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This is a 6,000 year old Court Tomb, and you can get close to it without swarming tourists or ropes to keep you out. It's a terrific example of a court tomb, and you can walk around the entire ruin getting various nice vantage points....More
Only one small family viewing when we arrived. It was misty, cool and gray late morning and near our last overnight. Fascinating there are so many of these stone structures in Ireland. How did they do that?!
Notice the bits of cloth (and a few...More
Very beautiful place with a spiritual feel to it. A little walk up the hill leads you to the tombs.
Amazing that it's free and people are allow to roam it free.
Horrified to see people climbing on it when we got there .
We stopped here as mist turned into rain, as a German tour bus arrived, as as public-works employees cut the grass around the entrance to the space. It still quickly became a meaningful visit. Entering the park space, you are at the opposite end of...More
Easy to find on the main road to Sligo, visited early morning and no one around so very peaceful apart from the background noise from traffic, in a remarkable state given it's age some restoration has gone on but the whole place looks good for...More
Creevykeel is one of the finest court cairns in Ireland. It was built in the 3rd millennium BC and consists of a wedge-shaped mound with a burial chamber opening off the open central court. Near the narrow end of the mound are 2 further graves....More
This was a nice, short visit. It is right along the N15, with an adequate car park. There is no admission fee and seldom has any crowd. We were there by ourselves. You can see the whole layout of the court tomb and chambers and...More