ireland, Britain and our nearest Continental neighbours.

Date 17-19 November 2006

Further information regarding the meeting will be made available soon at: www.ucd.ie/archaeology/groups/BronzeAgeForum
fitzcoraldo Posted by fitzcoraldo
15th June 2006ce
Edited 18th June 2006ce

Bog bodies from Dublin area unveiled

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/4589638.stm

The two men (one a giant 6'6" compared to the other who was 5'2") met their sticky ends (no pun intended) in bogs at Clonycavan and Croghan in the Iron Age. They were both found in 2003.
There will be a 'Timewatch' programme about them on the BBC on 20th January.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
7th January 2006ce
Edited 7th January 2006ce

'Carrickminders' celebrate archaeologists return


an update of the M50 saga


The Irish Examiner 08 Nov 2002

By Caroline O'Doherty

THE National Roads Authority has denied protestors' claims of victory after archaeologists resumed work on the controversial Carrickmines Castle site... continues...
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
8th November 2002ce

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Rush (Chambered Tomb) — Fieldnotes

There are some sites that hold an enduring fascination, even though, because of their ruinous condition, they are well past their sell by dates. It could be their location, or the tantalising tales of what once was, or it could be a je ne sais quois, a more regular feeling about a lot of these places. It could also be the grim determination that one feels, that no matter what remains and no matter how insubstantial it is, we will bear witness, gripped as we are by endless curiosity, nagging impulse and barmy nerdishness. It could be any, or all, like Rush today, of these.

Drive or walk north out of Rush village (now an ever-expanding town) on the Skerries road and the first turn on the right is Six Cross Lane. This leads down to the north beach of Rush with its caravan parks and holiday homes. Take this, the more adventurous route, to access the site (There is a track 150 metres further north that leads to an easier route, but it was waterlogged and muddy today and was only suitable for wellies, not my cheap Lidl walking boots).

From the north beach, walk north towards the promontory where the remains lie, rounding a small headland and fording the stream that flows through the deep gully. You can ascend, with mild difficulty, the path where the stream meets the beach. Follow the track past the cabbage fields, east onto the promontory and skirting the cliff-edge and there you have it.

It’s true that keeping one’s expectations low seldom leads to disappointment, and from reading the various sources, I wasn’t expecting much. There are more remains here than I have read about in any of the mentions I’ve found, but when one reads that this was a conical mound, thirty metres in diameter with a ten metre long passage and a 2.4 metre long chamber, one realises that these remains are scant indeed. But today is really about location and sensation and determination and relief.

Three contiguous stones still stand in the undergrowth and cairn rubble that separates the penultimate field of the small promontory from the field beyond. They look like kerbstones. It’s not much to hold on to, they’re not mentioned anywhere else, but there they are. Just over the rubble in the corner of the last field, beside the track, lies a large, loose boulder, said definitively to be from the the tomb. Were this all that remains, other than the written words of what once was, disappointment may have sunk in, but no – what is here ought to be examined and preserved, but probably won’t.

I’d been up the road in Skerries earlier and had gotten lashed on. The two sites I’d visited there deserved more attention than I’d managed, but here the sun had emerged. I’d almost given up when I’d seen the waterlogged, muddy track, had returned to the car and started to head for home. Then the pull kicked in. Fuck it. I turned the car around and sought another route, not fully believing there was a way, but there was a will.

Herity says that the mound “had been more than half-destroyed when W.P. Newenham saw the site in 1838.” I’ve driven past the location many a time and wondered was the whole thing just wiped away, pulled apart and ploughed into the ground. Well not all of it. There are traces still, tantalising, like the sensation one has looking across to distant, private Lambay, just out of reach but still possible. The colours of the day were emerging from the greyness that has dominated this last four or five weeks of this unique pandemicked summer. Sun was breaking through as the rain fled across the Irish sea and I didn’t want to leave but had to.
ryaner Posted by ryaner
12th July 2020ce

Rush (Chambered Tomb) — Miscellaneous

From the SMR at archaeology.ie

Class: Megalithic tomb - passage tomb
Townland: RUSH
Scheduled for inclusion in the next revision of the RMP: Yes
Description: Situated on a small headland south of Loughshinney village. Prior to c. 1838 the site comprised a circular cairn (diam. c. 30m) with a funnel-shaped entrance and a rectangular chamber (L 2.4m; Wth 1.8m). Human bones were found in the chamber and midden material containing a possible microlith (DU008-013003)-) was found underneath (Newenham 1838, 247; Flanagan 1984, 15). Two cist burials were found in the cairn and a third W of the kerbstones (DU008-013002-).The cairn was partially removed by land improvement in 1838, the remainder incorporated into a field boundary. Remains of this field boundary extend almost from the cliff edge for c. 21m NS. Large stones (> 1m diam.) and small stone cairn material are visible within the overgrown field boundary. One large boulder is out lying c.2m south-east of the field boundary. No markings or decoration visible on these stones. Magnetic gradiometry undertaken by the Discovery Programme (Licence 08R247) did not succeed in establishing a location for the passage tomb as a large part of the area had been subject to intensive ploughing. ??

Compiled by: Geraldine Stout ??
Updated by: Christine Baker ??
Date of upload: 15 December 2014
ryaner Posted by ryaner
12th July 2020ce

Rush (Chambered Tomb) — Images (click to view fullsize)

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Balcunnin (Standing Stone / Menhir) — Images

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