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25-11-2009, 21:23   #16
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Learning as I go along (Error corrected & few more added)

This is in fact Scrahanard Wedge tomb, (not Cappeen Wedge Cairn/Dolmen)
Notice at the gate says Dolmen
Scahanard Cairn & Standing stone are in the same field also known as Bealick
Lackaduv wedge tomb is at the other side of the road on property owned by the same farmer, a very nice gent, loves to chat

Seems there is 3rd Wedge tomb not too far away at
51.96644N 9.0032W I will check this out

Scrahanard Wedge tomb last visit




Scrahanard Wedge Tomb today


Scahanard Cairn today


Scrahanard Standing Stone & Cairn today


Scahanard Standing Stone & wedge tomb today


Lackaduv Wedge tomb (very low) last visit
51.96055 N
8.99514 W
Across the road from Scrahanard Wedge Tomb





Lackaduv Dolmen today

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Clochafarmore: Cuchlains stone. Just outside Knockbridge, Louth.



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This stone is standing in a field along the Tibradden Road, near Rockbrook, Dublin (approx co-ords: 53,15.7657N; 6,17.6183W):



Can't find any reference in the National Monuments database on Archaeology.ie - anyone know anything about it?
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Few more done last week

Proleek Dolmen Co Louth
54.02.13.5 N
06.20.50.5 W


Geezer taking measurements


Legananny : Portal Tomb Co Down
Longitude 6° 1' 8.86" W
Latitude 54° 19' 22.53" N






Ashley Park : Passage Tomb, Co Tipperary, a real gem
Longitude 8° 11' 17.07" W
Latitude 52° 56' 1.18" N










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This stone is standing in a field along the Tibradden Road, near Rockbrook, Dublin (approx co-ords: 53,15.7657N; 6,17.6183W):



Can't find any reference in the National Monuments database on Archaeology.ie - anyone know anything about it?
Answering my own question, I've finally discovered that this is the Kilmashogue stone pair (sure enough, you can see the second stone in the distance near the trees to the left of the first stone). I had erroneously thought they were to be seen from Kilmashogue Lane not the Tibradden Road.

Here's a few from my collection of Dublin monuments:-

The "Giant's Grave" at Ballyedmonduff:



Fog at Fairy Castle, Two Rock Mountain:



Detail of a Cist at Kilmashogue Wedge Tomb:



"Niall Dhu's Grave" - Chambered Cairn at Tibraden Mountain:



Killakee Wedge Tomb:



Ballybrack Portal Tomb:



Chambered Cairn on Blackheath, Ben of Howth:



The Druid's Judgement Seat, Killiney:



Mount Mapas Obelisk, Killiney Hill (the mound is the remains of a passage gave):


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The view from Dowth to Newgrange.
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these are from the equinox at loughcrew


punchestown longstone
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popped up to fairy castle on two rock on saturday, its a shame that from the 3 cairns that overlooked dublin this is the only one that remains.

from previous trips


the footprint of the cairn from which the hellfire club was built (although who doesnt love the heller)


rebuilt fake passage tomb on tibradden
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Thanks for your comments

My sources, those and a lot of internet research, weekends often rotate around motorcycle rally's and photorally stuff so I investigate what's to be seen pretty close to my route, I have two good books, Temples of Stone & Sacred Ireland which I got on Amazon UK, a short guide to the Stone Circles of Cork & Kerry by Bandia Publishing
Internet websites include the following including the two you mentioned

Megaliths county by county
http://www.megalithicireland.com/

http://www.cianmcliam.smugmug.com/Ancient-Ireland

http://www.megalithomania.com/

http://www.stonepages.com/ireland/ireland.html

http://www.themodernantiquarian.com/site/850/eire,html

http://www.heritageireland.ie/en/North-West/

http://www.megalithicmonumentsofirel...By_County.html

County Waterford only
http://www.welcomewaterford.ie/Cultu...oricMonuments/

County Clare
http://www.clarelibrary.ie/eolas/coc...edge_tombs.htm

http://www.westkerrymuseum.com/earlymedievalgallery.htm

http://www.bearatourism.com/archaelogical.html

http://megmumbles.blogspot.com/2003/...ard-bound.html
http://www.peatlandsni.gov.uk/archae...tonecirclesmap

http://www.askaboutireland.ie/readin...ge-megalithic/

http://blather.net/blather/megaliths/

Megalithic Monuments - A Waymarking.com Category
http://www.waymarking.com/cat/detail...ff988035c&st=2

http://www.discoverireland.com/us/ir...sc=-1046674142

http://www.ancientireland.org/index.htm

http://www.ancientireland.org/index.htm

http://www.megalithic.co.uk/search.php?query=&country=2

http://www.archaeology.ie/en/NationalMonuments/

http://www.meath.ie/Tourism/Heritage/HeritageSites/

http://www.megalithia.com/sitelist.html#Eire

Anyone feel like commenting or adding to this list feel free to do so
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Brilliant as ever.
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I would say if there's a bigger list you earn a prize. Great reading there bogman.
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Great list there Bogman! A few I've not seen before so I'll have to have a gander at them when I get a chance.

A couple of others:
http://www.irishmegaliths.org.uk
http://www.archaeology.ie/smrmapviewer/mapviewer.aspx
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I think it's about time I threw up a few.

Lisnadarragh wedge tomb, Monaghan.





Speaking of astral allignments earlier, this photo was taken at the back of the tomb at sunset about a month before winter solstice. So I think it's possible, given the position of the sun here, that there is/was a solstice alignment. I have no idea if it's confirmed or not, but perhaps it's just coincidence!
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Cohaw court tomb in Cavan.

This is one monster, about 35m long I think



Unusually enough, it has three or four completely seperate chambers






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Ballymacdermot court tomb, just outside Newry.









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