Megalithic Sites


While the tour groups and crowds build up at Newgrange, you can slip quietly past and go instead to Loughcrew, where there are megalithic remains of …


Ogham is an ancient form of writing, which takes the form of linear cuts made in stone.

Brú na Bóinne

The cluster of ancient structures around Bru na Boinne are designated as a World Heritage Site pre-date the pyramids and are extremely sophisticated …

Ceide Fields

Archaeological excavations in Mayo are uncovering new insights into life in Stone Age Ireland, and what they are finding is having an international impact.

Stone Circles

These ancient arrangements of stones, found all over Ireland, date back thousands of years and are believed to have had religious or ceremonial significance.

Dolmens or Portal Tombs

These distinctive structures,created between 3000 BC and 2000 BC mark burial places in a very distinctive way.