Fourknocks Passage Tomb

Fourknocks Passage Tomb, Co Meath, Ireland

The decorated lintel stone on the right  as you enter the chamber


The decorated lintel over the right chamber


The decorated lintel over the central chamber


The entrance to Fourknocks Passage Tomb

The central chamber

The right chamber

One of the decorated stones

 

Castlekeeran

Castlekeeran – Three High Crosses, Ogham Stone and Cross Slab

Castlekeeran - the West Cross
The West Cross

Castlekeeran - the South Cross
The South Cross

Castlekeeran - the North Cross
The North Cross

 Castlekeeran Ogham Stone
The Ogham Stone

 Castlekeeran Cross Slab
The Cross Slab

Ogham Stone 2
The Ogham Stone inscription reads COVAGNI MAQI MUCOLI LUGINI, translated as “Cuana son of the people of Luigni” (Wikipedia)

Loughcrew Megalithic Complex – Carnbane West

Cairn L
Cairn L, Loughcrew Megalithic Complex – Carnbane West, Co Meath, Ireland

Carnbane West
The kerb of Cairn L with Cairn H in the middle ground and cairns F and G on the horizon

Cairn H
Cairn H

 The entrance to Cairn H
The entrance to Cairn H


Cairn H

Cairn L from the south west
Cairn L from the south west

Cairn D
Cairn D

Cairn F with Cairn D
Cairn F with Cairn D in the background

Cairn I With Cairn T on the horizon
Cairn I With Cairn T on the horizon

Cairn I
Cairn I

Loughcrew Megalithic Complex – Carnbane East

Cairn S with Cairn T in the background
Loughcrew Megalithic Complex – Carnbane East, Co Meath, Ireland

The Hag's Chair, Cairn T
The Hag’s Chair at Cairn T

The Hag's Chair on Sliabh na Cailleach
The Hag’s Chair on Sliabh na Cailleach, the Mountains of the Hag (Witch)

Detail of the Hag's Chair
Detail of Cross inscribed into the Hag’s Chair

Cairn V
Cairn V, Carnbane East

Cairn T from Cairn V
Cairn T viewed from Cairn V, Loughcrew Megalithic Complex, Carnbane East

Cairn V and Cairn T
Another view from Cairn V of Cairn T, Loughcrew Megalithic Complex

Cairn S
Cairn S

The Equinox Stone, Cairn T
The Equinox Stone in the chamber of Cairn T which is illuminated by the sun at sunrise on the Spring and Autumnal Equinoxes

Cairn T passage
Cairn T passage to chamber

Loughcrew decorated stone - rock art
Loughcrew decorated stone – rock art

Cairn T decorated stone
The “energy” seeming to emanate from this stone is coincidental internal camera flare

Cairn T and Cairn S
Cairn T with Cairn S in the foreground

Balrath Cross

Balrath Cross, Co Meath, Ireland
Balrath Way Side Cross
The Pietà and inscription asking for a prayer for the soul of John Broin

Balrath Way Side Cross
The west face has a crucifixion

Balrath Way Side Cross

One of the carved arms on the 16th century cross

Farranmacbride Court Tomb 2

Farranmacbride Court Tomb - west chamber
The entrance to the west chamber


Detail of the west chamber

Farranmacbride Court Tomb
The east part of the site

Farranmacbride Court Tomb - subsidiary chamber
The subsidiary chamber

Farranmacbride Court Tomb - The east gallery
The east gallery with the subsidiary chamber to the left

Farranmacbride Court Tomb
Farranmacbride Court Tomb, Glencolmcille, Co Donegal, Ireland

Killeavy old churches

Killeavy churches
Killeavy churches, Co Armagh, Northern Ireland

Killeavy churches
11th Century (West Church) and 15th Century (East Church with arched window

Killeavy church, lintel doorway
11th Century lintel doorway with huge granite slabs

Kilclooney More Dolmen

Not the famous one that’s a bit further north up the R261 but a small portal tomb surrounded by reeds
Kilclooney More Dolmen

“Other” Kilclooney More Dolmen (Portal Tomb), Co Donegal, Ireland

Kilclooney More Portal Tomb

Kilclooney More Portal Tomb

Ballymacdermot Court Tomb revisited

Ballymacdermot Court Tomb
Ballymacdermot Court Tomb, Co Armagh, Northern Ireland

Ballymacdermot Court Tomb

Ballymacdermot Court Tomb

Looking into the gallery from the court

Ballymacdermot Court Tomb

The entrance to the gallery from the court

Ballymacdermot Court Tomb

The view from behind the chambers