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Labbacallee Wedge Tomb

R512, eight km west from Fermoy, Fermoy, Ireland
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Inspiring tomb

Set off on the side of the road, there is no bus loads of tourists or gift shops. It sits on the... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Thomas G
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Quick detour

An interesting site, on the side of a rather quiet back road. Good information presented at the... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2016
Michael K
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  • Very good51%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
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3 May 2017
“Inspiring tomb”
19 Sep 2016
“Quick detour”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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R512, eight km west from Fermoy, Fermoy, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Set off on the side of the road, there is no bus loads of tourists or gift shops. It sits on the edge of a farmer's Field. Ancient portal tomb it is facinating to see.

Thank Thomas G
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

An interesting site, on the side of a rather quiet back road. Good information presented at the site - would love to have more info regarding the heritage trail that this site forms part of in the local area. If megaliths are your thing, this...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

We seriously got lost as the directions on Tripadvisor and asked directions from a local gentleman. It's not on the R512 it's on an off road at the sharp curb on the right and mile into it. Lovely structure I was definitely happy to be...More

2  Thank TrishWarnz
Reviewed 28 September 2014

Unbelievable, steeped in history, overlooking the river Funcheon, and the 12th century village of Glanworth, home to the Roche, Condons, and Glangibbon clans of that era.

1  Thank Jeremiah A
Reviewed 2 July 2014

The Hag's Bed would have been erected during the early Bronze Age around 1500 BC. This wedge shaped gallery grave is the finest of it's type in the country. It was excavated in 1934 and fragments of bone and pottery were found. The existence of...More

Thank staff15
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Labbacallee (the Hags Bed) is a marvel. A wonderful, seemingly untouched, Neolithic wedge tomb. To step over the stile and stand beside this wonder is to go back in time, to touch these stones is to touch prehistory.

1  Thank John_S1946
Reviewed 13 February 2014

Labbacallee has fascinated me to such a degree that I built a website about this early bronze wedge tomb....the largest in Ireland.Have a look at labbacallee.weebly.com I teach and I brought all the children out to this special place where they put on two performances:...More

2  Thank Heather S
Reviewed 2 December 2013

Interesting site to see. Small but intriguing. Unfortunately the site is in a dangerous place for parking. There is not actually a designated parking area except for a little space outside the site which will hold two vehicles at most. It is right on the...More

1  Thank James L
Reviewed 25 November 2013

If you like ancient ruins, this is a nice one as it's free and never busy. The wedge tomb at Labbacallee is the largest of all the Irish wedge tombs, known as the Hag's Bed the tomb is associated with the Celtic Hag -Goddess 'Caillech...More

2  Thank Joe D
Reviewed 14 October 2013

We were staying in Kinsale and did a nice drive around Cork to see several attractions in a day: Labbacallee Wedge Tomb is a nice small site to stop for a little while. We brought a picnic lunch and sat on the grass next to...More

Thank lizzy429
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