The stoneage monuments in Ireland are fantastic to see. I especially liked the many dolmen. Another example of the many remnants of Ancient Civilizations that I encountered during my travels.

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Stone Age Monuments

Turoe Stone Early
Turoe Stone, an early Celtic standing stone carved in La Tène style, dating from between 300 BCE and 200 CE. It is located near Bullaun, County Galway. (1295k)
Ballymacgibbon Cairn Cong
Ballymacgibbon Cairn, near Cong, County Mayo. (702k)
Carrowkeel Passage Tomb
Carrowkeel passage tomb cemetery near Castlebaldwin, County Sligo. (684k)
Carrowkeel Passage Tomb
Carrowkeel passage tomb cemetery. (656k)
Carrowkeel Passage Tomb
Carrowkeel passage tomb. (978k)
Knowth Passage Tombs
Knowth passage tombs at Brú Na Bóinne, County Meath. (517k)
Entrance Stones Main
Entrance stones to the main Knowth Cairn. (1079k)
Decorated Kerbstones Around
Decorated kerbstones around the main Knowth cairn. (914k)
Decorated Kerbstone Around
Decorated kerbstone around the main Knowth cairn. (665k)
Decorated Kerbstone Around
Decorated kerbstone around the main Knowth cairn. (683k)
White Quartz Stones
White quartz stones and platforms next to the main cairn of Knowth. (1253k)
Stone Ring Carrowmore
Stone Ring at Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery, near Sligo City, County Sligo. (888k)
View Mountains Around
View of the mountains around Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery. Nearly every peak has a cairn on top. (556k)
Largest Cairns Knocknarea
The largest of these cairns, the Knocknarea cairn, near Sligo City, County Sligo. (337k)
Caiseal Coíllte Cashelkeelty
Caiseal Coíllte (Cashelkeelty) Stone Circle between Castletownbere and Glengarriff, Beara Peninsula, County Cork. (996k)
Srón Bearraín Shronebirrane
Srón Bearraín (Shronebirrane) Stone Circle, Beara Peninsula. It is in a pasture with sheep and all. (1130k)
Doirin T'sagairt Derreenataggart
Doirin an t'Sagairt (Derreenataggart) Stone Circle, near Castletownbere, County Cork. (959k)
Rath Chruinn Dha
An Rath Chruinn Dha Dhroim (Ardgroom) Stone Circle, a very nice Bronze Age monument, near Castletownbere. (1130k)
Stone Circle Cong
Stone Circle near Cong, County Mayo. This circle has the largest diameter of the circles that I saw. (1036k)
Dromberg Stone Circle
Dromberg Stone Circle, near Roscarberry, County Cork. This is one of the nicest Stone Circles, probably from around the 1st century CE, maybe even earlier. (1097k)
Building Foundation Next
Building foundation next to the Dromberg Stone Circle. (1308k)
Drumanone Dolmen Boyle
Drumanone Dolmen near Boyle. (896k)
Poulnabrone Dolmen Burren
Poulnabrone Dolmen in the Burren, County Clare. (771k)
Poulnabrone Dolmen Burren
Poulnabrone Dolmen in the Burren, County Clare. (743k)
Dolmain Chnoi Bhrúnaigh
Dolmain Chnoi an Bhrúnaigh (Browne's Hill Dolmen) near Carlow Town, County Carlow. The cap stone of this 5000 year old dolmen, Europe's largest, weighs over 100 tons. (803k)
View Dolmain Chnoi
View of the Dolmain Chnoi an Bhrúnaigh across the pasture. (564k)

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