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Annacrivey (Standing Stones) — Images (click to view fullsize)

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Raven's Rock (Natural Rock Feature) — Images

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Killinaparson (Cist) — Images

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Lackan (Standing Stone / Menhir) — Images

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Slieve Glah (Cairn(s)) — Miscellaneous

This monument is not in the Archaeological Inventory of County Cavan, published in 1995.

This is the entry on archaeology.ie:

Class: Cairn - burial cairn

Townland: POLLAKEEL (Upper Loughtee By.)

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

Description: Located on top of Slieve Glah. A trig. station is constructed on top of a grass-covered cairn (diam. 13m; max. H 3m) that has been partly quarried, but there are indications of a small rectangular cist in its upper surface. It was reported by Michael Gibbons and Jim Higgins.

Compiled by: Michael Moore

Date of upload: 21 May, 2019

Banagher/Slieve Glah — Images

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Banagher (SE Circle) (Stone Circle) — Images

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Banagher (Passage Grave) — Images

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Banagher (SE Circle) (Stone Circle) — Images

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Banagher (Passage Grave) — Images

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Slieve Glah (Cairn(s)) — Images

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Banagher (NW Circle) (Stone Circle) — Images

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Grainne's Enclosure (Hillfort) — Images

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Rath of Synods — Images

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Burren (E) (Wedge Tomb) — Images

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Burren (SW) (Wedge Tomb) — Images

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Burren (Central II) RA (Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art) — Images

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Burren (Central) (Portal Tomb) — Images

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Newgrange (Passage Grave) — News

Genetics study shines light on early periods of Ireland's human history


A survey of ancient Irish genomes has found evidence that the parents of an adult male buried in the heart of the Newgrange passage tomb were first-degree relatives.

The research of the male's genome suggests that he was among a ruling social elite which is similar to the inbred Inca god-kings and Egyptian pharaohs.

The study, which was led by archaeologists and geneticists from Trinity College Dublin, focused on the earliest periods of Ireland’s human history.

The team conducted a painstaking genetic analysis of the ancient bones of 44 individuals recovered from all the major Irish burial traditions court tombs, portal tombs, passage tombs and other natural sites.

Famous for the annual winter solstice, little is known about who was buried in the heart of the Newgrange passage tomb which was built over 5,000 years ago.

More: https://www.rte.ie/news/2020/0617/1148049-genomes-study/

Iskaroon (Artificial Mound) — Fieldnotes

Small barow-like mound in a large pasture field outside the village of Dunderry. While my companion waited in the car, I hopped the field gate with enthusiasm, visions of Herity's outlier passage grave spurring me on.

Not visible from the road as it is obscured by the rise of the low hill on which it sits, what we have here is, imho, a small barrow. The boulders that Herity mentions could be the remains of a kerb, but I doubt it – they looked a lot like clearance to me, embedded in the turf now, but hey, who am I but a lowly megalithic adventurer.

Possibly worth a quick diversion on your way from Tara to Tlachtga, probably not.

Iskaroon (Artificial Mound) — Miscellaneous

Herity, in Irish Passage Graves (1974), lists this as Me 71 and says "A much-ruined circular mound, about 12m in diameter and now standing only about 1m high, has 5 boulders set in an arc on the north-west side, probably the remains of a kerb. Other loose boulders lie a short distance outside the edge on the north side. The centre has been dug away. It stands on the highest part of a low hill about 76m (250') O.D."

Rath Laoghaire — Images

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The Mound of Hostages (Passage Grave) — Images

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Iskaroon (Artificial Mound) — Images

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Wardstown (Rath) — Images

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Glendasan River (Bullaun Stone) — Images

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