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MOD Note 07/05/2013. Thanks to Bogman for keeping this amazing thread alive over the years. We have removed chat and broken links so the thread is easier to browse. Please feel free to add any images of archaeological monuments you wish but please add the date, location and description of the monument in the image. Please keep it to images that you have taken Please don't chat without an image attached.

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A few from last weekend

Ballyganner South Wedge Tomb County Clare




Clooneen Wedge Tomb, Burren, Co. Clare




Parknabinnia Wedge Tomb County Clare




Killinaboy Old Church Sheela-na-Gig near Corrofin County Clare
Not a Megalith


Killinaboy Old Church Cross near Corrofin County Clare
Not a Megalith


Lough Gur Wedge tomb near Hollycross County Limerick





Grange Stone Circle Lough Gur Co. Limerick




Stone circle Lough Gur C
Adjacent to Grange stone circle


Grange stone circle is just over the far ditch



This is a hobby of mine, using Temples of stone & Sacred Ireland as guides

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bogman Registered User
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Island Wedge tomb near Burnfort County Cork






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bogman Registered User
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Few more


Must have been a party here, lots of pint bottles under the Dolmen


Cappeen standing stone & Wedge (same field)


3 fields away in poor shape




Inchincurka Wedge Tomb north of Dunmanway




Knockraheen stone circle


Knockraheen alignment stones, Boggeragh mountains



Knockraheen stone circle & alignment stones

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bogman Registered User
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Need some help here, can anybody identify or tell me about this ruin located 1km west of the restored famine village of Cill Rialaig near Ballinskelligs, seems to be the ruins of some kind of settlement























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Cool East Wedge Tomb Valentia Island






Standing stone nearby


3 crosses & Saint Brendan's well Valentia Island
Not Megaliths








Coom Wedge Tomb near Ballinskelligs...beauty










Lissyviggeen Stone Circle 3km east of Killarney


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bogman Registered User
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Two large outlying stones adjacent to Lissyviggeen Stone Circle


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Setup an account there, will look at it later bawn79

This afternoons Jaunt
Arderawinny Portal tomb west of Schull Co Cork (well hidden behind some gorse and at the base of a small cliff




1 mile to the west on a corner of the main road at a car park, a beauty
Altar Wedge Tomb west of Schull on the R592






About two miles further on behind the Altar Restaurant on the left
Toormore Wedge Tomb




Theres a concrete lintle supporting the slap at one corner!!


Continue up the R591 towards Durrus to the Dunbeacon Standing Stones (2 miles west of Durrus, parking place provided, 2nd gate on the right


These point roughly to the next target over the harvested field to the right


Dunbeacon Circle, across the road from the Dunbeacon Standing Stones car park, through the lane, across the large field and on 50 yards, watch out for electric fences


6 stones remain standing




250 km round trip, couldn't think of a better way to spend a half day

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bogman Registered User
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Darky Finn said:


How exactly have you been locating these tombs?

Using 2 books, Temples of stone & Sacred Ireland, that and a lot of research on internet, very satisfying Finn, Garmin Zumo gps on the bike works well too

Got two today

Augnacliffe Portal Tomb
County Longford
This is huge





Cleenrah Portal-tomb
Augnacliffe
County Longford




These are about a mile apart and easy to find

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bogman Registered User
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GhostInTheRuins said:
I've been meaning to do a proper trip like this for a long time now. Fair play Bogman, some great pictures there.

Cheers mate
Bohonagh Stone Circle on the way home from Toe head this evening


N51.58057
W00899963

20m distant
Boulder Burial


Bohonagh Stone Circle 20m beyond

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bogman Registered User
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A few from the weekend

Browneshill portal tomb Carlow




Haroldstown portal tomb Carlow



From the road


Ballyquin portal tomb Waterford





Standing Stone nearby


This is getting addictive

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tricky D NSAbot: Second Variety
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That's a fantastic collection you got there, bogman.

Here's 2 shots of Aideen's Grave (dolmen, collapsed) from Deerpark in Howth




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bogman Registered User
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These are all located close to Tramore

Gaulstown Portal Tomb Co Waterford



Adjacent to Gaulstown Portal Tomb Co Waterford


Harristown passage tomb Woodstown County Waterford




Knockeen Portal Tomb Waterford




Matthewstown Passage Tomb near Tramore Waterford




Known locally as the giants grave, not in a good state of repair
Passage tomb at Carriglong County Waterford


Located inside this gorse




Ballynageeragh dolmen near Tramore County Waterford
Unfortunately has a concrete base added and one of the upright stones is of concrete also (done in 1940)




This is terrible looking

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Up in Donegal and Sligo over the weekend, got these

Carrowkeel Cemetery, County Sligo
54.2484 N
8.5193 W
(Includes 14 Cairns)
Tombs were built around 3200-2400 B.C





Cairn entrance Carrowkeel




All the Megaliths below are within 10 or so of each other

Farranmacbride Court Tomb, County Donegal
2 fields of Megaliths, pity about their condition
54.7145 N
8.7222 W









Malin More Portal Tombs, County Donegal
54.6994 N
8.7745 W
The field contains the remains of 6 tombs roughly in line with each other, an adjacent field has a Standing stone, an amazing place













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bogman Registered User
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These tombs are not in a great state of repair but that matters not, its just over the wall from the main road

Cloghanmore Court Tomb, near Malin More County Donegal
54.6892 N
8.7466 W

Class, car park and concrete path all the way to the tomb :thumbsup2:







Shalwy court tomb County Donegal
Waterlogged ground prevented me getting near
54.6243 N
8.5471 W

Wellingtons the next time



Early Christian Cross near Farranmacbride, County Donegal


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